David M. Bastiaans

davidmbastians_wrgDavid M. Bastiaans¬†combines his training as an attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant to uniquely serve his clients. David’s extensive experience in business transactions and succession planning, commercial/residential real estate and estate planning/estate administration qualify him to assist businesses, individuals, and families with both their legal and tax needs.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1997
  • Massachusetts, 1997
  • Virginia Board of Accountancy, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1998

Education

  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) – 1997
  • Western New England university, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • B.S. (Cum Laude) – 1990
    • Major: Business Administration

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Professional Ethics and Legal Issues in Accounting, Old Dominion University, 2008 – Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Fiduciary Income Taxes on Estates, Trusts and Beneficiaries, Old Dominion University, 2010 – Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Partnership Income Taxation, Old Dominion University, 2010 – Present
  • Lecturer, Business Entities in Estate Planning, National Business Institute Seminar, 2009, 2012, 2013
  • Lecturer, Qualified Personal Residence Trust, National Business Institute Seminar, 2009
  • Lecturer, Top Estate Planning Techniques, National Business Institute, 2009
  • Lecturer, Advanced LLC Issues, National Business Institute, 2007
  • Lecturer, Mastering Estate Planning Issues of LLC’s, National Business Institute Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, Minority Member Rights & Fiduciary Obligations, National Business Institute Seminar, 2007
  • Lecturer, Incorporating Uniform Trust Code Changes Into Your Practice, National Business Institute, 2006
  • Lecturer, Spendthrift Provisions Under the Uniform Trust Code, National Business Institute Seminar, 2006
  • Lecturer, Drafting Limited Liability Company and Limited Liability Partnership Agreements, National Business Institute, 2005
  • Lecturer, Economic Rights & Obligation of LLC Members, National Business Institute Seminar, 2005
  • Lecturer, Management of LLC’s, National Business Institute Seminar, 2005
  • Lecturer, Ethical Issues of Representing LLC’s, National Business Institute Seminar, 2005
  • Lecturer, Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish, 2012
  • Lecturer, Trusts 101, 2013
  • Lecturer, LLC’s: From Formation to Special Uses, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Federal Tax Practice & Procedure, 1996
  • Snyder Family St. Joseph of Cupertino Ethics Award, 1997
  • Listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Taxes, Estates and Trusts), Virginia Business Magazine, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Society of CPA’s, Board Member
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Virginia Society of CPA’s

Pro Bono Activities

  • Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Inc., Chairperson
  • Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Inc., Member, Executive Board
  • Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Inc., Member, General Board
  • St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Parishioner
  • St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Men’s Club Member
  • Knights of Columbus (Council #9056), Member
  • Virginia Beach Business Golf League, Founder, Established 2007
  • Virginia Beach Rugby, Inc., Member

Languages

  • English