HELMS MULLISS & WICKER, PLLC Charlotte, North Carolina
Of Counsel - ERISA/Tax/Coporate/ Estate Planing
September 1995 - August 1999
HORACK, TALLEY, PHARR & LOWNDES, P.A. Charlotte, North Carolina
Shareholer - ERISA/Trusts/Tax
August 1994 - August 1995
RAGSDALE, LIGGETT & FOLEY, PLLC Raleigh, North Carolina
ERISA/Trusts/Tax/ Estate Planning
March 1991 - August 1994
JONES, BLECHMAN, WOLTZ & KELLY, P.C. Newport News, Virginia
November 1988 - March 1991
POYNER & SPRUILL, LLP Raleigh, North Carolina
January 1986 - November 1988
ERNST & WHINNEY Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Tax Consultant
September 1982 - June 1986
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
J.D. 1986 Emphasis: Tax
September 1978 - May 1982
THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S. 1982 Accounting
North Carolina State Bar, Virginia State Bar, American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Mecklenburg County Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (Fellow of Society since 1998), Carolinas Chapter of ISCEBS, Charlotte Pension Forum.
Speaker - Frequent seminar lecturer and author of ERISA related topics; most recently spoke to the Charlotte Benefits Forum on “Health Plan Trends”, comparing Health Reimbursement Arrangements, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Savings Accounts and other cost saving techniques to combat rising health plan premiums (February 2004).
Andre Barnett advises clients on corporate, tax, estate planning and employee benefits matters. Mr. Barnett's transactional experience includes assisting individuals, start-ups, and mid-sized companies in the Charlotte area achieve their goals in a timely and efficient manner. Prior to joining Brennan Law Firm, PLLC, Mr. Barnett obtained his Master of Laws in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of The District of Columbia School of Law where he received the Jack and Lovell Olender Foundation Scholarship for his work in the Low Income Tax clinic.
Mr. Barnett is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and the Mecklenburg County Bar.