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Joseph Schimmel, Esq.

JOSEPH BARRY SCHIMMEL Joseph Barry Schimmel is a shareholder in the law firm of Cohen, Chase, Hoffman & Schimmel, P.A., in Miami, Florida. He has practiced in the areas of taxation and estate planning for 18 years, after receiving his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Joe is Board Certified in Tax Law, and served a three-year term as a member of the Tax Law Certification Committee of The Florida Bar. Joe has served many years as a Director of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar, and is currently its Treasurer. Joe has participated in drafting more than a dozen comments submitted to the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Treasury, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and the U.S. Tax Court, and has also planned, moderated, and participated in ABA Tax Section programs and workshops relating to IRS and Tax Court practice, Bankruptcy Tax, Estate Tax, Military Tax, Taxation of Native Americans, and Estate Tax. Joe co-authored the entity selection chapter of Limited Liability Companies in Florida (The Florida Bar, 2004).