Georgetown offers a Certificate in Estate Planning, which focuses on providing the technical and client-relations skills that are essential to this individualized area of practice.
The Certificate is open to both U.S. and foreign-trained lawyers, and can be completed together with the Tax LL.M. degree or on a stand-alone basis. The Certificate in Estate Planning is not currently available to online students.
The Certificate in Estate Planning requires the Completion of ten academic credits, consisting of the following four courses:
- Income Taxation of Trusts, Estates and Beneficiaries (Fall semester, 2 credits)
- Estate & Gift Tax (Fall semester, 2 credits)
- Special Topics in Transfer Tax (Fall semester, 2 credits)
- Advanced Private Wealth Planning Seminar (Spring semester, 4 credits)
To learn more about the Certificate in Estate Planning, please contact:
Professor Stafford Smiley
Faculty Advisor – Estate Planning Program
Telephone: (202) 662-9906