Cleveland, OH, January 17, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Jason E. Havens was elected President of the Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc. for a one-year term beginning on December 1, 2013.
The Board of Directors administers the Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) certification program. To become Board-certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist, an attorney must have devoted at least one-third of his or her practice to estate planning for a minimum of five years. In addition to passing a comprehensive examination in estate planning law, the attorney must also receive recommendations from five colleagues and must establish that he or she has at least 36 continuing legal education credits within the last three years.
The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., an attorney-run affiliate of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils in Cleveland, Ohio, is the only ABA-accredited program for certification of an attorney as an Estate Planning Law Specialist.
The state bar associations of Idaho and Tennessee have adopted the EPLS certification program as their official board certification program in the area of estate planning law.
Jason E. Havens is the founding co-member of Havens & Miller, P.L.L.C. He is board certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law by The Florida Bar and as an Estate Planning Law Specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. He is also “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Havens received his law degree from the University of Tennessee, his L.L.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami, and his LL.M. in International Taxation from Regent University.