Dirk M. Simpson

Dirk M. Simpson

Location:
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Position:
Principal
Phone:
610-941-2544
Fax:
610-684-2042
Email:
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Dirk M. Simpson is a principal of the firm with a practice that concentrates on trust and estate planning, business planning for closely-held companies, taxation, and representation of tax-exempt entities. He also regularly handles Orphans’ Court litigation matters.

Drawing upon his prior experience as a tax advisor at a local trust company’s family office division and his Masters of Law in Taxation degree, Mr. Simpson frequently counsels on the tax implications of business and personal transactions.

Mr. Simpson regularly speaks on estate planning and estate administration topics to various business and professional associations. He has been a guest speaker on estate planning topics on local and nationally-syndicated radio programs, such as Daybreak USA (USA Network) and Sirius Radio (FamilyNet Radio).

Mr. Simpson co-authored My Will Book, an instructional book on estate planning published by Sterling Publishing (2007) (a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble) and distributed nationally.

Assistant:
Mary Ann Hoffman
Phone: 610-941-2527
Fax: 610-684-2133
Email: mhoffman@kaplaw.com

Dirk M. Simpson

Areas of Practice

  • Estates, Administration & Planning
  • Corporate Law & Business Planning
  • Tax Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • New Jersey, 2000

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • LL.M. – 2003
    • Major: Taxation
  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1999
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
    • B.A. cum laude – 1996

Published Works

  • My Will Book, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Board of Trustees, Ludington Library (Bryn Mawr)
  • Board of Directors, Columbus Cancer Foundation
  • Rising Star for Law & Politics’ Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star Edition and Philadelphia Magazine (2012, 2010, 2008)

Classes/seminars

  • “Integrated Estate, Financial and Asset Protection Planning”, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • “The Best Estate and Financial Planning Topics of 2008”, New York State Society of CPAs
  • “Applying Integrated Estate, Financial and Asset Protection Planning”, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Classes/seminars

  • “Integrated Estate, Financial and Asset Protection Planning”, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • “The Best Estate and Financial Planning Topics of 2008”, New York State Society of CPAs
  • “Applying Integrated Estate, Financial and Asset Protection Planning”, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Contact

dsimpson@kaplaw.com

610-941-2544