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Registred for 26 years

Law Office: Creighton R. Castle

Creighton Castle is the President and Managing Partner lawyer of Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes, P.C.

Creighton's practice focuses primarily on business transactions and taxation matters. His accomplishments include:

Federal & State Taxation - Creighton's experience as a CPA, a masters degree in tax law and 16 years of professional experience make him a valuable resource in complex tax matters. He has successfully litigated and negotiated a number of tax matters for Illinois State agencies. He has also appeared before the Illinois Department of Revenue and Internal Revenue Service on behalf of clients.

Real Estate Transactions - Creighton facilitates sales of commercial real estate transactions.…

Creighton Castle is the President and Managing Partner lawyer of Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes, P.C.

Creighton's practice focuses primarily on business transactions and taxation matters. His accomplishments include:

Federal & State Taxation - Creighton's experience as a CPA, a masters degree in tax law and 16 years of professional experience make him a valuable resource in complex tax matters. He has successfully litigated and negotiated a number of tax matters for Illinois State agencies. He has also appeared before the Illinois Department of Revenue and Internal Revenue Service on behalf of clients.

Real Estate Transactions - Creighton facilitates sales of commercial real estate transactions.

Business Formation & Transaction - The number of businesses (both privately or publicly held) and not-for-profit organizations Creighton has assisted ranges into the hundreds. He has evaluated new businesses and determined the appropriate entity to serve the client's business and tax requirements. His clients include a number of not-for-profit organizations; he has assisted in their initial incorporation and acquisition of SOl(c) status and their ongoing management of legal issues.

Recent Business Transactions/Contracts - Creighton recently managed the sale of several nursing home & industrial facilities for clients. Creighton was also instrumental in the sale of several major beer distributorships.

Certification:

Registered Certified Public Accountant-Illinois

Previous Professional Experience:

Ernst & Young LLP, Tax Manager, 1994-2000

Piper Marbury Rudnick & Wolfe, Associate Attorney, 2000-2002

Publications:

Co-author, "New FDIC Rules Simplify Insurance of Account Issues For Living Trust Accounts," Illinois Reporter, May/June 2004, at 6.

Co-author, "Stop the Confusion: Simplifying a Financial Institution's Account Directives for a Depositor's Revocable Trust Account, Illinois Reporter," May/June 2003, at 7.

Professional Associations:

Sangamon County Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Civic Participation:

SUSA Booster Club, a supporting organization of the Springfield Park District's Springfield USA Swim Team

-Treasurer and Board Member

Elizabeth Ann Seton Program

-Board Member

Panther Creek Country Club

-Past Board Member and Past President

Rotary Club of Midtown Springfield

-Charter Member, 2002-Present

-President 2008-2009

Giffin Winning Cohen & Bodewes, P.C.

Practise Areas

  • Federal & State Taxation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Business Formation & Transaction
  • Recent Business Transactions/Contracts
Law Firm Position

Partner lawyer

Admission Info

Admitted in 1995, District of Columbia
1993, Illinois

Start at the Faculty of Law
John Marshall Law School

Class of 1993
J.D.
Journal of Computer & Information Law

Georgetown University Law Center
Class of 1994
LL.M.
Taxation

University Attended

Illinois State University
Class of 1989
B.S.
Accounting, Accounting

Illinois State University
Class of 1990
M.S.
Accounting


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Springfield

Suite 600 Myers Building1 West Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL  62701
U.S.A.
Springfield