Mr. Kallina was educated at Bowdoin College (BA), the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D.), and New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation). He is licensed to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Districts of Maryland and D.C., and the U.S. Tax Court.
While Mr. Kallina currently focuses his practice on estate and charitable planning for high net worth individuals and representing a number of charities on an ongoing basis, he has practiced extensively over the years in the related fields of business law, corporate tax law, partnerships, and real estate.
Mr. Kallina is the founder of CharitablePlanning.com, a co-founder of the Planned Giving Design Center (www.pgdc.com), a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Committee on Planned Giving ("NCPG"), former Chairman (5 years) of the Government Relations Committee of the NCPG, a co-founder of the Chesapeake Planned Giving Council, Chairman of the Board and President of The James Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors of Search Ministries, Inc., EMF (K-Love and Air One Radio), and a number of other boards. On behalf of NCPG as Government Relations Chairman, CharitablePlanning.com, and also on behalf of clients, Mr. Kallina has testified frequently before the IRS and currently works with the staff of various Congressional committees regarding charitable legislation.
Mr. Kallina is a nationally recognized speaker on estate planning and charitable giving and a frequent author on these topics.