Joseph G. Gorman, Jr. is Of Counsel in the Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group in the Los Angeles office of Sheppard, Mulllin, Richter & Hampton.
Mr. Gorman's practice involves all aspects of estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates. His experience includes the creation and administration of charitable trusts and foundations, life insurance irrevocable trusts, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and other entities that implement an estate plan. In addition, he has had extensive experience in handling litigation matters involving trusts and estates.
Mr. Gorman has served as chairman of the Death Tax Committees of the California State Bar's and Los Angeles County Bar Association's Taxation Section. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and served for six years as a Regent of that College.
Since 1977, he has been a member of the Advisory Committee of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning at the University of Miami; he was also a founding member of the Planning Committee of the annual U.S.C. Probate and Trust Conference. Previously, he has served on the Advisory Committee of the CEB-UCLA Institute on Estate Planning.
Mr. Gorman is listed in Who's Who in America, The Best Lawyers In America, and Who's Who in American Law. He is a frequent lecturer and author on the rules and techniques of estate planning, taxation law, and related topics.
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