Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A.
76 E. Euclid Avenue, Suite 300
Haddonfield, New Jersey 08033-2342

P: 856.795.7744
F: 856.795.8982
E: info@kulzerdipadova.com

Firm Overview

Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A. has been serving the South Jersey and Greater Philadelphia communities as a boutique tax, business, and estate planning law firm for over 40 years.

The firm’s humble beginnings started when Michael A. Kulzer began his solo law practice in 1971.  Arthur A. DiPadova joined Mike in 1976 and Kulzer DiPadova, P.A. was born. Initially the firm operated out of a small office on Kings Highway in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Years later, Kulzer & DiPadova moved to its current location at 76 E. Euclid Avenue, Haddonfield, New Jersey. Since its inception the firm has grown to 14 attorneys, and over 20 support staff.

All of Kulzer & DiPadova’s attorneys have earned their Masters of Law (LLM) in Taxation, and several are also Certified Public Accountants. Our specialized focus and knowledge allow Kulzer & DiPadova to provide exceptional counsel to our clients in a wide array of matters ranging from state & local taxes, estate planning and administration, estate litigation, civil and criminal tax controversies, business tax planning and compliance, and beyond.

The culture of our firm stems from our dedicated attorneys and experienced staff who are committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients.

Firm Timeline

1971

Michael A. Kulzer opens his solo law practice in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Michael A. Kulzer teaches accounting, tax, and business law as an assistant professor at Rutgers Camden from 1971-1978

1974

Michael A. Kulzer, P.A. is incorporated

1976

September

Arthur A. DiPadova starts clerkship

1978

Arthur A. DiPadova is named Associate

1979

Arthur DiPadova

Arthur A. DiPadova is named Shareholder and the firm is renamed to Kulzer & DiPadova, P.A.

1980

Firm moves from Cherry Hill office to 35 Kings Hwy, Haddonfield

James EvansJuly

James B. Evans, Jr. joins the firm as a law clerk, he is named Associate the following year

1981

Michael A. Kulzer receives the Hon. Peter J. Devine, Jr. Award from the CCBA for distinguished service to the Bar

1982

Barbara A. Kulzer is named Counsel to the firm

1983

James Evans

January

James B. Evans, Jr. is named Shareholder

 

Robert Williams

Robert H. Williams joins firm as Associate

1984

Robert WilliamsRobert H. Williams named Shareholder

Glenn Henkel

Glenn A. Henkel joins the firm as a law clerk, he is named Associate the following year

1986

February

The firm moves on Valentine’s Day to it’s current location on 76 E. Euclid Avenue during a snowstorm

October

Tax Reform Act of 1986 is signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on October 22, 1986. It would be the most extensive review and overhaul of the Internal Review Code since the inception of the income tax in 1913.  It’s purpose was to simplify the tax code, broaden the tax base, and eliminate many tax shelters and preferences.

1988

Joseph KenneyDecember

Joseph T. Kenney joins firm as an Associate

1990

Glenn HenkelJanuary

Glenn A. Henkel is named Shareholder

 

 

 

The Uniform Probate Code is revised in 1990 and is modeled on the 1969 version of the UPC.

1991

Arthur A. DiPadova serves as President of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey (1991-1992)

1993

Joseph KenneyJanuary

Joseph T. Kenney is named Shareholder

1997

Joseph KempterMay

Joseph M. Kempter joins the firm as a law clerk, he is named Associate the following year

1998

Glenn A. Henkel serves as President of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey (1998-1999)

Barbara A. Kulzer retires as Professor of Law after 20 years of teaching at Rutgers University School of Law  where she also served as Associate Dean

2001

Michael A. Kulzer serves as President of the Camden County Bar Association  (2001-2002)

2003

Eric FeldhakeFebruary

Eric A. Feldhake joins firm as Associate

May

Douglas R. Madanick joins the firm as a law clerk, he is named Associate the following year

2004

Joseph KempterJoseph M. Kempter named Shareholder

 

 

 

 

Arthur A. DiPadova serves as President of the Society of Financial Service Professionals – South Jersey Chapter

James B. Evans, Jr. serves as President of the Southwest Jersey Chapter New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (2003-2004)

2006

Joseph T. Kenney serves as President of the Southwest Jersey Chapter of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (2006-2007)

2008

Joseph M. Kempter serves as President of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey (2008-2009)

2010

Eric FeldhakeJanuary

Eric A. Feldhake is named Shareholder

Daniel MellorMay

Daniel L. Mellor joins the firm as a law clerk, he is named Associate in August

2012

January

Douglas R. Madanick is named Shareholder

2014

Michael DeLaurentisJanuary

Michael J. DeLaurentis is named Counsel to the firm

November

The firm mourns the sudden passing of Barbara A. Kulzer

2015

Samantha HeatonMay

Samantha Heaton starts clerkship, she is named Associate the following year

2016

January

New Jersey’s Uniform Trust Code is enacted on January 19, 2016 and becomes effective July 17, 2016. Shareholder Glenn A. Henkel was one of the key principals on the NJ bar association committee to conform the UTC to New Jersey law as adopted by the Uniform Law Commission

 

Kristin SchmidMarch

Kristin L. Schmid joins firm as Associate

 

 

 

 

Michael A. Kulzer receives the Founders Award from the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey

2017

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017  a sweeping tax reform law that promised to entirely change the tax landscape.

2018

Daniel MellorJanuary

Daniel L. Mellor named Shareholder

 

 

New Jersey Estate Tax is eliminated effective January 1, 2018. First enacted in 1934, it’s purpose was to ensure New Jersey receives the full amount of the Credit for State Death Taxes allowed against the Federal Estate Tax.

2020

January

Kristin SchmidKristin L. Schmid named Shareholder

 

 

 

Solaris Power joins firm as Associate

2021

June

Arthur A. DiPadova receives 2021 Founders Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey.

2022

May

PEPC Awards Glenn A. Henkel 2022 Mordecai Gerson Meritorious Service Award

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