David M. Bastiaans

davidmbastians_wrgDavid M. Bastiaans¬†combines his training as an attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant to uniquely serve his clients. In addition, David has earned his LL.M. degree in business transactions from The University of Alabama School of Law to better service his business clients and its owners. 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, business 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

  • University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • LL.M. (Business Transactions, Summa Cum Laude) –¬†2015
  • 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, Taxation of Business Entities and Individuals, Old Dominion University
  • Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Professional Ethics and Legal Issues in Accounting, Old Dominion University
  • Adjunct Professor, Fiduciary Income Taxes on Estates, Trusts and Beneficiaries, Old Dominion University
  • Adjunct Professor, Partnership Income Taxation, Old Dominion University
  • Lecturer, Handling the Sale of a Business, National Business Institute, 2015
  • Lecturer, Trusts 101, National Business Institute, 2013
  • Lecturer, LLC’s: From Formation to Special Uses, National Business Institute, 2013
  • Lecturer, Business Entities in Estate Planning, National Business Institute Seminar, 2009, 2012, 2013
  • Lecturer, Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012
  • 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

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award, Strome College of Business, 2014-2015
  • Listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Taxes, Estates and Trusts), Virginia Business Magazine, 2005
  • Snyder Family St. Joseph of Cupertino Ethics Award, 1997
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Federal Tax Practice & Procedure, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Inc., Past-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 Golf League, Founder, Established 2007
  • Virginia Beach Rugby, Inc.
  • V.A. Baseball

Languages

  • English