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 and estates, taxation, pension and profit sharing plans, corporate law, mergers and 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.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Holtman and Stone make Iowa’s Top 10 Attorney List
Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Super Lawyer Inclusions were: Nicolas Abou-Assaly, J. Scott Bogguss, Matthew J. Brandes, James A. Gerk, Robert Hatala, Stephen J. Holtman, David W. Kubicek, Eric W. Lam, Michael McDonough, Darrel A. Morf, Paul P. Morf, Iris E. Muchmore, Mark A. Roberts, James E. Shipman, Roger W. Stone, William Vernon, Kevin J. Visser, and Thomas D. Wolle.
Attorneys, Christine Conover, Matt Hektoen, Jacob Koller and Carrie Thompson were selected as 2013 Great Plains Rising Stars®. Rising Stars candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Iowa are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.
Friday, August 16, 2013
ROBERTS AND STONE NAMED BEST LAWYERS® 2014
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC (SPMB) attorneys Mark Roberts and Roger Stone were recently named to the Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids "Lawyer of the Year.” (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Mr. Roberts is being recognized for his work in Cedar Rapids Litigation - Construction and Mr. Stone for Cedar Rapids Construction Law.
In addition to the local recognition, Christine Conover and Mark Roberts were newly selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Ms. Conover was selected in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Mr. Roberts in the fields of Construction Law and Litigation – Construction.
19 additional SPMB attorneys had previously been selected to The Best Lawyers in America® and will reappear in the 2014 edition:
- J. Scott Bogguss - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
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