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Gary H. Edelstone

Los Angeles
(310) 552.1819
Gedelstone@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of California


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Trust and Estates
Tax
Tax Exempt
Family Office & Multi-Family Office Practice
International Estate Planning


ACCREDITATIONS

Certified Specialist, Taxation Law
AV Preeminent® attorney by Martindale-Hubbell (highest ranking)
Super Lawyer

EDUCATION

LL.M., Taxation Law, Georgetown University Law Center

J.D., Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles

B.A., Psychology, Bard College


LANGUAGES

English

Gary H. Edelstone has extensive experience in the tax and estate planning fields. Mr. Edelstone is certified as a Specialist in Taxation Law by the California State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization. 

Mr. Edelstone is a past Chair of the Taxation Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Mr. Edelstone is also a past Chair of the Entertainment Tax Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar's Section of Taxation and of the Pass-through Entities and Real Estate Tax Committee of the Beverly Hills Bar's tax section. Mr. Edelstone has served as a member of Steering Committee of the California State Bar Tax Policy Committee, and the Legislative Committee of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Probate and Trust Section. Mr. Edelstone has chaired the California Society of Certified Public Accountants' two-day conference entitled "Tax Planning for High Net Worth Individuals."

Mr. Edelstone was selected to make presentations to the staffs of the House Ways & Means Committee, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Senate Finance Committee and the U.S. Treasury Department on tax legislative proposals. Mr. Edelstone has also conducted a training seminar for the IRS National Office in Washington. Mr. Edelstone has been an adviser to many charitable organizations in the Los Angeles community.

Mr. Edelstone has written and spoken extensively on tax and estate planning issues on behalf of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and he has taught in these areas for the UCLA extension division.