John Vandenhoff is an attorney with over 13 years of private practice. After graduating from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, he went on and obtained his LL.M. (Master in Law) in Taxation from the University of Florida. After working for more than 10 years with a law firm located in downtown Richmond, Virginia, John opened The Law Offices of John M. Vandenhoff, PLLC.

He concentrates his practice on:

  1. Business and transactional matters
  2. Nonprofit organizations
  3. Estate planning
  4. Taxation

Here are some examples of work John has performed on behalf of clients during his practice are:

  • Business Formation Services that includes:
    • Limited liability companies
    • S corporations
    • C corporations
    • Limited partnerships for various size businesses
  • Strategic and Transactional Business Services including:
    • Acquisition, sale and merger of different types of businesses.
    • Review, drafting and negotiation of intellectual property and computer agreements, such as
      • Web hosting agreements
      • License agreements
      • Software development agreements
    • Review, drafting and negotiation of
      • Commercial leases
      • Franchise agreements
    • Structuring business transactions to obtain the best tax result possible.
  • Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations:
    • Formation of 501(3), 501(4) and 501(6) organizations.
    • Corporate governance of tax exempt organizations.
    • Representation before the IRS of tax exempt organizations.
  • Real Estate:
    • Review, drafting and negotiating contracts for the purchase and sale of commercial property.
    • Structuring of transactions regarding real property.
  • Tax Representation:
    • Tax expertise to help in planning and structuring complex transactions.
    • Tax research.
    • Representing individuals and businesses before the IRS and Virginia Department of Taxation.
  • Estate Planning:
    • Wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance medical directives for many different clients.
    • Special needs trusts.
    • Estate planning for larger estates of up to more than $30 million, using sophisticated methods such as charitable remainder trusts, private foundations, irrevocable life insurance trusts, family limited partnerships and grantor trusts.
    • Estates and probate.
    • Business succession planning.

John was selected by his peers in Virginia Business to the Legal Elite for 2011 in Taxes/ Estates and Elder Law.

John is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Florida.