Tom Wells has been named as a member to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”). ACTEC is a national organization of approximately 2,  600 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Mr. Wells was also named again to several lists of Top Lawyers as follows:

2011 Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law and Trusts and Estates. This list is a peer-rated service comprising more than 2.5 million confidential surveys from top lawyers in the United States that has been designating such lawyers for the past 25 years.

2011 Florida Legal Elite for Tax Law. The Florida Legal Elite is published by Florida Trend and includes less than 2% of active Florida Bar members.

2011 Florida Super Lawyers for Business and Corporate Law, Tax Law and Estate Planning and Probate. The list of Florida Super Lawyers is published by Law & Politics and is limited to 5% of active Florida Bar members.

2011 Top Lawyers in South Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide for Corporate Law and Estate Planning and Probate. The peer-rated survey is limited to attorneys who have been practicing for 15 years.

“ACTEC is a wonderful organization comprised of some of the brightest and most innovative estate planning attorneys in the United States,” said Wells. “It will provide me with an excellent opportunity to monitor cutting-edge tax issues for the benefit of my clients.”