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Sarah M Johnson

Sarah M Johnson

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Tax, Trusts

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Trusts: 25%
  3. Tax: 25%


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Contact Info

Venable LLP

575 7th St NW
Washington, DC, 20004-1601


DCActive 200407/19/2014
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200205/08/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
John S. Nolan Fellow (for Leadership and Contributions)American Bar Association Section of Taxation2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerVenable LLP2013 - Present
Of CounselVenable LLP2012 - 2013
AssociateVenable LLP2003 - 2011
AssociateKilpatrick Stockton LLP2002 - 2003

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington DC Estate Planning CouncilCommittee Co-Chair2013 - Present
American Bar Association Section of TaxationTask Force for Tax Reform2011 - 2012
District of Columbia Bar, Taxation SectionChair, Estate Planning Committee2008 - 2009
District of Columbia Bar Association, Taxation Section, Estate Planning CommitteeVice Chair, Estate Planning Committee2005 - 2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawN/AJD2002
Wake Forest UniversityBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Boca Raton Museum of ArtEstate Planning for Art Collectors2013
American Society of Appraisers ConferenceEstate Planning Techniques for Personal Property2013
ABA Section of Taxation Midyear MeetingDisplaying Value: Special Issues in Valuing Art for Estate, Gift and Income Tax Reporting2013
ABA Section of Taxation May MeetingEstate Planning for Artists and Art Collectors2012
ABA Section of Taxation May MeetingToying around with Annual Exclusion Gifts of FLP and LLC Interests2011
DC Bar Continuing Legal Education programA Practical Guide to Federal and State Estate Tax Returns for DC Area Estates2008
ABA Section of Taxation Midyear Meeting529 College Savings Plans: Extra Credit for the Estate Planning Attorney2008
Section of Taxation and Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Joint Fall CLE MeetingLife Insurance Trusts 1012006
DC Bar Section of TaxationNuts and Bolts of Gift Tax Returns2006
ABA Section of Taxation Midyear MeetingPost-Mortem Expenses: An Update on the Hubert Case2006