New York, New York (PRWEB) October 17, 2011
At a key industry conference attended by leaders and scholars in the estate planning field, distinguished trust and estate planning attorney Jonathan Blattmachr of Eagle River Advisors outlined his expectations for the future of the industry in the opening speech of the conference, The Future of the Practice of Law.
Mr. Blattmachr, a nationally-recognized authority on estate planning and a prolific speaker on insurance and taxation matters in estate planning, spoke on the topic of the evolution of legal practice in America, its likely trajectory, what the repercussions will likely be for those who make their living in the field, and how clients will be impacted.
Through the course of the speech, Mr. Blattmachr addressed key concerns, including changes to the law, evolving views of the law, and changes which will prove beneficial and harmful to the industry as a whole.
The highly regarded and well attended Duke conference, which took place on October 13 and 14, 2011 saw Mr. Blattmachr joined by fellow nationally-recognized authorities on estate planning, giving speeches on topics including Getting the Family Business Ready to Sell and Retirement Plans, Charitable Giving and Changing Tax Rates.
Based in New York, Mr. Blattmachr is a principal of Eagle River Advisors, a boutique advisory firm dedicated to developing and implementing innovative wealth and gift and estate tax planning strategies on behalf of high net worth individuals and families. Eagle River’s team has focused on the planning needs of the high net worth community since the 1980s. Over the past decade, Eagle River principals have worked on numerous multi- million dollar transactions together including multiple transactions with Forbes 400 families.