Bruce Givner

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Books: Sophisticated Estate Planning, American Institute of CPA's, September, 1994; Estate Planning for Wealthy Clients, Cal. CPA Society; Maximizing Pension Deductions for Owners of Closely Held Businesses, Cal. CPA Society; Community Property: What the CPA Must Know, Cal. CPA Society; Tax Practice in California, Chapter 3, California Bar; Planning and Drafting the Unlimited Marital Deduction, California Bar.

Articles: TAXES - The Tax Magazine; Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure; California Trusts & Estates Quarterly; California Tax Lawyer; The Practical Lawyer; Journal Of Financial Service Professionals; Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance; Los Angeles Daily Journal; Beverly Hills Bar Association Journal; Los Angeles Business Journal; California Business Law Reporter; Compensation & Benefits Review; San Fernando Valley Bar Association Bulletin; Planned Giving Design Center.

Speeches/Classes/Seminars: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University and University of San Diego Tax Law Programs; Tax Planning for High Bracket Taxpayers Conference; Tax and Financial Planning for the Family Business Conference; Entertainment Industry Conference; Estate Planning Conference; Estate Planning Council of Santa Barbara County; Estate Planning Council of Ventura County; Estate Planning Council of San Fernando Valley; Estate Planning Council of Glendale; The Desert Estate Planning Council; Business Section of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association; New York Law Journal Seminar of N.Y.C.; Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network; Financial News Network; CPA-TV Satellite Network; California CPA Society, Tax Accounting Conference; Lumber Association of Southern California; Associated General Contractors of California; American Electronics Association.

Professional Associations and Memberships: Arthritis Foundation, San Fernando Valley Branch; President; Arthritis Foundation, L.A. Chapter; Member, Board of Directors and Board of Governors; National Multiple Sclerosis Society, L.A. Chapter; Member, Board of Trustees, Planned Giving Committee; City of Hope, Finance Associates Chapter; Board of Directors; Guardians of the Jewish Homes for the Aging; Board of Directors; UCLA Alumni Association; Board of Directors, Legislative Relations Committee; UCLA Alumni Association, 1991; Board of Directors, Public Service Awards Committee.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Tax
  • Income Tax
  • Taxation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts & Estates International Law
  • Wills & Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-389-2943  Phone
310-207-8008  Phone
(310) 207-8708  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., History, 1973
Law School Attended:
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1976; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Tax, 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1976, California
Beverly Hills (Past Chair, Employee Benefits Committee), Los Angeles County (Member: Tax Section; Executive Committee) and American (Member: Section of Taxation; Employee Benefits Committee) Bar Associations.
Farsi and Spanish
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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