Cohne, Rappaport & Segal, P.C. is a law firm large enough to handle major transactions and litigation matters, yet small enough to provide personal service to its clients.

Ray M. Beck

Shareholder, Treasurer

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ray@crslaw.com
(801) 532-2666
(801) 238-4661
257 East 200 South, Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Experience

Ray has more than 25 years of legal experience and focuses his practice in the areas of tax-sensitive business transactions, commercial real estate, and estate planning. He is an expert in like-kind tax deferred 1031 exchanges and has represented clients in more than four thousand 1031 transactions.

Ray's clients range from professional corporations, services providers, real estate entities, and electrical co-generation facilities.  He has represented these clients in front of various regulatory bodies, including the Internal Revenue Service.

Practice Areas

  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Business Formation and Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Probate Planning
  • Real Property

Admissions

  • Utah, Date of Admission
  • U.S. District Court, Date of Admission
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Claims Court

Education

  • Bachelors of Science, Economics, Brigham Young University, 1980, cum laude
  • Juris Doctor, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 1983

Memberships

  • Board Member, Journal of Legal Studies, 1982-1983
  • Member, Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Member, Utah State Bar
  • General Council, 1031 qualified intermediary Service

Publications

  • Author, "Creditor's Rights in Bankruptcy," Brigham Young University Journal of Legal Studies

Languages

  • English
  • German

Personal Interests

Ray enjoys spending time with his kids, running and wake-boarding.