CHARLESTON, SC – Shumaker’s Charleston Managing Partner and Wealth Strategies Regional Service Line Leader G.P. Diminich has been appointed to the Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission on CLE and Specialization, which is a regulatory agency of the Supreme Court that administers the Mandatory CLE program and accredits all CLE programming. The Commission establishes the minimum requirements for continuing legal education for South Carolina’s attorneys and judges and also has jurisdiction over the certification of attorneys as specialists in certain practice areas. Those areas of specialization include Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law, Employment and Labor Law, Estate Planning and Probate Law, and Taxation Law. G.P. also served on the Taxation Specialization Board and as Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialization Board.
”I am honored that the Supreme Court has placed faith in me to help administer these important programs, which help ensure judges and lawyers maintain their competency,” said G.P.
Recognized as a leader in his field in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide (2018-2022), G.P. is renowned for his private wealth management work and related specialties. He routinely represents high-net-worth individuals, corporations, and privately held businesses on a variety of sensitive and complex estate and business planning matters.
In addition, G.P. is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning & Probate Law, distinctions given by the Supreme Court of South Carolina. G.P. has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC), and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF).
In his practice, G.P. represents corporate clients on such diverse matters as the purchase and sale of businesses, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, shareholder buyouts, executive compensation arrangements, and business succession planning. He regularly works with individual clients on income and estate planning matters in the formulation and implementation of strategies to reduce taxation, protect and preserve assets, and facilitate the transfer of assets among family members, foundations, and charities.