PHOENIX, Ariz. (PRWEB) November 06, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Derek W. Kaczmarek, member partner in our Phoenix office, has been appointed to the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Tax). As a Board member, Mr. Kaczmarek will review attorney candidates to determine whether they have the proven experience in tax law and meet all other qualifications to achieve the status of certified specialist.
The State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization regulates the certification of legal specialists in eight practice areas: bankruptcy, criminal law, estate and trust, family law, personal injury and wrongful death, real estate, tax, and worker’s compensation. The Board consists of thirteen members including eight practicing attorneys, one representative from an ABA-accredited law school in Arizona, and four members of the public. Board members are nominated by the Board of Governors and appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court to serve four-year terms, with a limit of two terms.
“I’m excited to serve on the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization,” said Mr. Kaczmarek. “I look forward to working with a great group of people doing important work to enhance the quality of legal representation in our state.”
Mr. Kaczmarek, a Certified Tax Specialist, focuses his practice on Tax and Insurance. He is a former IRS Office of Chief Counsel Senior Trial Attorney with significant trial experience. In addition to his appointment to the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization (Tax), Mr. Kaczmarek is Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Arizona Tax Section.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 450 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.
Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.