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

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/