Background

Education

Mr. Roth graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree, the University Of Maryland School Of Law with a Juris Doctor degree and graduated Cum Laude from Georgetown University Law Center with a Masters in Law with Specialization in Tax. One of few Dual Certified in Tax and Estate Planning by the Texas Bar of Legal Specialization.

Bar Membership

Mr. Roth is a member of the Texas, Maryland and District of Columbia bars; the United States Tax Court; the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court bars.

Teaching positions and Articles authored

Mr. Roth was an adjunct professor of law at the University of Houston School of Law teaching taxation of deferred compensation. Mr. Roth taught the same course to other attorneys which was sponsored by the Houston Bar Association.

He lectured at University of California and University of Houston on Representation of Professional Athletes.

Articles Authored

  • Gifts of Soon-To-Be-Liquidated Corporate Stock Made to Charitable Organizations -- Ramifications of Jones, The Review of Taxation of Individuals
  • Analysis of the Recent Proposed Regulations on Joint and Survivor Annuities, Journal of Taxation
  • Representation of Professional Athletes-Tax Issues, Continuing Legal Education, University of Houston Legal Foundation and University of California-Davis Law Foundation
  • Valuation of Difficult Assets, Continuing Legal Education, Will and  Probate Institute, University of Houston Legal Foundation



Knowledge Base

    Legal News

  • Survey on CNN Headline News states that only 50% of Americans have a will. If a person dies without a will, state law dictates how their assets(everything you have) will be distributed.
  • HR Bill 436 is circulating in the House of Representatives. This bill would freeze the estate tax exemption at $3,500,000 and eliminate minority and marketability discounts for partnerships that are not actively conducting business. Other proposals are expected to be considered in revising current estate tax law.