Professor Mark R. Gillett, who joined the OU law faculty in 1987, teaches Wealth
Transfer Taxation, Wills and Trusts, Estate Planning, and Fiduciary Income Tax. 

Gillett was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1978 and practiced law and was a partner in
Stanley, Lande and Hunter, a firm in Muscatine, Iowa, prior to joining the faculty. 

For years, he was the author of estate practice software which was originally published
by Shepard’s/McGraw-Hill in 1985 and subsequently published by the West Group. He
recently released the Gillett Estate Management Suite which prepares federal estate and
gift tax returns and fiduciary accountings. 

He also has also written articles relating to the federal estate tax and the
administration of estates and trusts. 

Books

Fiduciary Accounting : Principles, Modern Applications, Illustrations (with Katheleen R. Guzman and Kelly Bruns), Katheleen R. Guzman (2010)
 

Articles

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Investing Trust Assets: Prudence Redefined, Oklahoma City University Law Review (2004)
 

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Managing Assets: The Oklahoma Uniform Principal and Income Act (with Katheleen R. Guzman), Oklahoma Law Review (2003)
 
Steps to Prepare and File Estate Tax Returns Effectively (with Joel D. Stafford), Estate Planning (1995)
 

Contributions to Books

Ethical and Professional Considerations in Estate Planning, Selected Topics in Estate Planning (1989)
 
Grantor Trusts: Powers Retained by Grantor, Chapter D:16, Bender's Federal Tax Service (1987)
 
Fiduciary Tax Primer, Tax School (1984)
 

Presentations

Fiduciary Accounting and the Uniform Acts, Southern California Estate Planning Conference (2010)
 
Metadata: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You, National Assoc. of Estate Planners & Councils (2009)
 
Estate Management Software, Southern California Estate Planning Conference (2007)
 
Estate Management Software, Wealth Counsel Annual Meeting (2007)
 
Technology and the Practice of Law: Ethical and Practical Considerations, Central Arizona Estate Planning Counsel (2007)