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Christopher J. DeFilippis

Director, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC

Experience

Christopher DeFilippis is a director with over 10 years of tax experience. He specializes in gift, estate, and fiduciary taxation and planning. He brings a unique skill set to all areas of wealth transfer planning and compliance including estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer tax planning, fiduciary income tax, fiduciary accounting, charitable planning, and business succession planning.

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Chris practiced law for some of New Jersey’s top law firms in the areas of estate planning, including drafting and implementing of complex estate planning documents; estate administration; estate and gift tax compliance; probate litigation' and guardianships. His legal experience provides him with a unique and well-rounded perspective in areas of the trust and estate planning and compliance that serves his clients well at Citrin Cooperman.

CREDENTIALS

Education

Bachelor of Science in Finance, Siena College

Juris Doctor, cum laude, Albany Law School of Union University

Master of Laws, Taxation, New York Law School

Licenses

Admitted to the New Jersey, New York, and Florida Bars

Presentations & Publications

Charitable Planning Upon Divorce - NJCPA magazine - November ’16 issue

Probating an Unsigned Will No Longer Impossible in NJ – October ’11 issue

Court-Appointed Attorneys in Guardianship Matters – NJ Law Journal - April ’11 issue

Affiliations

Member, New Jersey Bar Association

Member, Estate Planning Committee of Northern New Jersey

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Outside the Office

When Chris is not in the office, he enjoys sports, staying active, and spending time with his wife and two sons.

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It seems as though our federal and state estate and gift tax laws change constantly. I am always striving to find innovative ways to help clients preserve their hard-earned assets. Every client has a unique situation so planning can never be a one-size-fits-all approach.

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