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Beckett Cantley, JD, LLM

Prof. Beckett G. Cantley consults with CPA firms, law firms, and financial planning firms regarding their individual, family, business owner, and business entity clients in matters relating to Taxation, Captive Insurance Companies, Trusts & Estates, Corporations, Partnerships/LLCs, Probate and Probate Litigation, and International Business Transactions.  Prof. Cantley is an Associate Professor of Law at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.  Professor Cantley also serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching International Taxation at Northeastern University’s Masters in Taxation Program.

Prof. Cantley has authored several authoritative articles focusing on the current and future IRS strategy for attacking IRC 831(b) captive insurance companies and advising clients on compliance matters.  His unique perspectives in this area derive from his twenty year career researching, publishing, and speaking on legislative and administrative tax, insurance, and financial topics, including the current and future potential direction of Federal legislation and IRS compliance.

Prof. Cantley graduated from University of California – Berkeley (undergrad), Southwestern University School of Law (cum laude), and obtained an LLM in Taxation from University of Florida.



Geoffrey C. Dietrich, JD

Geoff Dietrich focuses his practice on business development for the firm, specifically in the areas of the Taxation, Trusts & Estates, Business Planning, Corporations/Partnerships/LLCs, and Probate and Trust administration.  Prior to founding Cantley Dietrich, Mr. Dietrich was an equity partner with Pearson Butler, in Utah.  He also founded Lodestar Corporate Services Company, a registered corporate services company providing registered agent, corporate compliance, and registered agent services to companies around the country.

Mr. Dietrich graduated from Brigham Young University Law School where he served as Managing Editor of the BYU Law Review.  He completed undergraduate work at United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.  Where Mr. Dietrich was then commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Infantry and is a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  He fought in Iraq as an Infantry officer and the second-in-command of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle Infantry Company.