J. Scott Bogguss is a member of Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC where he is engaged primarily in a general practice, including but not limited to, Business Law, Trusts & Estates, Taxation, Pension & Profit Sharing Plans, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance, and Agricultural Law. Prior to joining the firm Mr. Bogguss was a member of the Cedar Rapids firm of Moyer & Bergman, PLC. and served several terms in that firm’s management and as Chair of its Business & Tax Department.
Mr. Bogguss’s practice concentration includes providing tax, estate and general business law counsel to a wide variety of closely held businesses and their owners. His general activities include initial organization and reorganization of business entities to accomplish the financial, tax planning, management and other objectives of the owners and managers of such entities. His work also frequently involves the design and implementation of estate, pension, business succession and executive compensation plans. His experience includes transactional work in mergers, acquisitions and secured lending. Mr. Bogguss also represents business and individual clients with respect to disputed income tax matters.
Mr. Bogguss is active in the community, serving on several charitable institution boards of directors, including the Cedar Rapids Symphony Foundation, past Chair of the St. Luke’s Health Care Foundation and as Chair of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. He is listed in Woodward-White’s peer-selected publication “Best Lawyers in America” in the law areas of taxation, trusts & estates and employee benefits.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
17 Firm Attorneys Named to Great Plains Super Lawyers
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Four Firm Attorneys Receive New Best Lawyers Recognition
Four Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman lawyers have received recognition from Best Lawyers in a new category of recognition: its "Lawyer of the Year" for Cedar Rapids in select practice areas. Scott Bogguss received the recognition for Trusts and Estates; David Kubicek for Real Estate Law; Eric Lam for Bankruptcy; and Roger Stone for Construction Litigation.
Monday, August 16, 2010
12 Firm Attorneys in 2011 Edition of Best Lawyers
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC is proud to announce that 12 of its attorneys have been named to the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers. The attorneys are:
Scott Bogguss - Employee Benefits Law; Tax Law; and Trusts and Estates
Philip Brooks - Insurance Law
Larry Gutz - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Stephen Holtman - Commercial Litigation
David Kubicek - Real Estate Law
Eric Lam - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Darrel Morf - Trusts and Estates
Paul Morf - Trusts and Estates
Iris Muchmore - Labor and Employment Law
Mark Ogden - Trusts and Estates
Lorie Reins-Schweer - Trusts and Estates
James Shipman - Medical Malpractice Law
Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Scott Bogguss elected Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel
The Board of Regents of the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC), based in Washington, D.C., has elected Scott Bogguss a fellow of the College. To be nominated for election, an individual must have been in the practice of law for at least ten years, devoting substantial time to tax and tax-related matters. The individual must also have demonstrated an exceptional degree of professional commitment to the practice of tax law. There are currently only approximately 700 lawyers who are Fellows of the College.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Firm Attorneys to be Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2010
The following Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman attorneys have received notifications that they will be listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2010 publication. Their names are followed by the practice area in which they are listed and the year in which they were first listed.
J. Scott Bogguss (1987)
Monday, April 27, 2009
Scott Bogguss Appointed Chair of ISBA Tax Section
J. Scott Bogguss has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Iowa State Bar Association Tax Section for the upcoming fiscal year July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.
The Tax Section sponsors the Bloethe Tax School each December, which is commonly attended by several hundred lawyers from all over Iowa. The section also sponsors the Spring Tax Institute each May and participates in the ISBA’s activities regarding legislative assistance in federal and state tax matters affecting all Iowans.
The University of Iowa College of Law
University of Iowa College of Business
ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE
American Bar Association:
Iowa State Bar Association:
Linn County Bar Association
American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC)
American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
Cedar Rapids Estate Planning Council
Association for Advanced Life Underwriting
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
Institute of Management Accountants