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Fred Tansill's practice makes a speciality of tax-oriented property making plans, in particular for professionals, corporate executives, marketers and owners of closely-held corporations, in addition to probate, trust and property disputes and recommend to financial institution believe departments and other fiduciaries. He is frequently concerned in commercial enterprise suggest and tax planning for individuals, corporations and now not-for-income companies. He represents customers before the Internal Revenue Service in regard to audit and compliance issues. His exercise consists of property planning and probate for residents of Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland. For eleven years Fred practiced as a partner in McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe, Virginia's largest regulation…
Fred Tansill's practice makes a speciality of tax-oriented property making plans, specifically for experts, company executives, marketers and proprietors of intently-held companies, as well as probate, trust and property disputes and counsel to bank accept as true with departments and different fiduciaries. He is often worried in commercial enterprise suggest and tax making plans for individuals, businesses and now not-for-earnings businesses. He represents clients earlier than the Internal Revenue Service in regard to audit and compliance issues. His exercise includes property making plans and probate for residents of Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland. For 11 years Fred practiced as a partner in McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe, Virginia's biggest law firm, and as a shareholder in Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson & Hand ("Bob Dole's Firm"), one in all Washington's biggest law companies. In November 1997 Fred began his own company in Tysons Corner/McLean. He is frequently known as upon to speak to Bar and enterprise businesses on property, tax, asset safety, international trust, charitable giving and carefully-held business matters and on prison ethics. Honors and Awards: D.C. Bar Frederick B. Abramson Award as Co-Chair of Bar Section (Wills, Trusts and Probate Law) With Outstanding Community Service Record; Crystal Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Northern Virginia Community Foundation in 1996; Founder's Award from the Whitman-Walker Clinic for helping to establish its seasoned bono criminal application in Northern Virginia. Significant Accomplishments: President, Northern Virginia Community Foundation (1999-2000); One of 96 Northern Virginia Lawyers indexed in The Best Lawyers in America (because 1997), and once more listed 2005-2006, representing a continuous decade of his special popularity in this booklet; Listed within the June 2005 trouble of The Washingtonian as one of the attorneys to see in case you need a Prenuptial Agreement, and inside the December 2008 trouble of The Washingtonian as one of the "Best Lawyers in Washington" underneath the Trusts and Estates class. He turned into additionally named with the aid of the mag in 1997 and 2002; Listed in the December 2002 issue of Virginia Business as one of the "2002 Legal Elite" within the Taxes/Estates/Trusts class; Co-Chaired in 1993 -1994 a Joint Task Force of the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Bar Association which, after have a look at and analysis, Happy Clients certain adjustments in Virginia law, probate process and felony ethics guidelines referring to attorneys serving as fiduciaries. Recommendations of that Task Force have been followed with the aid of the Virginia State Bar; Listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2006—; Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers, 2006—; Listed in Washington and Virginia Super Lawyers, 2007—. Publications: "Guarding Your Assets - Be Positive About Trusts," Legal Times (April 2003); "A Jurisdictional Comparison of Potential Situses For Asset Protection Trusts," Journal of Asset Protection (January/February 2000); "Are Revocable Trusts Oversold and Overused? Practical Nontax and Tax Considerations within the Use of Revocable Inter Vivos Trusts," Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal (Part I - November - December 1998; Part II - March 1999); "1996 U.S. Tax Changes Affecting International Trusts and Expatriation" (with Leigh Basha) Newsletter of the Wills, Trusts, and Estate Section, Virginia State Bar (Spring 1997); "No U.S. Connections Allowed with an Offshore Trust? Wrong! Use Onshore Contact & Informations," Journal of Asset Protection (May/June 1996); "A Passion For Excellence: Evolving Professional Standards in Estate Planning Practice," Virginia Lawyer (January 1994). Speeches and Lectures: "Planning for Uncertain Times," The National Gift Planning Council (December 2008); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts, Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Santa Fe (July 31-August 1, 