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Tax-Free Rollovers from 529 Accounts to Roth IRAs

Author: Mary Miles  A 529 plan is a tax advantage savings plan designed to help pay for education as governed by Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. Typical investors are parents who designate their children as beneficiaries of the 529 accounts. The 529 plans grow tax-deferred, and withdrawals are tax-free and penalty-free if used to […]

Tips to Eliminate the Gift Tax

Author: Mary Miles Are you planning to make a financial gift to your loved ones but worried about the gift tax? Here are some tips to eliminate the gift tax. In 2023, a single individual can gift up to $17,000, while a married couple can gift up to $34,000 without incurring gift tax. And the […]

Clifford Holm Named Partner

CHICAGO, Illinois – Lawrence Kamin, a business law firm based in the Chicago and Indiana areas, is proud to announce the promotion of Clifford (“Cliff”) Holm to the position of Partner with the firm. Lawrence Kamin’s 90-year history provides dedication to local, regional and national businesses, financial institutions, manufacturers and distributors, insurance companies, and wealthy […]

Firm Partner Appointed Associate Judge in Cook County

Prominent Lawrence Kamin partner and litigation attorney, Mitchell B. Goldberg, has been appointed as an Associate Judge in the Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago.  Mitch was one of 44 candidates selected from 225 applicants by a nominating committee led by Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans.  Each applicant was evaluated by the Chicago Bar Association […]

Remembering Attorney and Colleague Désirée L. Grode

The Lawrence Kamin family mourns the loss of our respected colleague and friend, Désirée L. Grode, who passed away on February 12, 2021.  Désirée recently joined our Estate Planning practice in 2020 as an “Of Counsel” attorney assisting clients with their estate planning and probate administration matters. She exhibited great passion for her work and […]

In Memoriam: Paul B. Uhlenhop

In Memoriam:  Paul B. Uhlenhop 1936-2021 Beloved Partner, Colleague, and Friend Paul Buscher Uhlenhop, 84, a Senior Partner of Lawrence Kamin, LLC and prominent legal expert in financial services compliance and regulation law, passed away on January 30, 2021, surrounded by his devoted family. In so many ways, Paul was the very soul of our […]

Firm Extends Decade-Long “Best Law Firm” Ranking

Lawrence Kamin is pleased to be ranked in the 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. This marks the 11th consecutive year the firm has received recognition for professional excellence and consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. In the 2021 edition, the firm achieved National Tier 1 ranking for […]

Estate Planning Emerges As a Critical Need, Timely Opportunity Amidst Pandemic

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep through the United States, schools are shuttering for the Fall session, employers are extending remote work plans, and the nation’s healthcare system is preparing for an upward trend in positive COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and, sadly, deaths. With the rates at which people have suddenly fallen ill and become incapacitated from…

President Trump Issues Four Executive “Actions”: Payroll Tax, Student Loans, Unemployment and Evictions

On August 8, 2020, President Trump took the unusual—and highly controversial—unilateral executive action route to provide limited economic relief to U.S. citizens without the approval of Congress. His actions were in the form of three executive memoranda and one executive order, which are summarized herein.

Barry B. Nekritz Appointed Founding Fellow of American College of LLC and Partnership Attorneys

Lawrence Kamin, LLC is pleased to announce that our decorated colleague, Barry B. Nekritz, has joined a distinguished national group as an appointed Founding Fellow of the American College of LLC and Partnership Attorneys. The College honors members of the Bar who have substantial experience and have distinguished themselves by devoting their time to advancing […]

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