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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
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OCTOBER 2012
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LEGAL SERVICES
ATTORNEY WITH 31
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
EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING
FS ofcers in grievances,
performance, promotion and tenure, fnancial claims, discrimination
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
CONTACT THE WEALTH COUNSELOR
Te Wealth Counselor, LLC is an estate and asset protection planning
law frm. We help U.S. citizens worldwide gain the peace of mind that
only fnancial planning can bring. Our clients fnd it comforting that
we’re available at the most convenient times for them wherever they are,
and that we employ modern technology—Skype, efax, IM—to get the job
done across time zones.
Lisa McCurdy
Tel: (202) 552-7383. Fax: (888) 644-8504.
E-mail
: LGMcCurdy@thewealthcounselor.com
Web site
: www.thewealthcounselor.com
Skype: thewealthcounselor/
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TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES
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
DAVID L. MORTIMER, CPA:
Income Tax Planning and Preparation for
20 years in Alexandria, VA. Free consultation.
Tel: (703) 869-0272.
E-mail
: David@mytaxcpa.net
Website:
www.mytaxcpa.net
FREE TAX CONSULTATION
for overseas personnel. We process returns
as received, without delay. Preparation and representation by Enrolled
Agents. Federal and all states prepared. Includes “TAX TRAX” unique
mini-fnancial planning review with recommendations. Full planning
available. Get the most from your fnancial dollar! Financial Forecasts
Inc., Barry B. De Marr, CFP, EA, 3918 Prosperity Ave. #230, Fairfax VA
22031.
Tel: (703) 289-1167. Fax: (703) 289-1178.
E-mai
l: fnfore@aol.com
TAX & FINANCIAL PLANNING SERVICES
: Brenner & Elsea-Man-
dojana, LLC is a professional services frm that specializes in the tax,
fnancial planning and business advisory needs of U.S. expatriates.
Managing Member Christine Elsea-Mandojana, CPA, CFP®, is a Foreign
Service spouse and understands the unique tax and fnancial planning
challenges faced by FS professionals and their families. She provides
individual tax planning, tax preparation and individual fnancial plan-
ning services and ofers e-fling for federal and state returns.
Tel: (202) 657-4875. Fax: (301) 576-4415.
E-mail:
christine@globaltaxconsult.com
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 sit
e: www.carringtonFP.com
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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
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 5 years and is an American expat based in New Delhi, India.
Tel: (91) 9871232 747.
E-mail:
dhyan@expatcounselingandcoaching.com
Web site
: www.expatcounselingandcoaching.com
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FURNISHED LUXURY APARTMENTS
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