Michael Heimos Esq.

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Michael A. Heimos co-founded the firm of Dean & Heimos LLC in 1995 immediately after graduating law school, and since has continued with the firms of Mullin Dean & Heimos LLP, GTEC LLP, and currently as Michael A. Heimos P.C. His concentration is in counseling non-U.S. citizens anticipating U.S. temporary residency or immigration, and investing in U.S. properties and enterprises, as well as vice versa relating to U.S. citizens' outbound interests. Experience assisting these clients includes a variety of matters beyond crafting estate plans - such as counseling family offices on risk management, creating captive insurance programs and using other techniques that augment business efficiencies, interacting with financial institutions on tax and regulatory compliance, and establishing international charities.

He has grown a national reputation both as a practitioner and as the author of commentary pieces. The latter includes two major works for legal publisher BNA Tax Management, the Portfolios T.M. 837 2nd, Non-Citizens: Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Taxation, and T.M. 806, Immigration and Expatriation Law for the Estate Planner. Two more Tax Management Portfolios are in the works, concerning attorneys' ethics standards in cross-border estate planning and revising the work regarding foreign trusts previously authored by the esteemed commentator, Howard Zaritsky. Other publications include chapters for compilations published by West Publishing and Chancellor Publishing, in particular a chapter in Chancellor's International Life Insurance and articles for Tax Management and the periodicals Asset Protection Journal, American in Britain, and the American Bar Association's Asset Protection Strategies.

It has also been his privilege to have impacted the law itself as several of his comments to IRS-proposed regulatory changes have shaped resulting rules. For example, his comments regarding the “cascading excise tax” on reinsurance premiums prompted their withdrawal by Treasury. Mr. Heimos is a frequent speaker and participates as faculty in continuing legal and other continuing education courses and similar business conferences.

Mr. Heimos is licensed to practice in the state of Colorado and in the U.S. Tax Court and Federal District Court in Colorado. Current professional affiliations and memberships include the BNA Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts Advisory Board and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Education:
J.D., University of Denver College of Law (1995)
B.A. Benedictine College (1991) cum laude

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
806 T.M., Immigration and Expatriation Law for the Estate Planner (author)
872 T.M., Ethical Issues in International Estate Planning (co-author) 

Michael A. Heimos is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Estate Tax Advisory Board.