Robert E. Kass

Robert E. Kass: Attorney with Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C. AV stamp icon
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PUBLICATIONS: "Basic Tax Rules Governing Estate Planning," Institute of Continuing Legal Education ("ICLE"), 2005-2007; "Creative Uses of Charitable Gift Annuities," ICLE, 2005; "Marketing and Running the Successful Estate Administration Practice," ICLE, 2004; "Post-Death Administration: A View from the Trenches," ICLE, 2002; "Effective Estate Planning Devices after the 2001 Tax Act," ICLE, 2001; "What Do We Do Now? A Practical Guide to Estate Administration for Widows, Widowers and Heirs," Carob Tree Press, 2000; "Advising Clients in a Climate of Possible Repeal of the Estate Tax," ICLE, 2000; "Transfer of Wealth in Blended Families," ICLE, 1989; "Tax Ramifications of Personal Injury, Wrongful Discharge and Employment Discrimination Settlements," Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, 1985. Faculty Member, ICLE Post-Graduate Seminars in Estate Planning for the Certificate Program in Estate Planning and Administration, 2005-2007. Member of Planned Giving Professional Advisory Committees: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan; Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit; Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute; Detroit Institute of Arts. Board Member, Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan. Chair, LEAVE A LEGACY, Southeast Michigan Speakers Bureau.

American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel; Michigan Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Tax Law
  • Trusts Law
  • Estates Law
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
313-965-9725  Phone
313-965-2493  Fax
University Attended:
Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales, Fulbright/Swiss University Fellowship; Wayne State University, B.A., cum laude, 1969
Law School Attended:
New York University, LL.M., in Taxation, 1979; University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1972
Year of First Admission:
1973, Michigan
Detroit and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan.
Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, September 22, 1947
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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