C. Alan Newman is professor of law at The University of Akron School of Law. He has
taught courses in wills, trusts and estates, estate planning, and accounting and finance
from a lawyer’s perspective. Professor Newman received his bachelor of accounting, as
well as his J.D. degree, from the University of Oklahoma, where he was class
valedictorian, member of the Order of the Coif and articles editor of the Oklahoma Law
Review. He is a member of several professional societies including the Oklahoma Bar
Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also is
an academic fellow of American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a certified public
accountant. Professor Newman recently served as reporter for the Joint Committee on the
Ohio Uniform Trust Code of the Ohio Bankers League and the Estate Planning, Trust, and
Probate Law Section of the Ohio State Bar Association, and is a member of the Editorial
Advisory Board of the Probate Law Journal of Ohio. His recent publications include
Revocable Trusts and the Law of Wills: An Imperfect Fit, 43 Real Property, Trust and
Estate Law Journal ___ (forthcoming 2008); Shoemaker v. Gindlesberger: The Lack of
Privity Defense Survives, but Just Barely, 18 Probate Law Journal of Ohio __ (forthcoming
July/August 2008); and The Uniform Trust Code: An Analysis of Ohio’s Version, 34 Ohio
Northern University Law Review 135 (2008). He is currently working on the third edition
of the volume of the Bogert, Trusts and Trustees treatise on the information and
accounting duties of trustees. Professor Newman joined the Akron Law faculty in 1996 and
has been named Outstanding Professor of the Year in 2007, 2001, 2000 and 1998. 

Articles

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Ohio Trust Code Update: Recent Developments, Probate Law Journal of Ohio (2009)

This article is based on the author’s presentations at the 20th Annual Estate Planning Conference...

 

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Shoemaker V. Gindlesberger: The Lack of Privity Defense Survives, But Just Barely, Probate Law Journal of Ohio (2008)

In Shoemaker v. Gindlesberger, decided in May of this year, the Ohio Supreme Court held...

 

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Revocable Trusts and the Law of Wills: An Imperfect Fit, Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Journal (2008)

Over the centuries that wills have been used to dispose of testators’ property at death,...

 

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The Uniform Trust Code: An Analysis of Ohio's Version, Ohio Northern University Law Review (2008)

THE UNIFORM TRUST CODE: AN ANALYSIS OF OHIO'S VERSION

The Uniform Trust Code (UTC), which...

 

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Ohio Trust Code: The Joint Committee's Proposal for its First Amendment, Probate Law Journal of Ohio (2007)

This article discusses the changes included in the proposed amendment. Generally, the Joint Committee decided...

 

Books

Bogert, Trusts and Trustees, Sections 961 to 974 (2010)

This volume will be part of the third edition of the Bogert, Trusts and Trustees...

 

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Estate and Trust Planning (with Jeffrey N. Pennell) (2005)

Estate and Trust Planning This book covers the substantive rules and policies of the law...

 

Contributions to Books

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Report on HB 416: The Ohio Trust Code as Enacted, Ohio Trust Code Handbook (2006)

Report on HB 416: The Ohio Trust Code As Enacted

This Report begins with a...