Friday, March 10, 2023
The Uniform Electronic Estate Planning Documents Act: An Interview with Suzanne Brown Walsh and Professor Gerry W. Beyer
Suzanne Brown Walsh (Murtha Cullina) and Gerry W. Beyer (Texas Tech University School of Law) recently sat down with the co-hosts of the Digital Planning Podcast (DPP), Justin Brown (Ballard Spahr), Jennifer L. Zegel (Kleinbard LLC) and Ross E. Bruch (Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.). The interview is featured in the latest issue of ABA Real Probate and Property Magazine, 2023. Provided below is an introduction:
The co-hosts of the Digital Planning Podcast (DPP), Justin Brown, Jennifer Zegel, and Ross Bruch, recently sat down with Suzanne Brown Walsh, a partner at Murtha Cullina in Hartford, Connecticut, a fellow in the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), and the chair of the Committee of the Uniform Law Commission that created the Uniform Electronic Estate Planning Documents Act (UEEPDA), and Professor Gerry W. Beyer, the Governor Preston E. Smith Regents Professor of Law at the Texas Tech School of Law, and an ACTEC fellow whom the Uniform Law Commission appointed as the Reporter for the UEEPDA.
The Q&A below consists of selected parts of the podcast conversation with Suzy and Professor Beyer and has been lightly edited for flow. Readers interested in hearing more of the conversation can find DPP’s November 16, 2022, episode with Suzy and Professor Beyer wherever you listen to podcasts...