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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
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JULY-AUGUST 2013
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CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS
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LEGAL SERVICES
ATTORNEY WITH 32 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.
Free initial telephone consultation
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EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS
ofcers in griev-
ances, performance, promotion and tenure, fnancial claims, discrimina-
tion and disciplinary actions. We represent FS ofcers at all stages of the
proceedings from an investigation, issuance of proposed discipline or
the initiation of a grievance, through to a hearing before the FSGB. We
provide experienced, timely and knowledgeable advice to employees
from junior untenured ofcers through the Senior FS, and often work
closely with AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi & Newman.
Tel: (202) 331-9260.
E-mail: attorneys@kcnlaw.com
WILLS/ESTATE PLANNING
by attorney who is a former FSO. Have your
will reviewed and updated, or a new one prepared. No charge for initial
consultation.
M. Bruce Hirshorn, Boring & Pilger, P.C.
307 Maple Ave. W., Suite D, Vienna VA 22180
Tel: (703) 281-2161. Fax: (703) 281-9464.
E-mail:
mbhirshorn@boringandpilger.com
ATTORNEYS EXPERIENCED IN
representing Foreign Service ofcers
and intelligence community members in civil and criminal investi-
gations, administrative inquiries, IG issues, grievances, disciplinary
investigations and security clearance issues. Extensive State Depart-
ment experience, both as counsel to the IG and in L, and in represent-
ing individual ofcers. We have handled successfully some particularly
difcult cases confronting Foreign Service and intelligence ofcers, both
before the Foreign Service Grievance Board and in the federal and local
courts. We work closely with AFSA when appropriate and cost-efective.
Doumar Martin PLLC.
Tel: (703) 243-3737. Fax: (703) 524-7610.
E-mail:
rmartin@doumarmartin.com
Web site:
www.doumarmartin.com
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TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES
DAVID L. MORTIMER, CPA
: Income tax planning and
preparation for 20 years in Alexandria, VA.
Free consultation.
Tel: (703) 743-0272.
E-mail:
David@mytaxcpa.net
Web site:
www.mytaxcpa.net
PROFESSIONAL TAX RETURN PREPARATION
Forty years in public tax practice. Arthur A. Granberg, EA, ATA, ATP. Our
charges are $95 per hour. Most FS returns take 3 to 4 hours. Our ofce is
100 feet from Virginia Square Metro Station. Tax Matters Associates PC,
3601 North Fairfax Dr., Arlington VA 22201.
Tel: (703) 522-3828. Fax: (703) 522-5726.
E-mail:
aag8686@aol.com
FREE TAX CONSULTATION
for overseas personnel. We process federal
and state returns as received, without delay. Preparation and representa-
tion by enrolled agents includes “TAX TRAX”—a unique mini-fnancial
planning review with recommendations. Full fnancial planning also
available. Get the most from your fnancial dollar!
Financial Forecasts Inc., Barry B. De Marr, CFP, EA and Bryan F. De Marr,
principals.
3918 Prosperity Avenue #318, Fairfax VA 22031.
Tel: (703) 289-1167.
Fax: (703) 289-1178.
E-mail: fnfore@ftax.com
TAXES FOR US EXPATS:
Brenner & Elsea-Mandojana, LLC is a profes-
sional services frm that specializes in the tax, fnancial planning and
business advisory needs of U.S. expatriates. Managing member Jim
Brenner, CPA/ABV, has been a certifed public accountant for over 30
years. He provides U.S. individual tax planning, tax preparation and busi-
ness consulting services tailored to the needs of U.S. expatriates.
Jim is also an IRS Certifed Acceptance Agent for persons needing assis-
tance with taxpayer ID numbers.
Tel: (281) 360-2800.
Fax: (281) 359-6080.
Email: jim@globaltaxconsult
Web site: www.globaltaxconsult.com
FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR FS FAMILIES
. Carrington Financial
Planning, LLC of Arlington, Va., provides fnancial planning services
to Foreign Service families worldwide. Principal William Carrington
is a Foreign Service spouse with 19 years of FS experience. Web-based
process provides customized, collaborative, fnancial planning services.
Specially approved to use Dimensional Funds. Fee-Only, Fiduciary-Stan-
dard, Registered Investment Adviser (RIA). Licensed and insured.
E-mail:
william@carringtonFP.com
Web site:
www.CarringtonFP.com
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TAX PREPARATION SERVICE
BACTRIAN TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES:
Experienced, IRS-
registered tax accountant with 7+ years of experience preparing U.S.
federal and state individual income tax returns for federal employees,
contractors and military personnel overseas. Specialized in preparing tax
returns for overseas taxpayers with foreign earned income, foreign pas-
sive income and foreign tax-paid credit, Foreign Bank Accounts Reports,
and foreign corporations owned by U.S. persons (Form 5471). Help to
deal with IRS notices and delinquent taxes. Fees start from $150 for basic
returns; call or e-mail Ulzii Seitz for a quote and fle your tax by June 15
deadline for overseas taxpayers.
Tel: (224) 616-9125.
E-mail:
taccspro@aol.com
or
ulziiseitz@me.com
EXPAT COUNSELING AND COACHING SERVICES
ofers individual
counseling and psychotherapy, marriage counseling, and executive
coaching to the FS community worldwide using Skype. Dhyan Summers,
LMFT, founder, and lead therapist has been a California state-licensed
psychotherapist for 35 years. She has been working with the FS commu-
nity for fve years and is an American expat based in New Delhi, India.
Please see her article in the Dec. 2012
FSJ
, “Te Impact of Transitions on
Foreign Service Families.”
Tel: (91) 9871232 747.
E-mail:
dhyan@expatcounselingandcoaching.com
Web site:
www.expatcounselingandcoaching.com