2008); "Uses of Family Limited Liability Entities in Estate, Financial, Tax and Asset Protection Planning, Including Recent Developments and Other Asset Protection Vehicles," National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, Quarterly Workshop: Advanced Estate Planning (July 2008); "Planning for Asset Protection," forty fourth Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Summer Program on the University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison (June 2008); "U.S. Income and Transfer Tax Planning for U.S. Citizens, Resident and Non-Resident Aliens and Non-Citizens, International Estate Planning and the Use of Foreign Trusts," Virginia Society of CPAs 2007 Tax & Financial Planning Expo, The National Conference Center, Lansdowne, VA (November 2007); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts, Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Chicago (August 2007); "Planning for Forever" Georgetown University, and property planning seminar for alumni/ae subsidized through the Office of Planned Giving (June 2007); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts, Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Boston (October 2006); "Asset Protection Planning, Domestic and Offshore, Including Ethical and Malpractice Considerations," National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar (September 2006); "U.S. Income and Transfer Tax Planning For U.S. Citizens, Resident Aliens and Non-Citizens, International Estate Planning and the Use of Foreign Trusts," an estate planning seminar sponsored by using the Inter-American Development Bank (June 2006); "Planning for Forever," Georgetown University, an property planning seminar for alumni/ae subsidized with the aid of the Office of Planned Giving (June 2006); "American Bar Association, Community Outreach Program," Overview of Estate Planning (February 2006); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts, Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Seattle (August 2005); "Planning for Forever," Georgetown University, an estate planning seminar for alumni/ae subsidized with the aid of the Office of Planned Giving (June 2005); "Asset Protection Planning," Third Annual Financial Planning Forum, Financial Planning Association of Central Virginia and the Virginia Society of CPAs, Richmond, Virginia (June 2005); "Getting to Win-Win: Doing Well for the Donor's Family and the Donor's Advisors While Doing Good for Your Charity," National Capitol Gift Planning Council (May 2005); "Planning for Forever," Georgetown University, an estate making plans seminar for alumni/ae subsidized by using the Office of Planned Giving (October 2004); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts, Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Toronto (August 2004); "Planning for Forever," Georgetown University, an property planning seminar for alumni/ae backed by way of the Office of Planned Giving (June 2004); "Asset Protection Planning," Virginia Society of CPAs, Richmond, Virginia (June 2004); Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts (CRATs) and Charitable Remainder Unitrusts (CRUTs)," D.C. Bar (May 2004); Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Northern Virginia Chapter, "Recent Developments re Family Limited Partner lawyerships and Discounted Estate Tax and Gift Tax Appraisals of Limited Partner lawyership Interests" (May 2004); "Planning Strategies for the Preservation of Family Assets from Claims of Creditors and Other Predators," Virginia State Bar Annual Trusts and Estates Conference (November 2003); "Planning for Forever" An property making plans seminary backed with the aid of Georgetown University Law School (October 2003); "Asset Protection Strategies," Information Management Network, Conference on High-Net-Worth Real Estate Investing, New York City (September 2003); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts: Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA, San Diego (August 2003); Planning for Forever" An estate making plans seminar for alumni/ae subsidized via the Office of Planned Giving, Georgetown University (May 2003); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts: Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Boston (October 2002); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts: Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA Annual Seminar on International Estate Planning, Chicago (October 2001); "Planning Strategies for the Protection of Family Assets from Claims of Creditors and Other Predators," Virginia CLE, Presented stay and on videotape to 600-plus lawyers across the nation, (November 2000); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts," A Seminar Sponsored by the Virginia Beach Community Foundation for expert advisors (September 2000); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts: Non-Tax Issues," ALI-ABA, San Francisco (August 2000); Various Mostics at a Seminar Sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc. For