TRUSTS 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-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-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-012863
This highly qualified expert is a licensed FINRA arbitrator with years of experience in trusts, treasuries and financial planning. He received his BS degree from Florida Southern College and completed his training in securities at FINRA, Wharton and the New York Institute of Finance. He is a former branch manager at Merrill Lynch and the former manager of the New York City District Professional Resource Center, which is comprised of over 40 specialists serving 700+ ...

TRUSTS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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

This case involves a bank that served as a trustee on behalf of a well-known university. The defending bank was accused of breaching its fiduciary duty to the university by allegedly failing to diversify the trust assets. The holdings of the trust were inv …

Trusts & Estates Attorney Allegedly Breaches Duty Of Care TRUSTS Expert Case

Trusts & Estates Attorney Allegedly Breaches Duty Of Care

This 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 tru …

Negligent Trust Management Leads To Multi-Million Dollar Loss TRUSTS Expert Case

This case involves an insurance company that put its money into a trust with a depositor that ended up losing its money. The insurance company had a fronting agreement with a depository company. Part of the deal included the bank holding collateral in a tr …

Surviving Trustee Allegedly Violates Fiduciary Duty TRUSTS Expert Case

Surviving Trustee Allegedly Violates Fiduciary Duty

This 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 away, the husband established a survivors trust. One of the beneficiaries of the survivo …

Trust Compliance Expert Discusses Bank’s Liability In Investment Scam TRUSTS Expert Case

This case is a class action suit against a bank that allegedly aided an investment scam. An investment firm ran advertisements offering investors a sizeable tax deal on a retirement plan. However, the shares the firm ultimately offered were for a defun …

Trust Beneficiaries Accuse Trustee of Breach in Fiduciary Duty TRUSTS Expert Case

This case involves a trust that was established by a man in the American Midwest for his children. After the man divorced his first wife and remarried, he named his new wife as the trustee. After several years, the property contained within the trust was s …

Banking Expert Discusses Fraud Prevention and Reporting Standards TRUSTS Expert Case

This case is a class action matter involving multiple financial institutions located in North America. The plaintiffs in this matter included a group of investors within a community who were victimized by an alleged fraud scheme. The plaintiffs believed th …

Property Dispute Emerges from Toxic Tort TRUSTS Expert Case

Property Dispute Emerges from Toxic Tort

This is a mortgage securitization case in North Carolina involving a town’s use of private property to dump waste and polluted materials. Following the dispute, there was confusion over who owned the mortgage note of the property, and whether or not it h …

Estates and Trusts Expert Opines on Negligent Trust Formation TRUSTS Expert Case

This 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 of the defendant, the decedent signed and executed t …