John H. Raforth

John H. Raforth: Attorney with Bangs, McCullen, Butler, Foye & Simmons, L.L.P.

Biography

University of Denver Tax Law Journal, 1987-1988. Listed in Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. Certified Public Accountant, Colorado, 1988. Author: "Dickman v. Commissioner: Broadening the Scope of the Federal Gift Tax," 30 South Dakota Law Review 678, 1985. Co-Author: Alaska Chapter, State Limited Partnership Laws (Aspen), 1990-1995; Alaska Attorney's Desk Manual, "Alaska Limited Partnership Law." Co-Author: Alaska Chapter, State Limited Liability Company Statutes (Aspen), 1993-1995.

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Taxation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
605-343-1040  Phone
www.bangsmccullen.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2670, Rapid City, SD 57709
University Attended:
Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, B.A., 1982; University of South Dakota, M.P.A., 1985
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., 1985; University of Denver, LL.M., Taxation, 1988
Year of First admission:
1985
Admission:
1985, South Dakota; 1988, Alaska
Memberships:
State Bar of South Dakota (Member: UPC and Guardianship Review Committee; Business Law Section, Past Chairman); Alaska and American (Member: Real Property, Probate and Trust; Business Law and Taxation Sections) Bar Associations; South Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants (Past Member, Legislative Affairs Committee); American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants; West River Estate Planning Council (Past President and Director); American Health Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Eureka, South Dakota, December 21, 1959
Reported Cases:
In re Estate of Siebrasse, 2006 SD 83, 722 N.W.2d 86 (SD 2006); In re Estate of Siebrasse, 2004 SD 46, 678 N.W.2d 822 (SD 2004); Rehearing of Estate of Siebrasse, 2002 SD 118, 652 N.W. 2nd 384 (SD 2002).
ISLN:
904249598
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

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    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 08/23/11 in Estate Planning

    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 08/23/11 in Business Law

      Not only is John one of the most ethical lawyers I've known, he is a superior lawyer (in all of the above categories) in all aspects of his practice.

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