About Gadarian & Cacy, PLLC
Gadarian & Cacy, PLLC is a trusted, established law firm in Tucson, Arizona that specializes in professional Tax Strategy, Estate Planning and Asset Protection law.
Gregory V. Gadarian
Greg Gadarian is a Partner in Gadarian & Cacy, P.L.L.C. in Tucson, Arizona. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University, his J.D. (cum laude) from the Northwestern University School of Law, and his L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University. Greg has been admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and the State Bar of Florida.
From 1978 through 1980 Greg was a Legislation Attorney on the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress. Prior to that, he was an Attorney-Advisor to Judge Cynthia H. Hall of the U.S. Tax Court. Greg is the former Arizona State Chair of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arizona College of Law.
Greg is married to Patty Gadarian, a recovering CPA, and has four children and five grandchildren. For “fun” and recreation Greg race-walks marathons and competes in IronMan triathlons. Greg’s wife, Patty, is a bicyclist and volunteer on several non-profit boards. Patty also acts as Greg’s Domestique when he competes in triathlons.
Colleen A. Cacy
Colleen Cacy is a partner with the firm and has practiced in the area of estate planning and taxation for the past 18 years, with a focus in recent years on complex estate and trust administration. She was recently elected to membership in the American College of Trust and Estate Council. Colleen is the President of the Board of the Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council and a member of the Executive Committee of the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar.
Colleen is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the Probate and Trust and Tax Sections of the State Bar, the American Bar Association, and the Pima County Bar Association. Colleen is listed in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.
Colleen received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1986. She holds two Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Kansas, graduating with distinction in 1983. Prior to moving to Tucson in 1989, she worked as an associate for the firm Streich Lang Weeks and Cardon in Phoenix. Colleen is married to attorney Peter Akmajian and has two children. She is a past President of the Board of ZUZI Dance Company and is active in the non-profit arts community.
Sarah H. Singer
Sarah is an associate at Gadarian & Cacy, PLLC. She is admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and the State Bar of New York.
Prior to practicing law, Sarah worked on Wall Street doing investment banking and proprietary trading. During law school, she was a judicial intern for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (Hon. Margaret Sweeney) and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Hon. Michael Baylson). After law school, she worked with high net worth clients on Gift and Estate Tax issues for a boutique accounting firm and a public accounting firm.
Sarah graduated from University High School in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana, with a double major in Finance and Accounting. Sarah received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, New York.
Sarah is married to attorney Keith Singer and has two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and running.
Tax Strategy law assists individuals in planning the most beneficial method to acquire, operate and dispose of real estate property, business and personal finances. Read More
Asset Protection is the process of protecting your wealth (investments, property, assets, etc) from the possibility of future creditors attempting to take it from you or your family in the event of a bankruptcy or some other financial tragedy. Read More
Estate planning involves the process of an individual or family arranging the transfer of their assets in anticipation of death or serious disability. Read More
What is Estate Planning?
Basically, estate planning involves safely transferring your property and other financial assets to your family and loved ones in the event of death. A will is the most common document associated with estate planning and it is critical to plan your estate with professional attorneys who understand your values and long term goals for your property and wealth.
What is Asset Protection?
Essentially, asset protection is the process of protecting your wealth (investments, property, assets, etc) from the possibility of future creditors attempting to take it from you or your family in the event of a bankruptcy or some other financial tragedy. Asset protection provides you with financial security and confidence that your wealth will be protected from any potential fiscal pitfalls.