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Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, 1988
  • B.A., Rutgers University, 1984

    Managing Research Editor, Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal

    Law Clerk, Hon. Nicholas Scalera, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section on Real Property & Probate Section Council Member; former Group and Committee Chair (Group Chair, Estate And Fiduciary Litigation, Ethics And Malpractice Group)

Member, Governing Council, ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Section

Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (New Jersey State Chair; Member, Fiduciary Litigation Committee)

Member, National Conference of Lawyers and Corporate Fiduciaries

Gerard G. Brew

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Speaking

10/10/18
Advanced Estate Administration Program - New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education
09/20/18
05/11/18
30th Annual American Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section Spring Symposia
05/09/18
30th Annual American Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section Spring Symposia
03/30/17
06/01/16
New Jersey Bankers Association
11/19/15
New Jersey State Bar Association – Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
05/22/14
Graham-Pelton Consulting Program
05/15/14
05/02/14
The Future of Estate and Trust Practice - Panel
American Bar Association Real Property Trust & Estate Section Spring Symposium
05/01/14
National Fiduciary Risk and Recent Developments Seminar
American Bankers Association
04/29/14
Estate Planning Update
New Jersey Senior Lawyers Conference
05/02/13
Speaker at the American Bankers Association Telephone Briefing on "Developments and Trends in Fiduciary Litigation"
American Bankers Association
07/08 - 07/13/12
05/17/12
Speaker at the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting on “Probate Litigation 2012: Planning and Trial Techniques”
Atlantic City, NJ
05/10/12
Decedents’ Accounts: A review of the NJ estate tax lien, waiver documentation requirements, and procedures for closing a decedent’s account
New Jersey Bankers Association, Forsgate Country Club, Monroe, NJ
05/04/12
Speaker and Moderator at the American Bar Association Spring Symposium (NYC) on "Don’t Try This at Home: Doom of Do-It-Yourself Planning"
05/03/12
Speaker on a Fiduciary Litigation Panel at the American Banker’s Association Annual Fiduciary Risk Update Telephone Briefing Series
American Bankers Association, ABA 2012 Trust and Estate Planning Telephone Briefing Series
05/05/11
Panelist at the Annual American Bankers Association Current Issues in Fiduciary Litigation and How to Minimize a Trustee's Exposure to Litigation
10/31/10
Panelist on a program sponsored by the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) on "Recent Developments in Fiduciary Liability"
10/16/10
Speaker at the National Meeting of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel program called "Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Inside Out-- What Every Estate Lawyer Needs to Know" in Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2010.
09/25/10
Speaker at the Annual Joint Meeting of the American Bar Association Section on Taxation and Real Property, Trust and Estate Section in Toronto on "Fiduciary Liability in Administration of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts"
09/15/10
Webinar speaker for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education called the "Digital Estate" involving technological issues relating to estate administration and litigation.
04/23/10
Decedents’ Accounts: A review of the NJ estate tax lien, waiver documentation requirements, and procedures for closing a decedent’s account
New Jersey Bankers Association, Forsgate Country Club, Monroe, NJ
09/12/09
Speaker on "New Jersey Trust Planning and Administration Issues" at the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Northeast Regional Meeting
09/11/09
Speaker at the Mid-Atlantic Regional ACTEC Conference regarding "Current Tax and Non-Tax Issues in New Jersey Estate Administration and the Role of Revocable Trusts in New Jersey Estate Planning and Administration," September 11, 2009.
05/07/09
Speaker at the American Banker's Association telephone briefing called "Working with Trust Professionals: The Views of Experts and Beneficiaries," attend by some 800 or more bankers in trust and fiduciary departments around the country.
04/02/09
Decedents’ Accounts: A review of the NJ estate tax lien, waiver documentation requirements, and procedures for closing a decedent’s account
New Jersey Bankers Association, Forsgate Country Club, Monroe, NJ
09/01/08
Speaker at Annual Joint Meeting of the ABA Section on Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and the ABA Section of Taxation. Gerard spoke on "Navigating the Trustee's Duty of Disclosure under the Uniform Trust Code" and "Conflicting Duties of Trustees, Officers and Directors with Respect to the Management of Closely-Held Business Entities"
12/04/07
Decedents’ Accounts: A review of the NJ estate tax lien, waiver documentation requirements, and procedures for closing a decedent’s account
New Jersey Bankers Association, Forsgate Country Club, Monroe, NJ
10/05/07
Speaker at the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Mid-Altantic Regional Meeting captioned: "Who Moved my Trust -- When, Whether and How to Move a Trust from State to State"
09/29/07
"Protecting Your Own Assets -- Avoiding and Defending Ethics and Malpractice Claims in the Estate and Trust Matters" for the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law annual joint meeting with the Section on Taxation.
09/20/07
Co-Speaker with Sharon Klein, Esq., Vice President and Counsel at Fiduciary Trust Company International at the BNA/Tax Management Annual Editorial Board Program regarding "Disaster Management and Recovery Issues in Estate and Trust Administration" in New York City.
10/31/06
Decedents’ Accounts: A review of the NJ estate tax lien, waiver documentation requirements, and procedures for closing a decedent’s account
New Jersey Bankers Association, Forsgate Country Club, Monroe, NJ