WILMINGTON, DE (October 15, 2020) McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler LLC partner Jennifer Smith graduated as a member of the inaugural class of the Mid Atlantic Fellows Institute (MAFI) created by the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) last week.

Smith participated in two two-day sessions in New York and Philadephia in September and November of 2019, respectively, and five half-day virtual sessions from September to early October 2020.  The sessions covered a wide range of trusts and estates topics, including Fiduciary Tax Reporting, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax, Ethical Challenges and the latest in Fiduciary Litigation. As part of the inaugural class, Smith will be part of the Institute’s directory of leaders and a resource for incoming members.

The MAFI was created by Fellows of the ACTEC to develop the profession’s future leaders through a series of in-depth education presentations led by outstanding subject matter experts in each field.

About McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler

McCollom D’Emilio Smith Uebler is a Wilmington-based law firm specializing in trusts, estates, and tax; business transactions; and litigation. With a commitment to responsiveness, strategic thinking, and efficiency, the firm represents both corporate and individual clients in transactional and litigation matters. The firm was founded in 2018.


Established in 1949, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is a national, nonprofit association of approximately 2,500 lawyers and law professors from throughout the United States and abroad. ACTEC members (Fellows) are peer-elected on the basis of professional reputation and expertise in the preparation of wills and trusts, estate planning, probate, trust administration and related practice areas. The College’s mission includes the improvement and reform of probate, trust and tax laws and procedures and professional practice standards. ACTEC frequently offers technical comments with regard to legislation and regulations but does not take positions on matters of policy or political objectives.