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Born in Geneva, Switzerland, attorney Douglass S. Lodmell is an expert in estate planning, taxation and strategic asset protection for domestic and international clients. In addition to a Juris Doctorate from Cardozo School of Law, Douglass has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance as well as an advance law degree (LL.M.) in taxation from NYU School of Law. He has authored numerous articles for professional journals as well as a popular book about the explosion of lawsuits in America called The Lawsuit Lottery: The Hijacking of Justice in America. Doug’s extensive expertise in asset protection make him a frequent guest speaker at medical, and professional conferences and seminars throughout the country, as well as teaching concepts of asset protection to other attorneys at continuing legal education seminars throughout the country. For information on inviting Doug to speak at your group, meeting or convention contact Coletta Anderson at

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The Dentist’s Network published an Article written by Douglass Lodmell

Doug was recently featured on the Dentist’s Network website where he contributed an article about the Key Concepts of Asset Protection. Read what he had to say here: The Key Concepts of Asset Protection

The Key Concepts of Asset Protection (The Dentist’s Network)

Fifteen years ago “asset protection” was a brand new area of law only a few experts were familiar with. Today it is well understood that asset protection means setting up specific legal tools which protect your assets from a creditor, while allowing you and your family to use and benefit from those assets as you…


Toni 1 Trust v. Wacker(2018)

ASSET PROTECTION ISSUE: Is a Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT) set up in Alaska effective regarding a Montana fraudulent transfer action? CASE SUMMARY: Donald Tagwell sued the Wackers in Montana state court in 2007.  The Wackers counter-sued Mr. Tagwell as well as several other related parties, including his wife and mother-in-law Toni Bertran.  The Wackers…

Mr. and Mrs. K – An APC Affiliate Attorney Case Study

Disclaimer The client information summarized here represents an actual client.  Names and all identifying information has been removed or changed to protect the attorney client privilege.  This information is designed to be used as an instructional tool only.  Determining the appropriateness of any planning for any particular client must be done with respect to the…