Professional Partner legal professionals For Community Philanthropy, Salisbury, Maryland (June 2000); "Probate and Post-Mortem Tax Planning for the Non-Specialist Lawyer and CPA," Fairfax Bar Association (January 2000); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts With A Jurisdictional Comparison to Delaware," Baltimore Estate Planning Council (September 1999); "Anatomy of Offshore Asset Protection Trusts: A Jurisdictional Comparison of Potential Situses for Asset Protection Trusts," ABA Annual Meeting, Atlanta (August 1999); "Charitable Planning Using Community Foundations, An Overview," D.C. Bar (June 1999); "Estate Planning for the Senior Corporate Executive in a Public Corporation: Life Insurance and Retirement Plans," Wills, Trusts and Estate Section, Fairfax County Bar (January 1999); "Offshore Asset Protection Trusts," ALI-ABA Annual Advanced International Estate Planning Seminar, New Orleans (September 1998); "Newest Twists In Perpetual Asset Protection Trusts: Delaware and Alaska As A Offshore" Jurisdictions," D.C. Bar (April 1998); "The Use of Buy-Sell Agreements in Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning," D.C. Bar Winter Convention (February 1998); "Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 - Changes in Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and Other Changes Affecting Estates and Trusts," Annual Tax Update Program, Fairfax Bar Association and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the AICPA (January 1998); "New Delaware and Alaska Trust Legislation," AACTEC Regional Meeting, Asheville, N.C. (September 1997); "Asset Protection Strategies," Alexandria Bar Association (April 1997); "Living with Living Trusts," Winter Meeting, Virginia Bar Association (January 1997) and D.C. Bar (April 1997); "Estate Planning for Residential Real Estate," D.C. Bar 1997 Winter Convention (February 1997); "Tax, Asset Protection and Estate Planning for Individuals inside the Offshore Arena," Dauphin County (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Bar Association (November 1996) and Virginia State Bar (June 1996); "United States Income and Transfer Tax Planning for Non-Citizens, International Estate Planning, and the Use of Foreign Trusts," Fairfax Bar Association and Virginia Society of CPAs (January 1996); "Lawyers Serving as Fiduciaries - Ethical Rules," A Virginia Bar Association Summer Meeting, The Greenbrier (July 1995); "Business Succession Planning for the Closely-Held Company," D.C. Bar (February 1995); "Solving the Puzzle: GRITS, GRATS, GRUTS, QPRTS," 1994 AICPA Conference on Tax Strategies for High Income Individuals, Nashville and Las Vegas (May 1994); "Property Preservation Planning - Estate Planning, Debtors Rights Planning," Virginia Advanced Estate Planning and Administration Seminar (April 1993); "Primer: Risks of Malpractice and Ethical Issues in Estate Planning and Estate and Trust Administration," Virginia State Bar in Acapulco (November 1992). Board Memberships and Affiliations: Board Member, McLean Orchestra; Member, McLean Chamber of Commerce; Member, Fairfax Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors of Atlantic Trust Company, a federally chartered, D.C. based totally accept as true with bank (1993-2001); Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Community Foundation, Executive Committee (1992—); Founding Member of the Board of Governors of The Tower Club in Tysons Corner (1988-1998); President of the Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council (1990-1991).
Frederick J. Tansill & Associates, LLC

Practise Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Marital Agreements
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Fiduciary Counsel
  • Tax Planning
  • Closely-Held Business
  • Asset Protection
  • International Estate and Trust Matters
Law Firm Position

Member

Admission Info

Admitted in 1974, District of Columbia and U.S. Tax Court
1983, Virginia

Start at the Faculty of Law
Georgetown University

Class of 1974
J.D.

Georgetown University
Class of 1982
LL.M.
Taxation

University Attended

Brown University
Class of 1970
B.A.
with honors

Associations & Memberships
Fairfax County (Member, Sections on: Tax, 1987-1988
Wills, Estates and Trusts, 1986), Virginia (Executive Council: Wills, Trusts and Estates Section, 1990-1997
Taxation Section, 1988-1990
Member, Legislative Committee 1994-2000) and American Bar Associations
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
District of Columbia Bar (Member, Steering Committee, 1995-2000 and Co-Chair, 1997-1999, Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section)
Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Virginia State Bar (Board of Governors, 1988-1996 and Chair, 1991-1992, Trusts and Estates Section)
Society of Trust and Estate Professionals.

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McLean

6723 Whittier Avenue, Suite 104
McLean, VA  22101-4533
U.S.A.
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