McLane Director Robert Wells Elected to Board of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation

May 28, 2010, Manchester, NH  – The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, P.A., with offices in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, and Woburn, Massachusetts is pleased to announce that Robert Wells has been elected to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation.

As the charitable arm of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, (“ACTEC”), the Foundation has two major areas of focus.  It promotes scholarship and education in trust, estate, tax and related areas of the law and civic engagement of individual ACTEC Fellows through programs and activities which serve the general community, including those who are at risk and underserved.

Bob has been recognized numerous times by Woodward and White’s Best Lawyers in America in the area of Trust and Estate Law.  He is a member of the Probate and Elder Law Committee and the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the New Hampshire Bar Association.

In addition to the ACTEC Foundation, Bob is or has been a member of numerous civic committees, including the Concord Community Music School, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, The Nature Conservancy, the Currier Museum of Art Advisory Committee, the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, The Episcopal Dioceses of New Hampshire, the United Church of Christ Retirement Community, the Town of Hopkinton Budget Committee, the Hopkinton Library Foundation, the Office of Public Guardian, and St. Paul’s School Advisory Committee on the Advanced Studies Program.  

He resides in Hopkinton, New Hampshire and serves clients statewide.

About the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, (“ACTEC”) is a nonprofit association of lawyers established in 1949. Its members are elected to the College by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

All ACTEC members have made substantial contributions to the field of trusts and estates 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.

About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts.  Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.