Life Insurance “Oops: the Most Common Mistakes in Life Insurance Estate Planning”

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 5:15pm - 7:30pm
Location: Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm Street
Speaker: Don Jansen, The University of Texas System Business Law , Austin, TX


Registration and cocktails

5:15pm – 5:45pm


5:45pm – 6:30pm


6:30pm – 7:30pm




by Friday, Oct. 11th

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Once the handout for this program has been made available to us, you will be able to access it here.

About the program

This presentation identifies common life insurance planning mistakes in the contexts of trust, estate and employee benefits, including suggestions on how to avoid (and possibly correct) such mistakes.



About Donald Jansen

Donald O. Jansen is Assistant General Counsel, University of Texas System Office of General Counsel.  He is a retired senior partner of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright).  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.  Mr. Jansen is a past Chairman of the Committee of Significant Current literature and Vice-Chair of the Insurance Committee, Probate and Trust Division, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association.  Mr. Jansen is a specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is the past Probate Editor of the Newsletter of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. He has been designated by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyer in estate planning in 2003, 2004 and 2005. He is a 2014 recipient of the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award presented by the National Association of Eagle Scouts. He is a past member of the Federal Bar Association National Council and a past president of the Houston Chapter. Mr. Jansen was elected to the Estate Planning Hall of Fame® in 2017 by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He is an Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished). Mr. Jansen is a member of the Advisory Committee, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, University of Miami School of Law.


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