Ted is an asset protection, estate planning, tax, and business lawyer. He has worked in the tax consulting field for 23 years and has been certified by the Louisiana State Bar Association as an Estate Planning and Administration Specialist as well as a Tax Law Specialist. Ted is also a Louisiana Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Ted regularly represents clients with large as well as small estates, including representing clients in all matters involving Louisiana asset protection, estate planning, tax planning, irrevocable, revocable, and charitable trusts, Louisiana wills, incapacity, probate, contested wills and succession administration, and elder law.
Ted graduated from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law in 1999 with a Juris Doctor degree, and the University of Florida College of Law in 2000 with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation, regularly ranked second in the nation for all Graduate Tax Programs in the United States. Ted has been a Louisiana Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1995, and worked for the international tax consulting firm ofPricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as the Louisiana Land and Exploration Company. In 1996 he obtained his Master of Science Degree in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation from the University of New Orleans after completing UNO's Pre-CPA Program. Before completing the Pre-CPA Program, Ted earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from UNO in 1992.
Ted is licensed to practice before all Louisiana courts, including the Louisiana Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, and the U.S. Tax Court. He also regularly represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and the Louisiana Department of Revenue. Ted regularly attends continuing legal education seminars addressing the concerns of Louisiana Estate Planning and Administration Specialists and Tax Law Specialists, as well as continuing accounting education addressing the ever-changing tax laws and other accounting matters.
On request, Ted gives seminars which give information to help the public solve their estate and probate problems, tax problems, asset protection problems, and business law problems.
|LA||Eligible to Practice Law||2000||11/30/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified Specialist - Estate Planning and Administration||Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization||2017|
|Board Certified Specialist - Tax Law||Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization||2017|
|President||Vicknair Law Firm||2010 - 2017|
|Associate Attorney||Crowell and Owens||2009 - 2010|
|Associate Attorney||Provosty, Sadler, Fiorenza & Sobel||2006 - 2009|
|Tax Consultant||Landlands and Grossa||2005 - 2006|
|Associate Attorney||Weiler and Rees, LLC||2001 - 2005|
|Tax Consultant||Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP||2000 - 2001|
|Tax Accountant||The Louisiana Land and Exploration Company||1994 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|State Board of Louisiana CPAs||Licensed CPA||1996 - Present|
|University of Florida College of Law||Master of Laws||2000|
|Loyola University New Orleans School of Law||Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of New Orleans||Master of Science||1996|
|University of New Orleans||B.S.||1992|
|Estate Planning in Louisiana||Estate Planning||2012|
|Asset Protection in Louisiana||Asset Protection Planning||2004|
|Bridges v. Autozone Properties, Inc.||Success; Louisiana had personal jurisdiction jurisdiction over the REIT|
|Kevin Associates, LLC v. Crawford||Success; Louisiana had personal jurisdiction over the parent entity|
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