Cohen Chase Hoffman Schimmel
Cohen Chase
Hoffman Schimmel
Pursuant to the recent “Safer at Home Order,” our business qualifies as an essential business and our office will remain open to assist you. We are taking every precaution for the safety of our staff and clients and are practicing social distancing within our building. We will schedule in-person meetings only when necessary; however, we have the ability to conduct virtual conferences and of course conference calls for any current or prospective clients. Please contact us Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for assistance.
Joseph Barry Schimmel
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Kendall, FL

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305-670-6152

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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
  • 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

  • 2019 Taxpayer Relief Act, The Florida Bar Tax Section, 2019
  • Taxation of Business Entities, University of Miami College of Law (Adjunct Faculty), 2019
  • 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

  • American College of Tax Counsel, Fellow
  • 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 to Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Epsilon Pi

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