Bersch Joins U.Va. Planned Giving Council
22, 1999 -- Robert S. "Bob" Bersch, founder and managing
attorney of the Roanoke law firm of Bersch & Rhodes, P.C., has
joined the University of Virginia's Planned Giving Council. The
council advises the University's Office of Planned Giving, which
solicits and administers deferred gifts to the University such as
bequests, charitable trusts, gift annuities and pooled income gifts.
who holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a law degree from
the University of Virginia, has practiced for 37 years in the areas
of estate and tax planning, probate, and estate and trust administration.
A former tax attorney in the IRS's Office of Chief Counsel who served
as a tax litigation attorney in Washington, D.C., Bersch has written
numerous articles on tax and estate planning and speaks frequently
on the topic in seminars and on radio and television talk shows.
the Accredited Estate Planner designation by the National Association
of Estate Planning Councils, Bersch is a fellow of the American
College of Trust & Estate Counsel and past president of the
Roanoke Valley Estate Planning Council. In 1996 he was voted "Best
Local Lawyer" by the readers of Roanoker magazine. An active Kiwanian,
he is also a 32-degree Scottish Rite Mason, a Shriner and Royal
Arch Mason, and a member of the Commandery in York Rite Masonry.
more information, contact Robert S. "Bob" Bersch at (540) 345-7353.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298.