William A. Brandwein

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Prior to establishing a law office, Mr. Brandwein practiced as a certified public accountant in Chicago, Illinois, with a major CPA firm for eight years. In 1969, a law office was established in Columbus, Ohio, with specialization in Civil and Criminal Tax Litigation, Tax Planning and Estate Planning. In 1985, a law office was established in Monterey, California, continuing the same specialization as was established in Ohio. At present, both offices are still maintained.

(Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Tax Law
  • Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Estate Taxation
  • Civil Tax Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates Taxation
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
831-250-6658  Phone
831-372-3266  Phone
Law School Attended:
DePaul University, J.D., 1967
Year of First Admission:
1967, Illinois, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1970, U.S. Tax Court; 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1969, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 1985, California; 1969, Ohio; 1971, U.S. Supreme Court
Monterey County, Illinois State, Ohio State and American (Member: Section on Taxation; Committee on Estates and Gifts, 1992—; Committee on Standards of Tax Practice, 1992—) Bar Associations; State Bar of California (Section of Taxation: Executive Committee, 1992-1995; Taxation Law Advisory Commission, 2005-2009), Monterey County Bar Foundation (President).
( Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization )
Hobbies & interests:
Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 1958.

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Monterey, California