"I look forward to playing an integral role in Morris Law Group’s tax and estate practice and being recognized as a 'go-to' lawyer for Brazilian and Latin American clients in Florida.”
BOCA RATON, Fla. (PRWEB) January 19, 2021
Morris Law Group, a premier estate planning and wealth preservation law firm headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla. with three other offices located in South Florida, is pleased to announce that Gessimbergue (Gessie) S. Monteiro Jr., Esq., LL.M. has joined the firm as an associate attorney.
Mr. Monteiro concentrates his practice in U.S. and international estate planning and taxation, wills and trusts, pre-immigration tax planning, business succession planning, wealth management and investment tax planning, and U.S. and international tax and reporting compliance. He advises high-net-worth families on estate and gift tax and trust planning for family succession purposes, including business succession planning and pre-immigration tax planning. He also advises family offices on the design of cutting-edge strategies and implementation of tax-efficient structures for wealth preservation and investment management.
Born and raised in Brazil, Mr. Monteiro received his B.S. in Law from Universidade Paulista, in São Paulo, Brazil, and his Juris Doctor and Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. He is admitted to the Brazilian Bar, Subchapter São Paulo, and to The Florida Bar.
Prior to joining Morris Law Group, Mr. Monteiro worked as an Associate Attorney at two law firms in Brazil designing various tax-efficient strategies and implementing estate planning for high-net-worth families and family-run companies. In the United States, Mr. Monteiro clerked for several Miami law firms assisting attorneys in designing estate tax planning structures for domestic and international clients, drafting trust agreements and estate planning documents, performing legal research and analysis on complex U.S. grantor trust issues, gift tax consequences and reporting requirements for U.S. beneficiaries of foreign trusts. He also served as a senior manager for a leading global trust company working on the design and implementation of estate and asset protection planning and wealth management strategies for high-net-worth families and family offices in the United States and Latin America.
Mr. Monteiro is affiliated with the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, and the Dade-County Bar Association, and is a member of the Tax Law, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, and the International Law sections of The Florida Bar, and is a member of the American Bar Association Tax Section. Also, he is active in the community with the Young Leaders Committee of United Way of Miami-Dade and the Young Professionals Committee of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida.
“We welcome Gessie and know he will be a great addition to the Morris Law Group team,” said Stuart R. Morris, Esq., CPA, B.C.S. “He brings a wealth of experience in designing and implementing estate and asset protection planning and wealth management strategies for individuals, families and business owners in both the U.S. and Latin America. He’ll also be a multilingual contributor to our newsletter, blog and videos.”
“I am delighted to have joined Morris Law Group,” said Mr. Monteiro. “I have long admired Stuart Morris and the stellar group of professionals at Morris Law Group for their commitment to excellence, out-of-the-box approach to generate creative solutions to problems, and office culture. I look forward to playing an integral role in Morris Law Group’s tax and estate practice and being recognized as a 'go-to' lawyer for Brazilian and Latin American clients in Florida.”
Mr. Monteiro is fluent in English and Spanish and is a native Portuguese speaker. He is available for consultations in all three languages at the client’s convenience, either in person or via phone or video conference. For more information about Morris Law Group’s attorneys, practice areas or to schedule a consultation, please visit http://www.Law-Morris.com, email Info@Law-Morris or call (561) 750-3850.
About Morris Law Group, Wealth Preservation Attorneys
Morris Law Group, a premier estate planning and wealth preservation law firm with four conveniently located offices in South Florida, provides personalized, discreet services to help protect their clients’ wealth now and in the future. The Morris Law Group team of knowledgeable and qualified attorneys and legal professionals has more than 150 years of combined experience in managing complex estate planning, tax planning, trust and estate administration, and business structuring and succession planning for clients. An AV® Preeminent-rated law firm by Martindale-Hubbell, Morris Law Group is adept at translating these strategies into easy-to-understand, jargon-free language, so clients can make informed decisions about their Wealth Preservation Solutions. Consultations with Morris Law Group attorneys are available in English, Spanish and Portuguese, either in person, over the phone or by video conference. Se habla Español. Falamos Portugues. Contact Morris Law Group, visit https://www.law-morris.com/, email Info@Law-Morris.com or call (561) 750-3850 for more information.
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