Estate and Trust Law News & Procedures

Members of the Section of Estate and Trust Law of the Maryland State Bar Association are generally persons involved in estate planning and probate administration. The Section currently has nearly 900 members.

Section Membership Benefits:

1. Opportunity to serve on various committees in developing legislation related to estate and trust.

2. Opportunity to participate in developing and teaching in estate and trust MICPEL educational programs.

3. Receive discounts on attending MICPEL programs in which the Section has participated.

4. Receive the Section of Estate and Trust Law Newsletter which is published several times each year. The Newsletter provides current information of interest to practitioners about probate administration, proposed and enacted legislation and relevant court cases. Also the Section Newsletter from time to time provides practice tips and practical information for estate and trust attorneys. 

How to Become a Member of the Section

1. You must be a member of the Maryland State Bar Association to become a member of the Section. The annual dues for the MSBA are $75 for admittees of less than five years and $125 for admittees of five years or more.

2. When joining the MSBA, you can play an additional fee $10 to join the Section of Estate and Trust Law.

3. You can become a member of the Section of Estate and Trust Law by going to the Sections Registration Form or the
MSBA Membership Application Form.

4. When Paying the annual dues to the MSBA, complete the check off box to become a member of the Section of Estate and Trust Law  and add the Section's Dues of $10 to the remittance.

5. You can join any time write to the MSBA Membership Department, 520 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

6. Telephone information about membership is available at 1-800-492-1964 or 410-685-7878, Membership Department or call Jack Burdette, Chair Section Membership Committee
(301) 662-8248.

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