The San Diego-based law firm of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek announces that Nicholas D. Hulwi has joined the firm’s Estate Planning Practice Group as of counsel.
Hulwi focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning and IRS audits. He has extensive experience in complex tax planning, transfer tax return preparation and drafting wills and trusts for a wide range of clients, including high-net worth individuals and closely held businesses.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nick to SCMV,” said SCMV Shareholder and President Robert Caplan. “His experience and skill make him a valuable addition to our robust — and growing — Estate Planning Practice.”
Prior to joining SCMV, Hulwi worked as an attorney at Best & Flannagan in the firm’s Private Wealth Planning section. Before that, he worked as an estate and gift tax attorney with the IRS where he served as the lead attorney for gift-related captive insurance issues.
In addition, Hulwi is a Certified Valuation Analyst by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
He received a legal master’s in taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law, his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in finance, cum laude, from Minnesota State University.
He is admitted to practice in California, Minnesota, Nevada and North Dakota.
About Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
Founded in 1948, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek is dedicated to excellent client service while providing a full range of business and litigation legal services. A mid-sized firm with more than 30 attorneys, located in downtown San Diego’s Symphony Towers, Seltzer Caplan is ideally positioned to deliver the highest quality service to clients, regardless of the complexity of the legal issue.
The firm’s diverse areas of practice include: Appellate, Bankruptcy and Secured Transactions, Complex Trial Litigation, Corporate and Business, ERISA & Employee Benefits, Estate Planning and Taxation, Family, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Land Use and Environmental, Professional Liability, Real Property Transactions and Litigation and Specialized Criminal Defense.
SCMV’s clients are large national and international firms, mid-size companies and small business enterprises. They include families and individuals, financial institutions, commercial and residential real estate developers, manufacturers, hotel owners and operators, major retailers, contractors, architects and other professionals, including accountants and attorneys.
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