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  1. Tax: 50%
    16 years
  2. Real Estate: 50%
    16 years

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  • Samuel Jackson Siemon

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Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors

The Pinnacle Building
3455 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA, 30326


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200108/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Service AwardAtlanta Bar Association2010
2009 Georgia Super Lawyer Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President / PartnerStrategic 1031 Exchange Advisors2007 - Present
In-house Counsel1031 Qualified Intermediary Firm2004 - 2007
Senior Real Estate Tax AssociateDeloitte & Touche2002 - 2004
Senior International Tax AssociateArthur Andersen1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar AssociationBoard of Directors (Member-at-Large)2010 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Georgia, Taxation Law SectionMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar Association, Real Estate SectionImmediate Past ChairN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Scotsman GuideMaking an Eco-Conscious Exchange2010
Shopping Center BusinessTenancy-in-Common Turmoil2010
Shopping Center BusinessIntermediary Behavior2010
Commercial Investment Real Estate (The Magazine of the CCIM Institute)QI Questions2009
Commercial Investment Real Estate (The Magazine of the CCIM Institute)Navigating the Maze: How Developers Can Utilize 1031 Strategies2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Business, International AffairsBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate's Role in Wealth Management & Financial PlanningTax Issues for Real Estate Investors2009
Profiting from ForeclosuresTax Issues for Foreclosure Investors2009
Distressed Real Estate Workout ConferenceTax Issues for Distressed Real Estate Owners2009
1031 Update SeriesAdvanced 1031 Exchange Strategies for Today's Capital Markets2009
State Bar of Georgia Real Estate Practice & Procedure10 Things Attorney's Should Know About 10312008
ABA Real Estate & Tax Seminar10 Things Attorney's Should Know about 10312008
Sophisticated Exchange Strategies for Real Estate DevelopersDeveloper Strategies2006
Hotel Owners & Developers SeminarSophisticated Exchange Strategies for the Hospitality Industry2006
GSCPA Annual Real Estate ConferenceAdvanced 1031 Exchange Strategies2006
Federation of Exchange Accommodators: Regional & National Industry Conference1031 Strategies for Vacation Homes2006
GSCPA Annual ConventionFundamentals of 1031 Exchange2005