Professor Beckwith is a partner with Baker & Hostetler LLP, where he specializes in tax and business counseling with an emphasis on personal wealth planning and charitable transfers. He created, and for 19 years, Chaired the Advanced Estate Planning Institute within the Continuing Legal Education department at the Georgetown Law Center. Professor Beckwith has served as a Regent at the American College of Trust and Estate Council as well as State Chair in the District of Columbia and Chair of its Charitable Planning and Exempt Organizations Committee and its special Study Committee on Philanthropy. He has served as the President of the ACTEC Foundation and heads Baker & Hostetler’s Tax-Exempt Practice Group.