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Richard Albert Luthmann

Richard Albert Luthmann

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Tax, Foreclosure, Credit Repair, Business, Probate, Guardianship, Election Campaigns & Political Law

About Me

Richard A. Luthmann, the Founder of The Luthmann Law Firm, is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and the United States Tax Court.


Mr. Luthmann is also past Vice President of the world-famous Old Blue Rugby Football Club.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Tax: 30%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Credit Repair: 10%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Foreclosure: 10%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($425/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

91 total 

Contact Info

The Luthmann Law Firm, PLLC

1811 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY, 10314

Luthmann & Jones

New Jersey Office
30 Wood Avenue South, Suite 600
Iselin, NJ, 08830




NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyersNew Jersey Monthly2014
Top Attorney Rising StarNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2013
20 Under 40 Leadership AwardStaten Island Economic Development Corporation2012
2010 Tax Lawyer of the YearThe Lion's Head2010
2009 Young Lawyer of the YearThe Lion's Head2009
Miami Beach, FLAttendance at the Heckerling Insitute For Estate Planning2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselMenicucci, Villa & Associates2011 - 2013
Senior AssociateBorteck, Sanders & Torzewski, LLP2010 - 2010
FounderThe Luthmann Law Firm2008 - Present
General CounselBonfire Productions, Inc.2007 - 2009
General CounselIntervision Network Corporation2007 - 2009
General CounselAtlantis Techonology Group2007 - 2007
External CounselThe Cotswold Group2006 - 2007
External CounselAnsbacher (Bahamas) Limited2005 - 2007
Trust OfficerThe Coral Gables Trust Company2004 - 2005
Law ClerkSak & Rampulla, LLP1999 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Richmond County Kiwanis ClubBoard Member2013 - Present
Staten Island Economic Development CorporationVice Chair - 40 Under 40 Leadership Group2012 - 2013
Giving Hope NetworkBoard Member and Pro-Bono General Counsel2012 - Present
NYC Arts CypherVice Chair and Pro-Bono Counsel2011 - Present
USA Rugby LeagueBoard Member and Pro-Bono General Counsel2011 - Present
Staten Island Hispanic Chamber of CommercePro-Bono Counsel2011 - Present
SIEDC 40 Under 40 Leadership GroupSecretary2010 - 2011
Richmond County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
The Old Blue Rugby Football ClubMember / Past Vice President2001 - Present
The Columbia ClubMember2001 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. J.L.Two Days Community Service for Assaulting A Cop
People v. J.D.Dismissal for Felony Battery of a Taxi Driver
"J" Family Estate PlanCreated Potential Tax Savings of over $8 million

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Publication NameTitleDate
ReutersQuoted in "New IRS rules demand more info on foreign holdings"2012
NJICLE Seminar of Estate PlanningEstate Taxes in New Jersey 2010: Back to the Future? (with Robert D. Borteck)2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawEstate PlanningLL.M - Master of Laws2005
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Columbia UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Income Tax Section CLECredit Shelter Trusts in the Age of Portability2013
Real Estate with Raj RajpalEstate Planning2012
CLE at Wagner College2012 Income Tax Update2012
CLEIncome and Estate Taxes for 2012 and 20132012
Richmond County Bar Association CLEIncome Taxation of Non-Resident Aliens; New FACTA Provisions and Regulations2011
Richmond County Bar Association2011 - Income Tax Update - March 16, 20112011
Broker - Agent Roundtable2011 Tax Update2011
RCBA Tax Committee2010 - Tax and Estate Planning Update2010
Estate Planning in New Jersey 2010Estate Planning During the Repeal of the Federal Estate Tax2010
Estate Planning and Elder Law for RealtorsEstate Planning and Elder Law for Realtors2010