National Association of Estate Planners and Councils

Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) Examination Registration

Certify as an Estate Planning Law Specialist, the ONLY ABA-Accredited Certification
Program in Estate Planning

Certification as an Estate Planning Law Specialist (EPLS) is the most effective way to elevate your practice and separate from the competition.  Available through the Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., this ABA-accredited, attorney-run subsidiary of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, provides the only national program for board-certification as an estate planning specialist.

WealthCounsel and the Estate Law Specialist Board have teamed up to provide members with the first virtual opportunity to participate in the advanced estate planning review course and online proctored examination.

To register for the review course on Thursday, April 22nd presented by Jason E. Havens, JD, LL.M. (EP), LL.M. (Int'l Tax), BCS, EPLS, AEP®, TEP and James Zych, JD, please visit To register for the EPLS examination on Friday, April 23rd from 2 to 5 pm ET please complete the registration form below.

Once registered, participants will receive the application for certification offered at a discounted rate for WealthCounsel members which must be completed and submitted to the Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc. national office on or before April 1st. No refunds will be issued after the application has been submitted.

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PLEASE NOTE:  Many states permit lawyers to hold themselves out as specialists if a certification is awarded by an ABA-accredited program. Interested attorneys should consult the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct  and refer to the rules of the state(s) in which he/she is licensed to determine whether restrictions are placed on use of the EPLS certification.


$350.00 EPLS Examination Registration and Application Fee

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