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Real Property

Real Property focus on property use, ownership, development, transfer, regulation, financing, taxation and disposal.

Trust & Estate

Trust and Estate focus on trusts, estate planning, employee benefits, insurance, and probate and trust litigation.


The Joint committees focus on multi-practice issues that enhance the effectiveness of lawyers in all legal practice areas.

Robert S. Freedman
Robert S. Freedman
Chair | American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Section 

Letter from the Section Chair

Dear Esteemed Colleagues,

I am thrilled to extend a warm welcome to all of you as we approach the 36th Annual Real Property, Trust, and Estate (RPTE) National CLE Conference, scheduled for May 8-11 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

This year’s conference promises to be an enriching experience, filled with engaging sessions, valuable business connections, and the chance to earn CLE credits. Our agenda is packed with insightful presentations by leading experts in real property, trust, and estate law, ensuring that you leave with a wealth of knowledge and practical tips to apply in your practice.

The Capital Hilton, with its prestigious location and exceptional facilities, provides the perfect backdrop for our gathering. In addition to the educational sessions, we have arranged a variety of social events to allow you to connect with peers and build lasting professional relationships in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Washington, D.C., with its rich history and vibrant culture, is an ideal setting for our conference. I hope you will take some time to explore all that our nation’s capital has to offer.

As Chair of the RPTE Section, I am proud to be a part of this incredible community and look forward to welcoming you in person. Let’s make the 36th Annual RPTE National CLE Conference a memorable and productive event!

Our Sponsors

Visit our on-site conference expo to learn more about the companies that sponsor the National CLE Conference and the services they provide to assist our registrants in their practice area. Their support is very valuable to us and we encourage you to take advantage of their services through the expo.
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