WealthCounsel(R) Achieves New Membership Milestone of 1000 Law Firms

Jan 02, 2008, 00:00 ET from WealthCounsel, LLC

    MADISON, Wis., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthCounsel, LLC, the nation's
 premier community of estate planning attorneys, today announced that the
 number of law firms holding membership in the organization surpassed the
 1000 mark as the year came to a close on December 31, 2007. The 10-year-old
 membership organization is widely known for its WealthDocs(TM) document
 drafting system -- the cornerstone product of the company's Five-Star
 Practice Solution.
     "It is truly exciting to witness our growth over the years and to
 recognize that the value we deliver to estate planning attorneys throughout
 the country continues to make a meaningful difference in their practices
 and in their lives," said Laura Wilson, executive director. "As we enter
 2008, we do so with great optimism that our message will resonate with
 other practitioners who we hope will take advantage of the resources we can
 offer them in building their practices," Wilson added.
     Having celebrated its tenth anniversary in June 2007, WealthCounsel
 provides attorneys a total practice system known as the Five-Star Practice
 Solution which includes: (a) the WealthDocs document drafting system; (b) a
 collaborative network of hundreds of attorney practitioners in all 50
 states; (c) relevant continuing legal education; (d) practice building
 resources, courses, and tools; (e) and superior customer service and
 technical support.
     According to Lewis W. Dymond, Jr., Esq., a WealthCounsel principal,
 former CEO, and lead programmer of the WealthDocs estate planning software,
 "Membership in WealthCounsel represents a commitment to a client-centric
 approach to estate planning founded on the principles of competence,
 collaboration, and a meaningful sense of professional community." Dymond
 explained that WealthCounsel is unique in the industry due to the
 collaborative spirit of its hundreds of members who possess a strong
 commitment to advancing their knowledge, and then sharing that expertise
 for the greater good of its membership. "This is not only the essence of
 our philosophy of collegiality, but also the foundation for the continuous
 improvement of our document drafting system," Dymond added.
     WealthCounsel has been recognized in various product reviews for the
 quality of its WealthDocs document drafting system. According to a recent
 technology review article published in one of the nation's leading estate
 planning trade magazines, "WealthDocs includes more practice systems than
 most other drafting systems." The writer goes on to acknowledge that " ...
 membership in WealthCounsel includes more than the WealthDocs drafting
 system. It also includes an extensive discussion list with 1,800
 participants ( ... free to non-members), continuing education, and an
 impressive knowledge base."
     About WealthCounsel(R)
     WealthCounsel(R) is a registered trademark of WealthCounsel, LLC, a
 leading provider of tools and intelligence to the nation's estate planning
 community. The company is known for its Five-Star Practice Solution, a
 unique blend of document drafting software technology, discussion forums,
 relevant CLE, and professional resources. WealthCounsel shares ownership in
 two sister companies, ElderCounsel, LLC, and the Advisors Forum, LLC. For
 more information, visit http://www.wealthcounsel.com

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