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 Coletta@Lodmell.com.
Janury 4, 2018, APC Webinar rebroadcast. This was a live webinar presented by Douglass Lodmell, J.D., LL.M. Tax Considerations of Asset Protection Planning Join APC founding Member Douglass Lodmell, J.D., LL.M., for a live, interactive discussion on the tax considerations and implications of the various entities included in your client’s asset protection planning- and how…
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Welcome to the Key Concepts of Asset Protection. My name is Douglass Lodmell, Asset Protection attorney and founder of the Asset Protection Council. In this podcast series, you will learn about the 15 Key Concepts that I consider critical if you want to understand what Asset Protection Really is, and how it actually works.
I often get questions that point to a very important distinction within asset protection. They basically go like this:
“Doug I heard you describe why you consider real estate assets as different from cash or liquid assets because a local judge could order those properties sold no matter who they are titled too. What use is an LLC or an LP if the judge can disregard it?”