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Florida Bar, 2004
US Court of Federal Claims, 2002
New York Bar, 2000
New Jersey Bar, 1999
US District Court, District of New Jersey, 1999
Rutgers School of Law-Newark J.D. 1999
Editor-in-Chief--Women’s Rights Law Reporter
Rutgers College B.A. English 1995
Ms. Sotelo has more than a decade of experience in estate planning, wills,
trusts, probate and estate administration, business and succession planning,
estate and gift tax planning, and work for charities and non-profit organizations.
TANIA V. SOTELO
Ms. Sotelo is proud to be of service to same-sex and other non-traditional couples with the unique issues that arise in their estate planning.
She regularly guides families through the probate process and provides counsel to individual and corporate trustees, personal representatives, and other fiduciaries as well as individual and charitable beneficiaries.
Ms. Sotelo previously practiced at The Golden Firm, in Coral Gables, at Shutts & Bowen LLP, in Miami, at Mantell, Prince & Reynolds, P.C., a boutique tax/trusts and estates law firm in New Jersey, and was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Rosemary Gambardella, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Sotelo continues as of counsel to Mantell, Prince & Reynolds, working with "snowbird" clients who travel between New Jersey and Florida.
Ms. Sotelo has participated in many medical and philanthropic missions to Peru with her family. Ms. Sotelo lives in Miami with her husband and three children.
Ms. Sotelo guides international clients who seek to minimize their exposure to United States estate taxes.
She has substantial experience in establishing and obtaining tax-exempt status for not-for-profit organizations, as well as providing ongoing legal advice to such organizations.
Ms. Sotelo has experience dealing with the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of clients seeking equitable relief and refunds.
Ms. Sotelo has extensive experience with all types of trusts, including revocable, irrevocable, insurance, generation-skipping, and charitable trusts. She uses that experience to meet the estate planning goals of individuals and families in a tax-efficient manner.
She prepares and administers family limited partnerships and LLCs, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs), installment sales, sales to intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs), and Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs).