New Kids on the Block(chain): Planning with Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: University Club of Milwaukee
Speaker: Attorney Abigail Earthman

Please join us and the Milwaukee chapter for a conversation with Attorney Abigail Eastman of Winstead PC.  Learn how a new disruptive technology and asset was mysteriously created, potentially impacting the future of everything.  This presentation will address the basics of what blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency are, their effect on transactions, tax and non-tax issues, and how to plan with this special type of asset for wealth transfer planning purposes.  

Abigail Earthman is a member of Winstead's Wealth Preservation Practice Group.  Abigail handles federal gift and estate tax litigation against the Internal Revenue Service across the country, as well as state and fiduciary probate controversy work in Texas courts.  She also counsels clients nationally regarding complex estate administration and ligitation and audit risk minimization.  

She is a part Fellow of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Division of the American Bar Association, where she serves as Chair of the Tax Litigation and Controversy Committee and the Digital Property Committee.  Abigial is also an ACTEC Dennis I Belcher Young Leader.  Abigail received her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law and an LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.  She has represented clients before the United States Tax Court and United States District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. 

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