David English

Mason Ladd Distinguished Visitor

BA, Duke University, 1974
JD, Northwestern University, 1979

Professor English was the Fall 2012 Mason Ladd Distinguished Visitor at the College of Law.  He joined us from the University of Missouri School of Law where he is the the William Franklin Fratcher Professor of Law. Professor English has been a member of the MU law faculty since 1999.  Prior to joining MU, he was an estate planning and tax partner with the Chicago law firm of D'Ancona & Pflaum and taught at the Universities of South Dakota and Santa Clara.
Professor English, who was the Reporter for the Uniform Trust Code, is a Uniform Law Commissioner; a former member of the Supervisory Council of the ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; and a Commissioner of the ABA Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly. He is co-author of a three-volume treatise, Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly, and has published numerous articles on tax, estate planning, elder law and related topics in law reviews and professional publications. He teaches Estates and Trusts, Will and Trust Drafting, Estate Planning and Taxation, Elder Law and Basic Federal Income Taxation.