Steven J. Chidester

Partner

Steven is a partner in the private client and tax team.

He focuses his practice on estate planning, trust and estate administration, charitable giving and representing tax-exempt organizations. He has designed and used computer modeling to show the economic consequences of various estate planning and charitable giving techniques.

He is also experienced in the area of executive compensation, focusing on compensation and intermediate sanctions issues for tax-exempt organizations. Steven has represented exempt organizations in IRS audits, in civil and probate court, and before state Attorneys General.

He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2013, Best Lawyers in America® since 2011 for Non-Profit Charities Law and Trusts and Estates, and has achieved a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Rating and a First Distinguished Service Award - Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles - Annual Western Regional Planning Giving Conference 2012.

Admissions

Publications

Memberships

Talks

State of California, 1987

New tax legislation establishes flat tax on investment income of private foundations,’ Thomson Reuters’ Taxnet Pro - January 30, 2020

‘Paul Newman Still Giving To Charity, Even in Death,’ Private Wealth - May 30, 2018, quoted

California State Bar Association

American Bar Association

‘Charitable Planning When Stars Align: Why 2020 is the Year for Charitable Gifts,’ North County Estate Planning Council, June 2, 2020, co-presenter

‘Charitable Giving Part II: Other Deferred Giving Techniques,’ California State University, Long Beach Foundation’s American Institute for Philanthropic Studies - March 19, 2019, speaker

‘Collaboration Between Nonprofits and For-Profits: From the Simple to the Complex,’ State Bar of California’s Tax Annual Meeting & Tax Policy Conference, Carlsbad - November 03, 2017

Études


Langues


  • English

Dates


A rejoint

2015
Associé

2015

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