Portland, ME (PRWEB) November 21, 2011
Attorney I. Richard Ploss, Chair of Preti Flaherty’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group, has joined the University of Maine School of Law Faculty as an Adjunct Professor. He will teach during the upcoming term beginning January 2012.
Ploss practices law with Preti Flaherty, where he focuses on estate planning and administration, fiduciary income taxation and probate litigation. He joined the firm in 2009 after practicing as a solo attorney in Bedminster, New Jersey for nearly 19 years. He practiced primarily in the areas of estate planning and estate administration.
In addition to his law practice, Ploss is a Certified Public Accountant (Georgia) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Professional. He has served as an Adjunct Instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and Georgetown University where he taught the estate planning and capstone case courses in the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) programs. He was also an Adjunct Teaching Fellow in Financial Planning at Fordham University where he taught the estate planning and capstone case courses in the Certified Financial Planner Certificate Program. He currently is an adjunct instructor at the Boston University Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Program.
Ploss was recently chosen by the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB), the preeminent international financial planning standards-setting body and owner of the CFP, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and CFP Logo trademarks outside the US, to its Standards Committee for a two-year term. He is also the former Chairman of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board of Standards, Council on Examinations. He Ploss is a 1990 graduate of Emory University School of Law (J.D.), a 1985 graduate of Tulane University (M.B.A.) and a 1980 graduate of Bucknell University (B.S.).
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Preti Flaherty has offices in Portland and Augusta, ME, Concord, NH, Bedminster, NJ, Boston, MA and Washington, DC. With more than 90 attorneys, the firm counsels clients in the areas of business law, energy, environmental, estate planning, health care, intellectual property, labor and employment, legislative and regulatory, litigation, technology and telecommunications.
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