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Christopher C. Weeg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun LLP
3825 PGA Boulevard, Suite 701
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-626-2101
Fax: 561-626-4742
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Tax: Consumer
Attorney Profile

At Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun LLP, Christopher C. Weeg is an estate planning attorney and a certified public accountant who handles tax law and probate matters. He represents clients in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and is admitted to practice in both Texas and Florida. A savvy business planner, he counsels clients in matters related to operations, reorganization, establishment and tax reporting requirements of businesses.

In 2009, Mr. Weeg graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. He then moved on to Florida Atlantic University and a year later received his Master of Science in taxation. At the University of Florida Levin College of Law, he earned a Juris Doctor and an estate planning certificate. While in law school, he was the Managing Editor for the Florida Law Review.

Mr. Weeg then attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law Graduate Tax Program, where he was a graduate assistant and earned his Master of Law degree in taxation. A member of The Florida Bar, he is on the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, and the Tax Sections. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council and the Palm Beach Tax Institute.

A talented and prolific writer, Mr. Weeg was the runner-up to the Tax Law Writing Competition of the Federal Bar Association and the winner of the Student Paper Competition published in Tax Notes for Tax Analysts. He uses this research experience and writing ability to help his clients craft business plans that are the most tax-efficient and will maximize their ability to grow.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 30%Tax: Consumer
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Tax Law

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Christopher C. Weeg

First Admitted: 2015, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.comitersinger.com/attorneys/christopher-weeg/

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Florida
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council
  • Palm Beach Tax Institute
  • Tax Section of the Florida Bar

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Highlights from Heckerling 2021,” Palm Beach Estate Planning Council (June 3, 2021)
  • “Starting with the [Tax] Man in the Mirror: Asking the IRS to Change Its Ways of Valuing Postmortem Publicity Rights,” Inside Basis (Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation Summer 2014)
  • “How Do You Want Your Eggs: Taxed or Nontaxed?,” 145 Tax Notes 81 (2014)
  • “Intervention in the Tax Court and the Appellate Review of Tax Court Procedural Decisions,” 67 Florida Law Review 1483 (2015) (co-author)
  • “Deducting False Claims Act Settlements: The Silver Lining to the Whistleblower Cloud,” BNA Daily Tax Report, Issue No. 64 (April 2016)
  • “The Private Trust Company: A DIY for the Uber Wealthy,” 52 ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal 121 (Spring 2017)
  • “Community and Separate Property Regimes: Educating the Mobile Client and the Multijurisdictional Attorney,” State-to-State Newsletter published by The Florida Bar Out-of-State Division (Summer 2017)
  • “Choice of Entity and Self-Employment Tax,” Dallas Bar Association (DBA) Headnotes, December 2017
  • “A Primer on Cryptocurrency Taxation: What We Know So Far,” Dallas Bar Association (DBA) Headnotes, December 2019
  • “My Client Died: Top 10 List of Tax and Legal Questions,” Today’s CPA, November/December 2019
  • “Is Estate Planning Still Necessary? The Importance of Estate Planning for Nontaxable Estates,” 2017 Texas Society of CPAs CPE Expo, (December 8, 2017)
  • “New Tax Act: Important Topics,” 17th Annual Course Advanced In-House Counsel, Business Law and Corporate Counsel Sections of the State Bar of Texas (August 10, 2018)
  • “The Effect of the New Tax Act on Small Businesses,” Oak Cliff Business Exchange Conference (August 16, 2018)
  • “Estate Planning and Tax Updates,” 2020 Ullman Year in Review, Tax Section of the Florida Bar (July 3, 2020)
  • “Estate Planning and Tax Update,” Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami 10th Annual Estate Planning Symposium (February 8, 2022)
  • “Trusts as S Corporation Shareholders: Elections, Eligibility, and Avoiding Loss of Subchapter S Status,” Strafford Webinars (September 28, 2021)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Graduate Assistant, Professor Dennis Calfee
  • Teaching Assistant for Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy
  • Research Assistant, Professor Lee-Ford Tritt

Honors/Awards

  • Class V, Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Runner Up, 2014 Federal Bar Association Tax Law Writing Competition (published in Inside Basis)
  • Winner, 2014 Tax Analysts Student Paper Competition (published in Tax Notes)
  • Second Place, 2015 ACTEC Student Writing Competition
  • Winner, 2016 Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition (published in BNA Daily Tax Report)
  • Book Awards (for highest grade in the following courses), Income Taxation, Corporate Taxation, Partnership Taxation, Taxation of Gratuitous Transfers, Advanced Estates & Trusts, and Tax Moot Court
  • Managing Editor, Florida Law Review
  • Member, Order of the Coif
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Office Location for Christopher C. Weeg

3825 PGA Boulevard
Suite 701
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: 561-626-2101

Fax: 561-626-4742

Last Updated: 3/25/2022

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