Bruce Givner

Bruce Givner

Tax Lawyer
Los Angeles, CA




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English , Farsi

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2671 questions answered.

About Me

Our practice is: (i) 20%tax ltigation, tax audits and tax appeals; (ii) 20% asset protection planning; (iii) 20% income tax planning; and (iv) 40% estate planning and estate taxplanning. Estate tax planning is different than "estate planning": estate planning determines "who gets what".By contrast, estate TAX planning determines the value of what is passed to...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Tax advice

Posted by: a client over 2 years ago.

Bruce, is very straight forward and giving with his time. He helps you understand some complex ideas in a very simple fashion, answering all your...

I Was Able to Keep My Family's Estate because of Bruce!

Posted by: Jon over 2 years ago.

My family first started working with Bruce in 1988, when I was in college. When it came time for me to assume the estate, Bruce was there to guide...
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Showing 2 of 52 peer endorsements

Robert Werner von Dohlen
Robert von Dohlen

Houston, TX

2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Kenneth A. Ziskin
Kenneth Ziskin

Sherman Oaks, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Bruce has probably the greatest depth and breadth of estate planning and tax knowledge of nany attorney in Southern California, and he shares it freely.
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1976 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2009 – present

Givner & Kaye, A Professional Corporation


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1977 LL.M - Master of Laws in Tax

New York University School of Law


Showing 1 of 34 awards

2014 Super Lawyer



Showing 1 of 11 association entries

2008- present Section of Taxation, Employee Benefits Committee

American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 91 publications

2014 The Three Legged Stool: Simple, But Sophisticated, Estate Tax Planning

California State Bar Trusts and Estates Quarterly

2014 LLCs Take A Back Seat To Limited Partnerships In 2014

Los Angeles Daily Journal

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 51 occasions

2014 Is Your IRA and Pension Gathering Dust? How To Control and Maximize The Return Of Your Investment

at The Smart Real Estate Investor's Seminar

2014 International Estate Planning

at Orange County Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section

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