THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LEGAL SERVICESATTORNEY WITH 34 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: email@example.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 employees
from junior untenured officers through the Senior FS, and often work
closely with AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch.
Tel: (202) 331-9260.
by attorney who is a former FSO. Have your
will reviewed and updated, or a new one prepared. No charge for initial
M. Bruce Hirshorn, Boring & Pilger, P.C.
307 Maple Ave. W., Suite D, Vienna VA 22180
Tel: (703) 281-2161. Fax: (703) 281-9464.
ATTORNEYS EXPERIENCED IN
representing Foreign Service
officers and intelligence community members in civil and criminal
investigations, administrative inquiries, IG issues, grievances,
disciplinary investigations and security clearance issues. Extensive
State Department experience, both as counsel to the IG and in L, and
in representing individual officers. We have handled successfully some
particularly difficult cases confronting Foreign Service and intelligence
officers, both before the Foreign Service Grievance Board and in the
federal and local courts. We work closely with AFSA when appropriate
and cost-effective. Doumar Martin PLLC.
Tel: (703) 243-3737. Fax: (703) 524-7610.
TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES
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 16 years
of experience and specializes in Foreign Service family tax preparation
and tax planning.
Tel: (202) 257-2318.
PROFESSIONAL TAX RETURN PREPARATION
Arthur A. Granberg, EA, ATA, ATP, has more than 40 years of experience
in public tax practice. Our Associates include EAs & CPAs. Our rate is
$110 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 Ser-
vice and overseas tax returns for 30-plus years. Income tax preparation
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. Financial 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.
Website:www.FFITAX.com U.S. TAXES FOR EXPATS. Brenner & Elsea-Mandojana, LLC, is a professional services firm that specializes in the tax, financial planning and business advisory needs of U.S. citizens, foreign persons and their businesses. Managing Member Christine Mandojana CPA, CFP ®, is the spouse of a Foreign Service officer who specializes in the unique aspects of expat taxation and financial planning, including rental properties. Managing Member Jim Brenner CPA/ABV, CGMA, has over 30 years of diverse experience, is an IRS Certified Acceptance Agent (for persons needing assistance with taxpayer ID numbers) and a QuickBooks Pro- Advisor. Tel: (281) 360-2800. Fax: (281) 359-6080. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.globaltaxconsult.com
CANTO SPEECH THERAPY ONLINE.
Anywhere in the world! Long
established, well known, widely respected.
Tel: (971) 252-2062.
JOSIE 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.
CAPITOL HILL, FURNISHED
1-3 blocks to Capitol. Nice places, great location.
Well below per diem. Short-term OK.
GSA small business and veteran-owned.
Tel: (202) 544-4419.
SERVING FOREIGN SERVICE PERSONNEL FOR 25 YEARS, ESPE-
CIALLY THOSE WITH PETS
. Selection of condos, townhouses and
single-family homes accommodates most breeds and sizes. All within a
short walk of Metro stations in Arlington. Fully furnished and equipped
1-4 bedrooms, within per diem rates.
EXECUTIVE LODGING ALTERNATIVES.