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Why did you become an attorney?
Prior to being an attorney, I was a corporate accountant and wanted more variety in the work I was doing and more involvement in the strategic aspects of business.
What is the best part of your job?
I get to work on a large variety of challenging projects.
Who has inspired you in your career?
If I had to choose one person, it would be Fred Scarborough. In addition to being a good friend and decorated military pilot, Fred was an attorney at Intergraph who lit the spark in my desire to practice law.
What are you most proud of in your practice?
Helping clients build successful businesses.
What do you think are the three most important things you do to serve your clients?
Listen carefully. Give them thorough analysis. Respond promptly to their every concern.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy Crossfit and action shooting sports.
Awards and Accreditations
•AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney in Tax (2009)
Speeches and Publications
•Speaker, The Affordable Care Act...The Cat with Nine Lives..., Alabama Society of CPAs, July 2015
•Speaker, Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on Business, May 2014
•Contributor, Non-Compliant Health Reimbursement Arrangement Could Cost Medical Practices Huge Penalties in 2014, Birmingham Medical News, December 11, 2013
•Speaker, Taxation and the Affordable Care Act, Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents, October 2013
•Speaker and Presenter, That's a Mighty Big Onion-The Affordable Care Act Adds Layers of Complication to Offering a Health Insurance Plan, ASCPA's Hot Topics in Tax Webinar Series, September 2013
•Speaker, Alabama Association of Accountants and Tax Preparers, September 2013
•Speaker, The Affordable Care Act, Alabama Association of Accountants and Tax Preparers, September 2013
•Speaker, The Affordable Care Act and Offering Health Insurance, Alabama Society of CPAs, September 2013
•Speaker, Healthcare Reform, Alabama Treasury Management Association, March 2013
•Speaker, Fiduciary Fitness for Companies Offering a Retirement Plan, Mass Mutual Financial Group, October 10, 2012
•Speaker and Presenter, ESOPs and Other Qualified Tax Plans, ASCPA's Hot Topics in Tax Webinar Series, August 2012
•Author, 'In-Plan' Roth Conversion, The Counselor, Year End 2010
•Author, “Tax Changes for 2009,” The Counselor, Spring 2009
•Sirote & Permutt Presents Alabama Society of CPA Seminar Series
•Sirote & Permutt Presents ASCPA Webinar Series
•Sirote Attorneys Shirley Justice and Ronald Levitt To Lead Presentation On The Affordable Care Act's Tax Implications
•Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents Invites Sirote Attorneys to Speak About Health Care
•Attorneys Speak about Tax Issues to the Alabama Association of Accountants & Tax Preparers
•Sirote Attorneys Andy Andrews and Jay Maples to Discuss Affordable Care Act at ASCPA Webinar
•Sirote & Permutt Present ASCPA Hot Topics in Tax Webinar Series
•Sirote & Permutt Hosts a Free Seminar About Health Care Law
•Sirote & Permutt Attorneys to Speak at Alabama Treasury Management Association Meeting
•Sirote Legal Alert: The Changing Tax Climate
•Sirote's Joe Bluestein & Jay Maples Present ASCPA-Sirote Webinar
•Birmingham Magazine Recognizes 17 From Sirote As Top Attorneys
•Sirote Announces Five New Shareholders
•Alabama State Bar
•American Bar Association
•Certified Public Accountant (inactive)
•New York State Bar Association
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