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David Bastiaans, Attorney at Law

As an attorney and CPA, David M. Bastiaans has spent his career focused on assisting businesses and individuals in achieving their strategic goals, or helping them solve challenges that may stand in the way of these goals. David has a saying, “If you are not planning, you are reacting!” This proves true for most people in both business and in life. There are those who make things happen and for others, things happen to them. Mr. Bastiaans’ practice concentrates on estate planning, business solutions and exit planning. David’s training as an attorney and CPA, combined with his advanced degrees (LL.M), uniquely qualify him to assist business owners in realizing their personal and professional goals. He has also been certified as an exit planning advisor via the Exit Planning Institute.

 

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
CEPA
Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia
Legal Elite
  • 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
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  • Selected and listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Business Law), Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • Selected as one of Coastal Virginia Magazine’s, “Top Lawyers”, 2016 - 2017
  • 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
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  • Virginia Bar Association
  • 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
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  • 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
  • View More
  • Selected and listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Business Law), Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • Selected as one of Coastal Virginia Magazine’s, “Top Lawyers”, 2016 - 2017
  • 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
  • View More
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • 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
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