Douglas A. Bozell Elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

November 22, 2010

Douglas A. Bozell, a partner of Frost Brown Todd LLC, was recently elected a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).   The College honors those professionals whose sustained performance in the practice exemplifies the highest standards of professionalism and achievement by granting them membership as Fellows.  Mr. Bozell is the sixth Frost Brown Todd attorney invited to the College, joining John T. Bondurant, Jeffrey S. Dible, Patricia D. Laub, Bernard L. McKay, and James Park, Jr.

Membership in ACTEC is by election of the regents of the College. Individual lawyers meeting the criteria for membership are nominated by Fellows of the College, and subjected to careful review by state and national membership selection committees prior to consideration. All ACTEC members have made substantial contributions to the field of trust and estate law through writing, teaching and bar leadership activities. The members work together in a collegial manner to enhance their ability to provide the most efficient and highest quality services to their clients, develop qualified trust and estate counselors, improve and reform probate, trust and tax laws, procedures, and standards of professional responsibility, and cooperate with bar associations and other organizations with similar missions.

Mr. Bozell counsels clients in all areas of wealth transfer planning, including gift and estate tax planning, business succession planning, corporate and partnership tax planning, charitable planning, special needs trusts, planning for retirement benefit distributions and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. He is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and trust and estate administration issues to professionals as well as continuing legal education programs.  Mr. Bozell has been selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers® for the Business/Corporate practice group in 2010 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Trusts and Estates for 2010-2011.