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Charles E. Rounds, Jr.

J.D.; B.A.

Charles E. Rounds, Jr., a member of the Massachusetts bar and tenured professor of law at Suffolk University Law School (SULS), is the author of twenty-three editions of Loring and Rounds: A Trustee’s Handbook, which has been cited in numerous judicial decisions and articles, as well as excerpted in the Restatement (Third) of Trusts. The Handbook, first published in 1898 by Augustus Peabody Loring, is also available in electronic form. A LinkedIn Group enhances via its Discussion page the Handbook's usefulness. Prof. Rounds also posts trust-related content monthly on JDSUPRA. For over three decades, Prof. Rounds, an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), has been writing about, as well as lecturing and consulting on, such trust-related topics as donor intent, social investing, social security partial privatization, the legal structuring of mutual funds, and the marginalization of the fiduciary relationship in the American law school curriculum. On numerous occasions he has served as a trust litigation consultant and/or expert witness. Prof. Rounds began practicing trust law in 1977 as a lawyer in the Office of Trust Counsel, Old Colony Trust Division, The First National Bank of Boston. His full biography, including free links to his many articles, may be accessed by visiting his SULS faculty web page