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John E. O'Grady

O'Grady Law Group, APC

San Francisco, CA, USA

John O’Grady facilitates communication and planning regarding death, taxes, inheritance and family dynamics in his full service estate planning practice. Established in 1989, John's practice includes estate planning and administration, trust management, mediation of disputes, complex and sophisticated wealth management, and the development and implementation of multi-generational tax strategies.

John is known for his skillful listening and insightful counsel. He assists his clients by helping them craft creative solutions that address their particular concerns with improved communication about decisions that will continue to draw them together over time. John successfully mediates hundreds of business, co-ownership, inheritance and other property disputes.

His tax planning and negotiating with the Internal Revenue Service has saved his clients millions of tax dollars. His clients include homeowners, real estate investors, corporate trustees, other attorneys, business owners, and executives.

He has taught federal income taxation at San Francisco Law School. John is widely published and a frequent speaker for real estate industry associations, employee groups, investment clubs, and continuing education programs for tax and estate planning professionals.

He serves as Vice-Chair of The Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco and he is continually refining his skills as a member of the Trusts and Estates Section of The State Bar of California and the San Francisco Estate Planning Council. John earned his J.D. and LL.M. (Taxation) from Golden Gate University and B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.


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