About Robert A. Goldman, Esq.
Robert A. Goldman, J.D., a frequent lecturer and author,
has appeared before the National and the Northern
California Conferences on Planned Giving, the
International Association for Financial Planning, and the
AICPA National Conference on Tax Exempt
Organizations. He has lectured at Stanford University
and presented at programs sponsored by the San
Francisco Symphony, SF MOMA, the East Bay
Community Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation,
the Marin Community Foundation, the Santa Cruz
Community Foundation, the Marin Symphony, the
National Network for Estate Planning Attorneys, Jewish
Family and Children’s Services, Charles Schwab, the
Jewish Home for the Aged, and the Mill Valley Schools
Community Foundation, among others. He also teaches
seminars for financial institutions, accounting firms,
investment advisors and planned giving professionals.
Robert is a contributing author of four books: LEGACY: Plan, Protect & Preserve Your
; GENERATIONS: Planning your Legacy; GIVING: Philanthropy for Everyone;
LOVE, MONEY, CONTROL: Reinventing Estate Planning.

Robert is a member of the San Francisco Estate Planning Council, the American Institute
of CPAs, and the International Bar Association; he is also a member of the Council of
Partners of the Marin Community Foundation, and the Financial Advisors Members
Network of World Vision. He has served on the boards of the Hospitality House, the
American Technion Society, and Jewish Family and Children’s Services; currently, he
serves on the development committees for the San Francisco Symphony and the Kiddo
Foundation for Mill Valley Public Schools. Robert taught in the LLM program at
Golden Gate University School of Law as an adjunct professor of law, and is an advisor
to several family foundations and supporting organizations. A graduate of the Wharton
School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Boston University School of Law, Robert
began his career in the tax department at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and has practiced for
thirty years. He lives in Marin County with his daughters, Rebecca and Lily.
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