What: Iowa Law’s 2015 Tamisiea Lecture, “What is a trust?” presented by Professor Jeffrey Schoenblum, Centennial Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School.
When: Thursday, Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. in Levitt Auditorium
Where: Levitt Auditorium, BLB
Who: Professor Jeffrey Schoenblum received his B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from the Harvard Law School, where he was a Note Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit for the Honorable J. Edward Lumbard, Jr., and practiced law with the firm of Wilkie Farr & Gallagher in New York before joining the Vanderbilt University Law School faculty in 1977. He teaches courses in wills and trusts, tax law and planning, and the drafting and analysis of business documents. He was promoted to Professor of Law in 1983 and to Centennial Professor of Law in 2003. He has received an Outstanding Professor Award eight times.
Professor Schoenblum is one of the leading scholarly experts on cross-border private wealth transfers. He is the author of many articles and books, including Multistate Guide to Estate Planning (CCH 2014), Anderson’s Estate Planning Forms and Clauses (Lexis 2014), Multistate Guide to Trusts and Trust Administration (CCH 2012), and Multistate and Multinational Estate Planning (CCH 2010 & 2014 Supp.).
Professor Schoenblum is a life member of the American Law Institute and served as an adviser to the Restatement Third of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers. He is an academic fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and an Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He has delivered many distinguished lectures in the U.S. and abroad, including the Norton Rose lecture at Oxford University, the Paolo Fresco lecture at the University of Genoa, and the Nottingham lecture at the World Offshore Summit in Coral Gables, Florida.
The Tamisiea Lectures were created at the College of Law in 1989 by the Tamisiea family in memory of Frank Tamisiea and Hugh J. Tamisiea, father and son UI law school graduates. The two practiced probate law at the family's firm in Missouri Valley, Iowa, for over a combined 90 years.