Mr. Roskoph has specialized in tax and estate planning matters, and has consulted with individuals and their small family businesses throughout his legal career. He obtained his certification as a specialist under the California Board of Legal Specialization in Taxation in 1975 and in Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law in 1990 when that specialty was initiated.
Mr. Roskoph has served as President of the Alzheimer's Association of the Greater Bay Area and the American Lung Association for the Santa Clara/San Benito Counties Chapter. He presently serves on the Board of Directors of Avenidas in Palo Alto and on the Planned Giving committees for the San Francisco Symphony, Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills, Avenidas and The Ohio State University. He serves as Chairman on the Sub-Committee on Taxation for the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (California) and is principal author of the Guidelines for Gift Acceptance for the El Camino Hospital Foundation and the numerous charitable organizations on which he serves. He is a frequent speaker on estate and tax planning to professionals and the general public.
Mr. Roskoph is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Mr. Roskoph received his undergraduate degree in accounting and his J.D. in law from Ohio State University. He has chaired and participated as a speaker in Continuing Education of the Bar programs for the State Bar of California in Will drafting, estate planning, and the annual programs reviewing recent developments in estate planning and administration. He works with high net worth individuals, venture capital managing members and private foundations.
Please visit Mr. Roskoph's website at www.roskoph.com.