Arnie is a nationally recognized attorney specializing in estate planning. For over 35 years he has written, lectured, and advised high-net-worth individuals, family firm owners, and professionals. He was a founding member, general counsel, and member of the board of directors of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys.
Arnie is a contributing author of Funding a Revocable Living Trust (Esperti Peterson Institute, 1993); A Business Succession Plan Utilizing the ESOP and the Charitable Remainder Trust (National Network Incorporated); The Recapitalization of the Jones Manufacturing Company, an Estate Planning Strategy to Achieve Discounts and Maintain Control at the Same Time (The Family Firm Institute, Inc., 1993), Wealth Strategies Planning, Private Foundations and Supporting Organizations, Conservation Easements and Direct Giving and Practice Guide; LEGACY: Plan, Protect and Preserve your Estate(Esperti Peterson Institute, 1996); GENERATIONS: Planning Your Legacy (Esperti Peterson Institute, 1999); The Living Trust Workbook: How to Initiate, Create, Design and Fund Your Living Trust (Viking-Penguin, 1994).
Arnie is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar; Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts; the Supreme Court of the United States; and United States Tax Court. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University (cum laude), and his law degree from Boston University.
Arnie is also a Graduate and Lecturer of the Masters’ Program--Planning for High Net Worth Individuals and Families, Esperti Peterson Institute; past Fellow of the Esperti Peterson Institute; past Legal Member of the Advisory Board of the American Professional Practice Association; past Legal Member of the Advisory Board of the American Business Association; Founding Member and past Member of the Board of Directors and past General Counsel of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys; Founding Member and past Chairman of the Executive Committee, Lappin, Rosen, Goldberg, Slavet, Levenson, and Wekstein, Counsellors at Law, Inc. (an estate, corporate and tax planning firm); Principal, Arnold L. Slavet Professional Corporation (an estate planning law firm); past Commissioner and past Legal Member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy; past Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra; Member of the Harvard Club of Boston; Member of the Harvard Club of New York.