Instructor Biography

Joel A. Bernstein, J.D., LL.M.

Joel A. Bernstein, JD, LLM Joel A. Bernstein is a trust and estates attorney. In addition, he has been instructing continuing professional education seminars and other presentations for 17 years, and has led over 300 discussions. He incorporates real-life examples and a historical perspective to interpret tax and law concepts and he consistently receives high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. He is listed in the 112-year-old national treatise, Loring and Rounds: A Trustee's Handbook, for his work. Mr. Bernstein has served as a technology editor for the American Bar Association's Probate and Property journal and has written for other national journals on the economics of law. Also, he formerly served as a governor for the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. In addition, he has significant experience in creating wills and trusts, having written over 1800 since 1992. He has served as major lecturer for the non-profit Foundation for Continuing Education. Mr. Bernstein is a graduate of Western New England School of Law, and also has earned a Masters of Law in Taxation from Boston University.