Archer partner Anthony R. La Ratta was reappointed to the New Jersey State Bar Association Equity Jurisprudence Committee. The Equity Jurisprudence Special Committee provides programs designed to improve the skills of Association members when practicing before the General Equity Courts of New Jersey, and facilitates interaction between the general equity judiciary and the Association.
Anthony also serves as Co-Chair of the Camden County Bar Association Probate and Trust Committee. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council (ACTEC). He is Chair of the Standing Committee of National Conference of Lawyers and Corporate Fiduciaries of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate (RPTE) Law, as well as the former Chair of the Probate & Fiduciary Litigation Committee for the RPTE Section, and former Chair of the Section’s Litigation Ethics and Malpractice Group.
Anthony concentrates his practice in the area of Trust & Estate Litigation, with an emphasis in litigation involving probate matters, estates, trusts, guardianships, and fiduciaries. He has represented institutions and individuals in a variety of contexts, including banks, corporate fiduciaries, executors, trustees, beneficiaries of estates and trusts, incapacitated persons, surviving spouses, and intestate heirs.
Anthony is also admitted by the State of New Jersey to the roster of court-approved mediators for probate cases and has been appointed by the courts to assist in resolving such disputes through mediation.
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