Welcome to DUGGAN BERTSCH, LLC — A law firm dedicated to thoughtful, innovative and uncompromising legal representation for the Private Client.

The needs of the private client are both pointed and diverse. While you require the advanced skills of a specialist, you also have diverse needs that must be understood and integrated by your lawyer. With its broad base of multi-degreed, multi-disciplinary attorneys, DUGGAN BERTSCH is uniquely positioned in the legal space to best serve the needs of Private Clients.

We look forward to showing you the DUGGAN BERTSCH difference.

 

News From DUGGAN BERTSCH

HHS Considering Changes to HIPAA Privacy, Security, & Breach Notification Rules

The Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the “OCR”) recently issued a Request for Information (the “Request”) to identify HIPAA Privacy, Security, & Breach Notification Regulations (“HIPAA Rules”) that hinder conversion of the payment system in the health care space to a value-based system or the coordination of care between Covered Entities and non-Covered Entities and yet do not significantly contribute to the safeguarding of Protected Health Information (“PHI”).  The OCR seeks comment on HIPAA regulatory roadblocks and suggestions for eliminating them in several areas, including the following: 

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It’s Back to School Time – Is your Student Ready?

As a new school year is beginning, you may be, like many families, embarking on a new chapter and preparing to send a child to college.  With all of the excitement and emotion surrounding this transition, it’s easy to overlook that your college student is also entering legal adulthood.  While we know that your child will still be emotionally and financially dependent on you (at least a while longer), in most states the age of majority is 18.  Click to Continue Reading

James M. Duggan Speaks on Pre-Sale Planning at Agent Summit 2018

On Monday, May 21st, Jim Duggan spoke at Agent Summit 2018 in Las Vegas.  During his presentation, he emphasized that proper exit planning involves steps to maximize value, ensure privacy, achieve asset protection, minimize income and estate taxes, and guarantee a proper succession of the business.  Click here if you would like a copy of the presentation.

DUGGAN BERTSCH, LLC would like to Congratulate our 2017 Emerging Lawyers

Emerging Lawyers - Emerging Lawyers have been identified by their peers to be among the TOP LAWYERS who are age 40 or younger unless they have practiced for no more than 10 years. Less than 2% of all lawyers licensed in each state have received the distinction of Emerging Lawyer. 

 

Michael A. Passananti

Closely & Privately Held Business Law
Tax Law: Business
Tax Law: Individual
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law

Scott A. Sissel

Closely & Privately Held Business Law
Tax Law: Individual
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law

Rafael A. Ruiz-Ayala

Closely & Privately Held Business Law
Health Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Publicly Held Corporations Law
Securities & Venture Finance Law

Russell Q. Thirsk

Tax Law: Business
Tax Law: Individual
Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law

Brian C. Konkel

Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law

Ronnie E. Webb Jr.