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Mitchell Williams Attorney Craig Cockrell accepted into the Heart of America Fellows Institute

A Program of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

July 24, 2018

ROGERS, AR  – Attorney Craig Cockrell, a member of the law firm of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. in Rogers, has been accepted into the inaugural class of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Cockrell advises individuals and families regarding the preparation and implementation of estate and business succession plans and other wealth transfer strategies. In addition, he provides tax and transactional advice to a variety of businesses, municipalities, state agencies and individuals including business start-ups, stock and asset acquisitions, real estate transactions and public financing. He earned his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida School of Law, a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas. Cockrell joined Mitchell Williams Law Firm in 2011.

The Heart of America Fellows Institute was created by ACTEC Fellows to develop the profession’s future leaders in trust and estate law through a series of in-depth educational presentations led by outstanding subject matter experts in each field from across the U.S.

The institute includes six sessions for lawyers who were nominated by an ACTEC Fellow and selected through a competitive application process. The program begins in November 2018 and concludes in May 2019.

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a national organization of lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

For more information, visit www.hoafellowsinstitute.org.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a 92-attorney corporate law firm that provides strategic and comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas.

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