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Joseph Barry Schimmel

Joseph Barry Schimmel

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Location:
Miami, Florida
Phone:
786-338-9986 (Local)
866-521-5391 (Toll Free)
Fax:
305-670-6152
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Estate and Gift Taxation
  • 10% Tax Controversies
  • 25% Income Tax
  • 20% Trusts and Estates
  • 5% Commercial Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Tax Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1993
  • New York, 1994
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2004

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1994
  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. with Honors - 1993
    • Law Review: Florida State University Law Review, Executive Editor, 1992 - 1993
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.E.E. - 1990
    • Major: Electrical Engineering

Published Works

  • Co-Author, "Comparative Analysis" of Limited Liability Companies in Florida, The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education, 2004.
  • Co-Author, “Assisting Military Clients,” of Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS, ABA Tax Section (multiple editions).
  • Co-Author, "Selling and Buying the Tax-Encumbered Business," Tax Management Memorandum (05/15/2017).

Classes/Seminars

  • Selling and Buying the Dreaded Tax Embroiled Business ABA Tax Section, Closely-Held Business Committee, 2017
  • Tax Planning with Substance, The Florida Bar Tax Section, 2016
  • Selling the Dreaded C-Corp, ABA Tax Section, Closely-Held Business Committee, 2015
  • History of the Law Student Tax Challenge, ABA Tax Section Young Lawyers Forum, 2015
  • Advanced Themes in Selection and Operations, The Florida Bar Tax Section, 2012
  • Making A Difference as a Tax Lawyer, ABA Tax Section, Young Lawyers Forum, 2012
  • 2010 Tax Relief Act - Individual and Business Income Tax Relief Provisions, ABA Tax Section, Tax Practice Management Committee, 2011
  • Alternate Valuation Date Regulations, ABA Tax Section, Estate and Gift Tax Committee, 2009
  • Effective Screening of Pro Bono Clients, ABA Tax Section, Pro Bono Committee, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • ABA Tax Section Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award, 2008
  • John S. Nolan Tax Law Fellow, ABA Tax Section, 2004
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Florida Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Chair, Low-Income Taxpayers Committee, 2007 - 2009
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Vice-Chair, Membership and Marketing Committee, 2005 - 2009
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Chair, Law Student Tax Challenge, 2002 - 2004
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Tax Section, Chair, 2017-2018
  • The Florida Bar, Tax Section, Executive Council, 1996 - Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member, Tax Law Certification Committee, 2002- 2005
  • Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Agency Support Committee, Chair, Financial Review Subcommittee, 2015-2018
  • Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Co-Chair, Professional Advisors Council, 2011- 2013
  • Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Co-Chair, Tax Seminars Committee, 2003 - 2004
  • Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Member, Professional Advisors Council

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Panel, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., 2000 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
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