Lawyers, Guns & Cryptocurrency

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Time: 11:45am - 1:30pm
Location: The California Club (538 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071)
Speaker: Jonathan Kalinski, Esq. & Matt Kanin, Esq.

Join the LAEPC as Jonathan Kalinski (Hochman Salkin Toscher & Perez, PC) and Matt Kanin (Greenspoon Marder, LLP) address the challenges of administering estates that contain the unusual assets of cryptocurrency and other digital assets, and firearms, and how estate planners can better anticipate and prepare for these challenges. 

Jonathan Kalinski, Esq. is an attorney with Hochman Salkin Toscher & Perez in Beverly Hills, CA, concentrating in both civil and criminal tax controversies as well as sensitive tax matters including disclosures of previously undeclared interests in foreign financial accounts and assets and provides tax advice to taxpayers and their advisors throughout the world.  He handles both Federal and state tax matters involving individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and trusts and estates.

Mr. Kalinski has considerable experience handling complex civil tax examinations, administrative appeals, and tax collection matters.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as a trial attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel litigating Tax Court cases and advising Revenue Agents and Revenue Officers on a variety of complex tax matters.  Jonathan Kalinski also previously served as an Attorney-Adviser to the Honorable Juan F. Vasquez of the United States Tax Court.

Matthew D. Kanin, Esq. is of counsel at Greenspoon Marder LLP, concentrating in trust and estate administration, and litigation, including conservatorships. He is certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law. Mr. Kanin serves on the Trusts & Estates Executive Committee of the LA County Bar Association, and the board of the Woodland Hills Tax & Estate Planning Counsel.

In April, 2022, Mr. Kanin, along with Mr. Kalinski, spoke at the CEB Estate Planning Institute at UCLA, on the subject of estate planning concerns for owners of firearms and cryptocurrency assets, and Mr. Kanin has also spoken on this subject for several local associations. Mr. Kanin is also a contributor to the CEB:Practitioner Estate Planning series, which now covers this topic. Mr. Kanin is a third-generation California attorney and a Los Angeles native.

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