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Robin Lesley Klomparens

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Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Business, Tax

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About Me

Robin L. Klomparens is a partner in the law firm of Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP. Ms. Klomparens specializes in income, state and local estate and gift taxation. She advises clients on business transactions, entity formation (profit and non-profit), state and federal tax audits and litigation matters, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and serves as a consultant, expert witness and mediator in her field.


Ms. Klomparens has a business degree specializing in finance from the University of Florida. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami in 1985 and an LL.M. in Taxation in 1986. She was admitted to practice in Florida in 1986 and joined the ranks of California attorneys in 1987. She was admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court in 1990.


Ms. Klomparens has been an adjunct professor for Golden Gate University in the Masters in Tax curriculum, a member of the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California, and a member of the Estate and Gift Committee of the State Bar of California. She is on the board of a variety of other charitable organizations. She has lectured extensively and has written numerous articles on various issues in her field of specialization.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Tax: 20%
    27 years
  2. Business: 20%
    27 years
  3. Trusts: 20%
    27 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    27 years
  5. Estate Planning: 20%
    27 years

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Contact Info

Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP

10640 Mather Blvd., Suite 200
Mather, CA, 95655

Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP

1350 Treat Blvd., Suite 400
Walnut Creek, CA, 94597

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198705/20/2015
FLMember in Good Standing198605/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
V. Judson KleinState Bar of California2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP2005 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorGolden Gate University School Of Law1993 - 2004
ShareholderWeintraub Genshlea Chediak1990 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California, Estate & Gift Tax Sub-CommitteeChair2012 - 2012
State Bar of California, Taxation SectionVice Chair2004 - 2007
State Bar of California, Estate & Gift Tax Sub-CommitteeChair2003 - 2003
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1987 - Present
State Bar of California, Estate & Gift Tax Sub-CommitteeAttorney Member1987 - Present
State Bar of California, Taxation SectionAttorney Member1987 - Present
State Bar of FloridaAttorney Member1986 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
California Tax Lawyer MagazineDo Options Create Basis Under Section 752?2012
2012 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference HandoutEstate and Gift Tax Update – It’s Not Too Late2012
California Tax Lawyer MagazineQuick Points: Estate and Gift Tax Committee2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/ALLM in Taxation1986
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of FloridaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982
University of FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning SectionPlanning for 2013, It’s Not Too Late.2012
85th Annual Meeting of the State Bar of CaliforniaLife Insurance Planning in Today’s Environment2012
2012 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy ConferenceEstate and Gift Tax Update – It’s Not Too Late2012