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  2. Partnership: 33%
  3. Tax: 33%

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1031 Services, Inc.

40 Lake Bellevue, #275
Bellevue, WA, 98005


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of the CoifUniversity of California, Berkeley Law1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President1031 Services, Inc.1996 - Present
PartnerTousley Brain Stephens PLLC1984 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Taxation's Committes on Sales, Exchanges and Basis and Real Estate TaxationChairperson2014 - Present
American College of Tax CounselMember2014 - Present
Federation of Exchange AccommodatorsPast President and Board Member2003 - 2009
ABA Tax Section, Committee on Real EstateMember1990 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Taxation Law SectionMember1984 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesNew Ruling Approves Newly Constructed Leasehold Improvements as Replacement Property in an Exchange when the Landlord is a Related Party2014
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesA Practical Guide to Code Sec. 1031 Identification Issues (Part III): Identifications for Multiple Exchanges Involving the Same Identified Property2014
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesA Practical Guide to Code Sec. 1031 Identification Issues (Part II): Alternate and Multiple Properties and Identifying when the Replacement Property Is Under Production2014
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesA Practical Guide to Code Sec. 1031 Identification Issues (Part I): Describing the Identified Property and the “Substantially the Same As Identified” Requirement2013
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesAn Update of the Interaction of Code Sec. 1031 Exchanges and Cost Segregation, Including Bonus Depreciation, and Other Basis Adjustments Giving Rise to Depreciation Recapture2013
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesUpdate on Foreclosures and Code Sec. 1031: LTR Approves Exchange of Underwater Property Given Back to Lenders2013
NYU School of Professional Studies – 70th Institute on Federal TaxationHot Like-Kind Exchange Issues (2011) Chapter 132011
Journal of Passthrough EntitiesThe Same Taxpayer Requirement under Sections 1031 and 10332010
Thomson ReutersTas Free Exchanges Under Section 10311992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Michigan, Ann ArborEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Conference on Like-Kind Exchanges1031 Exchanges2010