NEW BRUNSWICK — A free public seminar on estate and federal income tax will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 7-9 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick. The seminar is sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.
A variety of topics related to current tax issues will be discussed, including recent changes to the federal estate tax and the New Jersey Estate Tax. Other topics for discussion may include distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs), saving for college (529 plans), and exclusion of gain on the sale of a principal residence. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentations.
Speakers will include Brian D. Reynolds, an attorney with the Murray Hill law firm of Mantell, Prince & Reynolds, P.C.; and Richard H. Greenberg, a senior partner of Greenberg & Schulman in Woodbridge.
Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, Reynolds specializes in estate planning, business and transactional tax planning and estate administration. In 2011 and 2012 he was named one of New Jersey Law Journal’s 40 Under 40, which recognizes the top 40 attorneys in the state under 40 years old, and was designated a Rising Star in both years by New Jersey Super Lawyers. He graduated cum laude from York College of Pennsylvania, received his law degree from cum laude from New York Law School and holds a Master of Law in Taxation degree from New York University School of Law.
In his practice, Greenberg focuses on tax, business and corporate matters as well as estate planning and estate administration. A Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, he is the immediate past chair of the Taxation Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association; former chair and current legislative coordinator of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; a member and former chair of the Corporate Tax Committee; and a member of the Estate and Inheritance Tax and Partnership Tax Committees thereof. He is a member and former president of the Tri-County Estate Planning Council and the Essex County Bar Association Tax Committee, a member of the New York State Bar Association and its Tax,Trusts, and Probate Committees, and the Tax Committee of the Middlesex County Bar Association. Named as one of New Jersey’s Top 100 Lawyers, he is a frequent lecturer and author on numerous estate planning and estate administration topics. Mr. Greenberg received his B.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University, his J.D. from St. John’s University and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.
The seminar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. To register or to receive more information on Foundation seminars, programs and publications, call 1-800-FREE-LAW. The Foundation’s seminar series is made possible by funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey.
Founded in 1958, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation is the educational and philanthropic arm of the New Jersey State Bar Association. The Bar Foundation’s mission is to promote public understanding of the law through a free, comprehensive public education program. Among its activities, the Foundation conducts seminars and conflict resolution training; publishes materials; operates a videotape loan library and speakers bureau; and coordinates elementary, middle and high school mock trial competitions. For more information about the Foundation’s programs and publications, visit www.njsbf.org or call 1-800-FREE-LAW.
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