Randy’s Resumé

Randy Spiro, Attorney At Law

Randy Spiro, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts – UCLA – with Honors
  • Teaching Credential – Loyola Marymount – 1976
  • Juris Doctor – Loyola Law School -1978 – with Honors
  • Master of Science in Taxation – Golden Gate University – 1980

Instructor

  • USC – Master in Business taxation Program (1985-1986)
  • UCLA – Taxation Program (1987 – 1989)

Areas of Expertise

Estate Planning, Tax and Business

Lecturing Background

  • Southern California Financial Planning Conference
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Century City Chamber of Commerce
  • Association of Real Estate Attorneys
  • Los Angeles Life Underwriters Association

Author

  • ‘New Tax Law Makes Distinction Between Community and Separate Property Less Significant for Marital Deduction Purposes,’ Community Property Journal Fall 1981
  • ‘Basis Anomaly Where Assets are Separately Allocated in an Equal Community Property Division, ’ Community Property JournalSpring 1982
  • Will & Trust Drafting and Estate Planning, Charing Cross Publishing Company, 1985
  • Trustee’s Fiduciary Responsibilities and Estate Tax Forms,1991
  • ‘When the Transfer of Incentive Stock Option Stock to a Trust will be Treated as Taxable Disposition’ State Bar Estate Planning, Trust and Probate News, Vol 11 No. 3 Fall 1991

Super Lawyer 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013-2020

Designated as among top five percent of estate planning lawyers in Los Angeles and Orange County by Law and Politics Magazine and the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine

Specialist

  • State Bar Board of Legal Specialization – Taxation
  • State Bar Board of Legal Specialization – Probate, Trust and Estate Planning