PRACTICING LAWYER / PROFESSOR OF LAW
Conrad Teitell is a principal in the Connecticut and Florida-based law firm of Cummings & Lockwood, resident in the firm's Stamford office. He is an adjunct professor (Masters Graduate Program in Estate Planning) at the University of Miami School of Law. He holds an LL.B. from Columbia University Law School and an LL.M. from New York University Law School.
He has lectured nationally on taxes and estate planning for thousands of hours at programs sponsored by bar associations, estate planning councils, colleges, universities, law schools, community foundations, hospitals, religious, health, social welfare and other organizations.
His publications on taxes, wills and estate planning have been read by millions—lay people and professional tax advisers. His many articles include columns in Trusts & Estates magazine and the New York Law Journal. He is the editor and publisher of Taxwise Giving, a monthly newsletter and is the author of the five-volume treatise, Philanthropy and Taxation. His column, Speaking and Writing, has appeared in the American Bar Association’s Journal and in TRIAL, the magazine of The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Conrad Teitell founded and teaches the American Bar Association's (ALI/ABA’s) public speaking course. He also teaches public speaking to other professional advisers and laypeople. He teaches public speaking in a six-part PBS television series.
Teitell was the on-air tax adviser for the PBS series ON THE MONEY produced by WGBH/Boston. He has done six PBS television specials on taxes and estate planning—two produced by WGBH/Boston, two produced by KVIE/Sacramento, one produced by WMHT/Schenectady and one produced by KCTS/Seattle.
Conrad Teitell, the subject of three lengthy interviews in U.S. News & World Report, is regularly quoted in such publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Money Magazine, and Forbes Magazine. Profiled in Bloomberg Personal Finance as one of the nation’s lawyers who has reshaped estate planning by helping clients protect wealth, avoid taxes and benefit charities, he is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law and The Best Lawyers in America. He is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the recipient of the American Law Institute/American Bar Association's Harrison Tweed Award for Special Merit in Continuing Legal Education.
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