Kimberly Ann DeCarrera

Kimberly Ann DeCarrera

  • Business Law, Tax Law, Gov & Administrative Law
  • Georgia
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Summary

Kimberly DeCarrera brings together legal and accounting fields to provide clients with advice and know-how as an unclaimed property adviser.

Providing legal services on unclaimed and abandoned property to Fortune 500 companies in diverse industries such as transportation and logistics, financial services, health care, retail, media, software and technology, and manufacturing.

• Single and multi-state audit defense for client companies (including audits led by third-party auditors such as Kelmar Associates, Innovative Advocates Group, Verus, Xerox/ACS)
• Audit Assessment Appeals and Litigation
• Comprehensive Compliance Strategies, including Canada and other foreign jurisdictions
• Interest Assessment Appeals
• Accounts Receivable Solutions to manage historical credit balances
• Voluntary Disclosure/Compliance Agreements, including Delaware Secretary of State VDA program
• Expert litigation advise and analysis
• Develop corporate policies and procedures
• Internal Corporate Investigations
• Legislation and Litigation Tracking
• Educate and train key client personnel on unclaimed property

Education
University System of Georgia - Georgia State University
M.S. (2011) | Tax
Georgia State University College of Law
J.D. (2006) | Law
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University System of Georgia - Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. | Management
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Professional Experience
Unclaimed Property Expert and Corporate Attorney
DeCarrera Law
- Current
Law firm specializing in escheat and unclaimed property compliance, audits, and voluntary disclosures for corporate holders.
Unclaimed Property Expert and General Counsel
Barganier and Associates, LLC
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Law Firm Administrator
Gray King Chamberlin & Martineau LLC
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Started as a consultant to the law firm, but then moved to in-house law firm administrator. Handled payables, receivables, vendors, HR, and IT for the firm while maintaining existing client relationships.
Business Attorney
DeCarrera Law
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Business attorney for small to mid-size companies, including closely-held companies. A sampling of services provided include: LLC formation, buy-sell agreements, succession planning, contract and lease negotiations, business litigation, and purchase and sale agreements. I also work with the business owners to develop plans for the future ownership, whether through future family generations, key employee ownership, or outside sales.
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Holder's Introduction to Unclaimed Property
DeCarrera Law, LLC
Professional Associations
U.S. District Courts, Middle District of Georgia
Admitted
- Current
Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce
Founding Sponsor
- Current
Activities: Promoting the business interests in Dunwoody, Georgia, by advocating before the City Council on issues pertaining to business and occupancy licenses, alcohol licenses, sign ordinances, and other issues. Participate in networking opportunities through the young professionals group.
North Metro Georgia Tech Alumni Club
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Promote club activities using social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter; coordinate volunteers for athletic and alumni events.
Georgia Tech Bar Association
Member
- Current
Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
U.S. District Courts, Northern District of Georgia
Admitted
- Current
11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Admitted
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly, flat fee and hybrid fee structures are available.
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Tax Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Unclaimed Property
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Unclaimed Property Advocacy
Contact & Map
DeCarrera Law LLC
PO Box 467280
Atlanta, GA 31146
USA
Telephone: (404) 939-5096
Fax: (404) 921-9050