McGuireWoods LLP is pleased to announce Dennis
Belcher, a partner in its Richmond, Va. and McLean, Va. offices, has been
elected president-elect of the American College of Trust and Estate (ACTEC).
Mr. Belcher practices in the areas of estate planning, business planning,
estate and trust administration, and fiduciary litigation. He previously served
as the secretary of ACTEC, and is the past chair of the Real Property, Trust and
Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice
ACTEC’s mission is to improve and reform probate, trust and tax laws,
procedures and professional responsibility. Prospective members (Fellows) are
nominated by members in their geographic area and are evaluated on the basis of
professional reputation and ability in the fields of trusts and estates and on
the basis of having made substantial contributions to these fields through
lecturing, writing, teaching and bar activities. ACTEC 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.