J. Richard Duke
Duke Law Firm, P.C.
1572 Montgomery Highway, Suite 205
Birmingham, Alabama 35216-4520
Web site: http://www.assetlaw.com
J. Richard Duke, principal, Duke Law Firm, P. C., Birmingham, Alabama. Named to list of "Top 100 Attorneys" in the U.S., Worth magazine, December 2005-2008. He received his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law, Walter H. Diamond and Dorothy B. Diamond Graduate Law Program in International Tax and Financial Services, Thomas Jefferson School of Law (formerly teaching at the Diamond & Diamond Program at St. Thomas University School of Law, International Taxation (LL.M.) Program, Miami, Florida (2000-2007)); and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University (International Tax and Asset Protection Planning) (1983-1999). Member of the Asia Offshore Association (2009-); Member and Distinguished Fellow of The Royal Society of Fellows (RSOF); Member: International Tax Planning Association; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); International Bar Association (Section on Business Law; Committee on Taxes); Inter-American Bar Association; Tax Section of the American Bar Association; Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association (Committee on Asset Protection Planning); International Law and Practice Section of the American Bar Association (Committees on International Taxation and International Property, Estate & Trust Law, International Private Client Group); The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Tax Section, and International Law Section); Alabama State Bar (Tax Section). Contributing author, seven-volume set of books titled International Trust Laws and Analysis, Kluwer Law International; Author: Chapters, Tax Compliance and Reporting For Offshore Trusts and Uses of Foreign Life Insurance in International Estate Planning, ASSET PROTECTION STRATEGIES: PLANNING WITH DOMESTIC AND OFFSHORE ENTITIES (The American Bar Association) (2002); contributing editor to Offshore Investment magazine, authoring the monthly feature "Dubai Digest"; Use of Trusts by U. S. Citizens in International Tax Planning, TRUSTS IN PRIME JURISDICTIONS, Kluwer Law International; and co-author of CONTROLLED FOREIGN CORPORATION GUIDE (2007); author of the U.S. chapter for GLOBAL E-BUSINESS LAW AND TAXATION (published by Oxford University Press); co-author LEGAL WAYS TO SAVE TAXES, 2nd Ed. (2006), OFFSHORE TAX STRATEGIES (2007), and OFFSHORE TAX BOOT CAMP MANUAL, 2nd Ed., Research Press, Inc. (Prairie Village, Kansas); and co-author of U.S. TAX REPORTING GUIDE FOR FOREIGN TRUSTS, published by Research Press, Inc. (2009).