Our WorkLaw Office of Stephen J. Small
Represent individual, corporate, and family owners of ranchland, farmland, forestland, plantations, family estates, and historic property in planning and succession planning for family property, including conservation easements and preservation easements; consultation with local counsel.
Advise government agencies and non-profits on leveraging land acquisition dollars through tax-advantaged planning and legal planning for property owners; extensive consultation with government agencies and non-profits on a wide range of private land protection projects.
Advise and plan for conservation buyers, represent individual and corporate clients in structuring bargain sales of easements and property to conservation and preservation organizations and government agencies, plan for charitable gifts and bargain sales to charity by S corporations owning land, and plan for and create family private foundations and charitable trusts, especially in connection with multi-generational family land and tax planning.
Consultations & Workshops
Work and consult with property owners and their advisors, and conduct workshops and continuing legal education programs in more than forty-six states and abroad.