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Course Information

Time 1h 4m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Tax

Course Description

Tax law is an ever-changing area of law. This course will keep attorneys up-to-date on all of the latest tax law changes and trends, and the implications of these changes on tax planning. This program, taught by experienced tax lawyer Dewey Golkin, will also discuss how recent tax law changes impact questions like the choice of entity and other tax strategies. 

Learning Objectives :

  1. Gain an overview of the latest tax law changes

  2. Determine how recent tax law changes affect your clients

  3. Strategize as to how to better advise clients in light of recent tax law changes

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Dewey Golkin

Law Offices of Dewey Golkin

Dewey Golkin is a practicing attorney licensed in New York State, the United States Supreme Court, the District Court of New York, Southern and Eastern Districts and the United States Tax Court. He has served as a trustee of the Brooklyn Bar Association since 1992 and currently chairs the commercial law committee.

Mr. Golkin received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Masters of Science in Education from University of Pennsylvania. He has also received his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School and his L.L.M. in taxation from Temple University School of Law. Mr. Golkin is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in New York State. Mr. Golkin has also served as an Administrative Law Judge and Hearing Officer for over 20 years.

Mr. Golkin has more than 30 years of litigation experience and deals with a variety of areas including but not limited to Commercial Litigation, IRS practice, Estate and Tax Counseling, Criminal Defense, Administrative Law and Education Law.


  • University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business (B.S. in Accounting)
  • University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (M.S. in Education)
  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D.)
  • Temple University – School of Law (LL.M.)


Mr. Golkin has served on the Boards of a number of not-for-profit organizations including the St. Frances Homeless Shelter, Heart Share, Mercy Home and the Brooklyn Music School. These organizations have helped countless people who are homeless, hungry, or in some other need. He has also given numerous scholarships to students providing them with needed assistance for their education.

Mr. Golkin serves as a Deputy Chief Counsel to the New York Guard. Through the New York Guard, he prepares wills, health proxies and other documents relating to estate matters for members of the military at the Fort Hamilton Army Base in Brooklyn, New York. Providing this service to both active and retired members of the military has been a gratifying means of giving back to the community.

For the last 25 years, Mr. Golkin has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in tax, law and accounting at New York University and St. Joseph College. Many of his students have become lawyers and accountants and work in the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Golkin is also a frequent lecturer in CLE programs at the Brooklyn Bar Association.


Dewey Golkin is the recipient of the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Science of Jurisprudence and Public Service. He has also received various awards including the State of New York Military Recruitment Medal, New York University’s Service and Teaching Award, Xaverian’s Presidential Award and various Brooklyn Bar Association Service Awards.


Cheryl Q.

Good speaker

Alison C.

Enjoyable course.

Daniel M.

Important information very well presented in lay terms.

Jesse L.

Thank you very much.

Stephen E.

Great review of tax law changes and the practical effect on clients.

Thomas F.


Jeff F.

Excellent class

Kim M.

Good information, presentation was easy to follow, presenter did a good job of making tedious information digestible and pleasant to listen to

Catherine H.

great course, good material and great presenter with a nice manner - I love this guy - thanks again

Arthur Andrew L.

Very clear

John H.

Basic but good to keep it simple

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