Former Deputy Commissioner of Insurance,
Virginia State Corporation Commission
Stephen J. Kaufmann is noted nationally
for his dedication to helping people protect their assets,
privacy and quality of life as an elder law and estate planning
attorney. He is an educator and nationally known author of
many estate planning books and educational courses in the
Legal-Financial Estate Planning and Insurance industry. He
has been noted in Newsweek, published in Financial Planning,
US News and World Report, Life Association News (LAN- Now
Advisor), Life Insurance Selling, Broker World and appears
often in national publications. He has over 25 years experience
in Elder Law and Estate Planning and is the former Deputy
Commissioner of Insurance, Virginia State Corporation Commission.
Steve Kaufmann practices through his
law firm - ABC LAW, and serves families, farm and small business
owners throughout Virginia and works with other attorneys,
financial, insurance and other professionals and their clients
nationally. He is a humorous and educational public speaker
for many local and national conferences. He presents programs
on radio, television, and national educational forums. Steve
has spoken before U. S. Congressional and state legislative
committees and was responsible for writing the laws on Long
Term Care and other insurance products as the former Virginia
Deputy Insurance Commissioner. He is the President and Founder
of The Estate Planning Institute and the professional designation
Study program, CEPP, Chartered Estate Planning Practitioner.
He is a member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys,
past president of the Central Virginia Chapter of CLU. He
is also a member of the International Association of Financial
Planners and former Chairperson for Federal and State Legislative
Committee, Virginia Association of Insurance and Financial
Advisors. He is the founder of The Kaufmann Foundation, a
charitable organization that provides educational programs
to the public and gifts to programs that inspire, educate
and help people protect their quality of life around the world.
He has been in Private and Government
Practice since 1974. Graduated from Boston College (MBA) in
1970, Suffolk University Law School in 1974.
Steve and his wife,
a insurance continuing education instructor and insurance
-lifestyle and business consultant have five sons ranging
in ages of 17 to 30. They live in Luray, VA. Together they
present the radio program "Law and Your Money (C)"
that is aired @ www.abclaw.com and other radio stations.