The Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning enables attorneys to gain expertise in individual and estate planning — a specialization increasingly in demand due to the increasing complexity and uncertainty surrounding today's economic and legal environments, combined with changing population demographics.
Tina Portuondo is Director of the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning and Director of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. She also became chair of the ABA's Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law (RPTE) in 2012. Read article and watch video.
"The Graduate Program in Estate Planning provides a wide range of exposure to the issues that are prevalent in a sophisticated estate planning and administration practice. The courses are taught by some of the most esteemed estate planning experts throughout the United States. It is the most complete program available to prepare practitioners for the complex issues of an estate planning practice".
Jonathan P. Lee - LL.M. 2006
Ellis, Lawhorne & Simms, PA.
Columbia, South Carolina