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James Frederick Gulecas

Estate planning Attorney at Dunedin, FL

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  • State Years
    Florida - FL 28 years
    Massachusetts - MA 22 years
    California - CA 24 years
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About James

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Practice areas

We specialize in estate planning (wills, trusts); probate and trust administration and litigation; corporate and business law includiing corporations, partnerships and LLC's; contract negotiation and preparation; business sales; tax planning; IRS disputes; Section 1031 Exchanges.  We offer a free one-hour initial consultation for estate planning clients in our office and will quote a flat fee at the end of the consulation.

Location

Law Offices of James F. Gulecas, P.A.
1968 Bayshore Blvd
Dunedin, FL, 34698-2500

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 295-295 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • James F. Gulecas, P.A.
  • 2001 - Present

Education

  • University of Florida
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1995
  • University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall)
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • University of California - Davis
  • MA - Masters
  • 1994
  • Dartmouth College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981
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Associations

  • Dartmouth Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Pinellas County Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Probate & Real Property Section
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Probate, Guardianship and Trust Law Committee
  • Former Chairman
  • 2002 - 2003
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Board Certified Tax Lawyer
  • The Florida Bar
  • 2002
  • Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Lawyer
  • The Florida Bar
  • 2001

Publications

  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Old Trusts - New Tricks (with Forms)
  • 2002
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001: Practical Estate Planning
  • 2001
  • Asset Protection Journal
  • Practical Considerations for Trust Protectorship Provisions in Foreign and Domestic Trusts
  • 2001
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Comparing the GRAT to the Installment Sale to a Defective Grantor Trust and Who’s Afraid of the Exhaustion Test?
  • 1999
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Drafting the Lifetime QTIP Trust (with Sample Provisions)
  • 1999
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Alaska Spawns a New Trust: Alaskan and other Asset Protection Trusts
  • 1998
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Explaining the New Tax Law Changes Using Projections
  • 1998
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Planning with S Corporations After the Small Business Protection Act of 1996
  • 1997
  • Practical Tax Lawyer
  • Entity Selection 1997: Practical Aspects of the ‘Check-the-Box Regulations
  • 1997
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Speaking Engagements

  • Estate Planning and Administration: The Complete Guide
  • Postmortem Tax Administration - Options and Strategies
  • 2015
  • Locally Organized Engagement
  • Estate Planning for Floridians
  • 2013
  • Marital Deduction Trusts: A Comprehensive Analysis
  • Marital Deduction Trusts
  • 2008
  • Partnerships, LLCs And LLPs: Organization And Operation
  • Partnerships, LLCs And LLPs: Organization And Operation - An Overview
  • 2006
  • Partnerships, LLCs And LLPs: Organization And Operation
  • The Use of Family Limited Partnerships and LLC's in Estate Planning
  • 2006
  • Breakfast Seminar
  • Welcome to Florida
  • 2005
  • Probate Committee Luncheon Seminar
  • Beating the Odds: Using Leveraged Transactions to Reduce Estate Taxes
  • 2003
  • Probate Committee Luncheon Seminar
  • Planning with Joint Trusts Under PLR's 200101021 and 200210051
  • 2002
  • Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Florida
  • Estate Planning for Incapacity
  • 2001
  • Probate Committee Luncheon Seminar
  • Florida's New Elective Share Statute
  • 2000
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (3)
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Unknown Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer.Jim is one of the very best lawyers in Florida in wills, trusts, probate and taxes. Superb."
Tax Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer and would recommend him for any tax related problem."