Klueger & Stein, LLP - Company Profile

With over 30 years of real-life experience and over 3,000 clients, we are the nation's leading and most respected asset protection law firm. We are the fiercest advocates for our clients. We can protect your hard-earned assets better than anyone else. Every year we set up hundreds of structures to protect residences, rental real estate, investments and retirement plans. Our clients include officers and directors of Fortune 500 companies; celebrities; Internet entrepreneurs; high-profile real estate developers, builders and investors; physicians; wealthy foreigners; small business owners; attorneys, accountants and financial advisors; and many other individuals facing financial adversity or seeking privacy for their holdings.

You will find us to be not only knowledgeable and confident, but also friendly and personable. We take a no-nonsense approach to our work. With our guidance you will find this subject easy to understand and implement. We do not expect you to know this area of the law, and will "hold your hand" through the entire process.

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Robert Klueger Robert F. Klueger (J.D.; LL.M.) is a Certified Tax Law Specialist (State Bar Board of Legal Specialization) and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell (highest possible rating). He is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles on asset protection and tax planning. His published books include Buying and Selling a Business (John Wiley & Sons, 1988), Mergers & Acquisitions, a Practical Guide (Executive Enterprises, 1989), and A Guide to Asset Protection (John Wiley & Sons, 1997). His latest book, Asset Protection, was published by Entrepreneur Press in May 2008. His article entitled Practical Considerations in Asset Protection appeared in the July 2003 issue of the Los Angeles Lawyer.

Mr. Klueger is one of the very few private attorneys in America who has argued a tax case before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Klueger is a frequent lecturer on asset protection for the California Bar Association and various other groups. A practicing attorney since 1974, he is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court and the state bars of California, New York and Colorado.

Jacob Stein Jacob Stein (J.D.; LL.M.) is a Certified Tax Law Specialist (State Bar Board of Legal Specialization) and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell (highest possible rating). He is the author of numerous articles on asset protection and tax planning, and is the author of Asset Protection Planning (Education Foundation, 2009), currently in its 7th edition, and Advanced Tax Planning Techniques (Education Foundation, 2009). Mr. Stein"s article Building Stumbling Blocks: A Practical Take on Charging Orders appeared in the October 2006 issue of RIA"s Business Entities Magazine and is considered the seminal article on the topic of LLC charging orders. His June 2006 article Advanced Asset Protection and Tax Planning with LLCs appeared in the Los Angeles Lawyer and is used by many attorneys as a guide to planning with LLCs.

Mr. Stein is one of California"s best known attorneys, teaching dozens of legal seminars each year on the subjects of asset protection and advanced tax planning. He is an adjunct professor of taxation at the CSU, Northridge Graduate Tax Program, and has been an instructor with the California CPA Education Foundation, National Business Institute and Lorman Education Services for many years. He is also a frequent guest speaker at various Bar, Estate Planning Council and CPA group meetings. Mr. Stein is admitted to practice in California and before the United States Tax Court.

We wrote the book on asset protection. Literally.

Asset Protection Books by Bob Klueger and Jacob Stein

Partner Robert Klueger's book, "A Guide to Asset Protection - How to Keep What's Legally Yours" has been the definitive guide on the subject for nearly a decade. The latest edition, entitled simply "Asset Protection" was recently published by Entrepreneur Press.

It's easy-to-understand pages contain a wealth of interesting and useful information on ways to preserve your hard-earned assets and shares interesting client anecdotes. It's the result of his decades of experience helping people plan powerful and perfectly legal ways to protect their futures.

It's those same decades of experience that Klueger & Stein, LLP uses to protect its clients.

View our publications section at our company website, LAtaxlawyers.com for all our books, white papers, articles and newsletters.


Professionals look to us for guidance.

"Asset Protection Planning" by Jacob Stein is a technical manual on the subject used by attorneys and CPAs. It's a detailed study of a number of key areas - the underlying substantive law of asset protection, fraudulent transfer and collection laws, community property, foreign and domestic trusts, legal entities, retirement plans and much more. The book has been broken down into its component chapters and is available for free download under the White Papers section at our dedicated asset protection website, MaximumAssetProtection.com.

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Featured Article
RobbReport.com speaks with asset protection specialist Jacob Stein of Klueger & Stein, LLP in Los Angeles about the importance of protecting valuable assets, such as your private residence, rental real estate, investments and retirement plans.