Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD - Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD, is an attorney in private practice in Teaneck, New Jersey and New York City. He has appeared on "The Today Show", "NBC Evening News", "CNBC", "CNN-FM" and has been quoted in "The Wall Street Journal", "Fortune", "Money", "The New York Times", and other publications.
Mr. Shenkman is the author of thirty-two books and more than seven hundred articles. His books include: "Living Wills and Health Care Proxies"; "Estate Planning after the 2001 Tax Act"; "Homeowner's Legal Bible"; "Divorce Rules"; "Marketing for CPAs"; and "Estate Planning Step by Step".
Mr. Shenkman received his BS from Wharton School, his MBA from the University of Michigan, and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law.
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