THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LEGAL SERVICESATTORNEY WITH OVER 25 YEARS’ successful experience SPECIALIZING FULL-TIME IN FS GRIEVANCES will more than double your chance of winning: 30% of grievants win before the Grievance Board; 85% of my clients win. Only a private attorney can adequately develop and present your case, including necessary regs, arcane legal doctrines, precedents and rules. Call Bridget R. Mugane at: Tel: (301) 596-0175 or (202) 387-4383. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: foreignservicelawyer.com Free initial telephone consultation.
EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS
grievances, performance, promotion and tenure, financial claims,
discrimination and disciplinary actions. We represent FS officers at all
stages of the proceedings from an investigation, issuance of proposed
discipline or initiation of a grievance, through hearing before the FSGB.
We provide experienced, timely and knowledgeable advice to employ-
ees from junior untenured officers through the Senior FS, and often
work closely with AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch.
Tel: (202) 331-9260.
TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICESJOEL CASSMAN CPA LLC. Retired Foreign Service Officer with 30+ years tax experi- ence. Specializes in international and real estate tax issues. Tel: (571) 221-0784. Email: email@example.com Website: www.JoelCassmanCPA.com
DAVID L. MORTIMER, CPA
: Income tax planning
and preparation for 20 years in Alexandria, Va. Free
Tel: (703) 743-0272.
IRVING AND COMPANY, CPA
. Scott Irving, CPA, has more than 18
years of experience and specializes in Foreign Service family tax prepa-
ration and tax planning.
Tel: (202) 257-2318.
PROFESSIONAL TAX RETURN PREPARATION
Arthur A. Granberg, EA, ATA, ATP, has more than 40 years of experi-
ence in public tax practice. Our Associates include EAs & CPAs. Our
rate is $125 per hour; most FS returns take just 3-4 hours. Located near
Ballston Mall and Metro station.
Tax Matters Associates PC
4420 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 500
Arlington VA 22203
Tel: (703) 522-3828.
Fax: (703) 522-5726.
WE PROVIDE FREE TAX CONSULTATION.
Specializing in Foreign
Service and overseas tax returns for 30-plus years. Income tax prepara-
tion and representation by Enrolled Agents. Electronic filing of tax
returns for fast processing. Taxes can be completed via: email, phone
or in person. We handle all state filings. Custom comments provided
on each return to help keep our clients heading in the right financial
direction. TAX TRAX, a financial planning report card, is available. Tax
notices and past due returns welcome. Office open year round. Finan-
cial planning available, no product sales, hourly fee.
Send us your last 3 returns for a free review.
Financial Forecasts, Inc.
Barry B. DeMarr, CFP, EA & Bryan F. DeMarr, EA
3918 Prosperity Ave #318, Fairfax VA 22031
Tel: (703) 289-1167.
Fax: (703) 289-1178.
FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR FOREIGN SERVICE EMPLOYEES
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Foreign Service Specialized. 20+ years of FS life expe-
rience. FSI financial planning subject matter expert/lecturer. Together, let’s
make a plan that encompasses your TSP, IRAs, Investments, Retirement,
Homeownership, College Funding and other goals. In-person or virtual
William Carrington CFP®, RMA®
DENTISTJOSIE KEAT, DDS —GENERAL & COSMETIC DENTISTRY FS spouse providing modern and gentle dental care since 1984. Focus on overall health and wellness. Alexandria Commons Shopping Center 3223 Duke Street, Suite G Alexandria VA 22314 Tel: (703) 212-7070. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.totallydental.com
ARE YOU STUCK INA PARENTING CHALLENGE?
Moving Forward Parent
Coaching is your answer! As a PCI Certified Parent Coach®, Mary Trego can
support and guide as you work together to find practical strategies and solu-
tions. Mary has been a part of the Foreign Service community for 17 years.
CORPORATE APARTMENT SPECIALISTS.
Abundant experience with
Foreign Service professionals. We work with sliding scales. TDY per diems
accepted. We have the locations to best serve you: Foggy Bottom (walking
to Main State), Woodley Park, Chevy Chase and several Arlington loca-
tions convenient to NFATC. Wi-Fi and all furnishings, houseware, utilities,
telephone and cable included.
Tel: (703) 979-2830 or (800) 914-2802.
Fax: (703) 979-2813.
DC GUEST APARTMENTS.
Not your typical “corporate” apartments—we’re
different! Located in Dupont Circle, we designed our apartments as places
where we’d like to live and work—beautifully furnished and fully equipped
(including Internet & satellite TV). Most importantly, we understand that
occasionally needs change, so we never penalize you if you leave early. You
only pay for the nights you stay, even if your plans change at the last minute.
We also don’t believe in minimum stays or extra charges like application or
cleaning fees. And we always work with you on per diem.
Tel: (202) 536-2500.
FULLY FURNISHED, PETS
welcome, one & two bedrooms. Courthouse &
Ballston Metro. Executive Lodging Alternatives.
FURNISHED LUXURY APARTMENTS.
Short/long-term. Best locations:
Dupont Circle, Georgetown. Utilities included. All price ranges/sizes.
Tel: (202) 251-9482.