Thomas G. Rice is the owner and sole shareholder of the Albuquerque, New Mexico law firm of Thomas G. Rice P.C. Mr Rice graduated from Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He spent three years in the U.S. Army serving in Viet Nam as a helicopter pilot, where he was decorated for distinguished service.
Mr. Rice received his Juris Doctor degree from Brigham Young University School of Law in 1977. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of New Mexico and State Bar of Illinois. He is licensed to practice in both Federal and State Courts as well as the U.S. Tax Court. He has also served as a Trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Mr. Rice is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, having been involved in tax and estate planning throughout his career and has worked with a public accounting firm in managing their tax department which included individual, corporate, partnership, estate and trust taxation.
Mr. Rice’s practice is focused in the area of estate planning, tax, real estate, bankruptcy and small business representation. He has spoken before various civic and private organizations on estate planning matters. He is a past member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, a nationwide organization of Estate Planning Attorneys.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1977
|NM||Authorized to practice law||1977||11/13/2009|
|IL||Not Authorized To Practice Law||1988||08/17/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Bronze Star with Cross of Gallantry||Republic of Vietnam||1969|
|Attorney||Morris, Hall & Kinghorn, PLLC||2008 - 2010|
|Attorney||Thomas G. Rice, PC||1977 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys||N/A||2002 - 2010|
|United States (IRS) v. Nipper||Defendants were able to remain on their property although they were required to forfeit 320 Acres of the adjoining ranch land in settlement of the debt.|
|Book||AWill is not enough in New Mexico||2004|
|Brigham Young University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Brigham Young University||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Seminars on Estate Planning||Estate Planning||2010|