TRUST ADMINISTRATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-135076
This expert has nearly 20 years of legal and trust administration experience. She gained her JD from Willamette College of Law and is licensed to practice in Wyoming. She served as an attorney at James H. Jordan PC, an attorney for Austin Law Office, and an assistant vice president and trust administrator in the investment management and trust division at ANB Bank.Currently she is an attorney focusing on probate and estate administration issues.
Expert Witness: E-180122
Prior to her academic career, this expert worked as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service for nearly 15 years. While with the IRS, she tried 50 cases before the United States Tax Court, dealing with issues including fraud, business deductions, mergers and acquisitions, TEFRA partnerships, corporate expenses, and exempt organizations. She earned her JD at DePaul University and currently teaches law at Prestigious University. This expert was a Fulbright Professor ...
Expert Witness: E-288137
This qualified expert received his BA in business administration from Saint Michael's College and has over 35 years of experience in retail wealth management. He is a certified trust financial advisor, a FINRA arbitrator, and a chartered advisor in philanthropy. He has served as a director for prestigious companies such as JPMogran Securities, RBC Wealth Management, and UBS Financial Services with over 17 years of experience in broker dealer field leadership positions.
Expert Witness: E-033471
This expert has deep experience in wills, trusts, estates, and fiduciary administration. This expert’s research focuses on economic and empirical analysis of trusts, estates, and fiduciary administration. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals such as the Yale Law Journal, the Stanford Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. He is the lead coauthor of the most popular ...
Expert Witness: E-164540
This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry and his expertise includes real estate asset management, mortgage loan servicing, risk assessment and mitigation and relationship management. After receiving his bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Finance from Georgia State University, this expert went on to be a Contract Administrator at the Federal Asset Disposition Association. He then worked as a ...
Expert Witness: E-078842
This expert has over 30 years experience in the business, banking, finance and M&A with expertise in management, administration, and governance. He received his MBA in Financial Services from ESG UQAM in Montreal, and is a F.I.C.B. Fellow with the Institute of Canadian Bankers. He served as a compliance officer at both Laurentian Bank and ScotiaBank & Trust. He is currently an independent financial consultant.
Expert Witness: E-079390
This expert has been a property valuation and appraisal consultant since 1974. He has completed valuation and consulting assignments for federal, state and local governments and agencies, public and private companies, lending institutions, trust departments, and individuals. He is nationally recognized as an appraiser of large land tracts.
Expert Witness: E-009435
This expert began his professional career within the field of behavioral health in 1989 while working towards the obtainment of his undergraduate degree in Psychology. Since his graduation in 1991 he has worked in progressively responsible positions within mental/behavioral health, criminogenic, and substance abuse treatment modalities. This expert has served as the Program Director and Primary Therapist for a Long Term Trauma Recovery Program, as the Program ...
Expert Witness: E-006266
This expert is a recognized authority and consultant in the hotel industry. He operates his hotel, hospitality and consulting practice specializing in operational audits and the effectiveness of hotel franchising agreements and litigation support assignments. Prior to forming his hotel consulting firm, this expert was the Product Line Manager for Hotel/Motel Operations at the International Telephone & Telegraph Co. overseeing the Sheraton Corporation of America. His ...

TRUST ADMINISTRATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Trustee Fails To Diversify Investments Causing Multi-Million Dollar Losses TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

…  case involves a bank that served as a trustee on behalf of a well-known university. The defending bank was accused of …  to the university by allegedly failing to diversify the trust assets. The holdings of the trust were invested almost exclusively in 5 stocks. The fund was diversified …

Trusts & Estates Attorney Allegedly Breaches Duty Of Care TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

Trusts & Estates Attorney Allegedly Breaches Duty Of Care

…  case involves the trust of an elderly woman with 3 children. Following her husband’s death, the woman engaged an attorney to prepare a trust, last wills and testaments, and related estate-planning documents. There was a provision written into the trust that prohibited the woman’s children from buying property from the …

Surviving Trustee Allegedly Violates Fiduciary Duty TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

Surviving Trustee Allegedly Violates Fiduciary Duty

…  case involves a dispute over a survivors trust. A couple with no children held the trust, the main asset of which was a residential property. When the wife passed …

Trust Beneficiaries Accuse Trustee of Breach in Fiduciary Duty TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

…  case involves a trust that was established by a man in the American Midwest for his children. …  his first wife and remarried, he named his new wife as the trustee. After several years, the property contained within the trust was sold, with the proceeds being passed to the guarantor as well as the …

Financial Experts Opine on Diversifying Illiquid Trusts TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

Financial Experts Opine on Diversifying Illiquid Trusts

…  case involves the bankruptcy of a family trust in Utah that was comprised entirely of stock in a large company, and comprised the trust’s bankruptcy. The trust was established for the descendants of one of the founders of the …

Estates and Trusts Expert Opines on Negligent Trust Formation TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

…  case involves a defendant who created a revocable trust instrument in Maryland. The defendant prepared both a restarted trust instrument as well as a separate will and testament. Based on the advice …

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own TRUST ADMINISTRATION Expert Case

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own

…  For many years after her accident, her uncle served as her trustee. While serving as her trustee, he engaged in transactions and treated her assets as his own. He …