Thought Leader Series: What Every Attorney Needs To Know About Acting As Trustee

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Presenter: Josh Yager, JD, CFP, ChFC | Anodos Advisors

Acting as Trustee is an immense responsibility and with it comes personal risk. In this presentation, we will discuss the ways a Trustee can reduce their personal risk by understanding the various duties, and most importantly, how to accurately document how a Trustee have fulfilled each of their duties. Specifically, we’ll discuss the duties to: have a plan; balance risk and return; diversify; pay only reasonable fees; and prudently delegate.


The learning objectives of this course are the following:

  • Review fiduciary duties of care
  • Identify a process for the development and maintenance of a fiduciary library
  • Identify “best practices” for fiduciary governance procedures
  • Reduce trustee’s personal liability