Charles E. Rounds Jr.

Professor of Law

Charles E. Rounds, Jr., a member of the Massachusetts bar and tenured professor of law at Suffolk University Law School (Boston), is the author of twenty-one 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 is also available in electronic form. A LinkedIn Group has been created to enhance via its Discussion page the Handbook's usefulness. 

For over thirty years, Prof. Rounds, an Academic Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and Resident Fellow of the Beacon Hill Institute (BHI), 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.

J.D., Suffolk University Law School (1976)
B.A., Columbia University (1969)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
853 T.M., Fiduciary Liability of Trustees and Personal Representatives (author)