Kirk F. Maldonado

Kirk F. Maldonado was born on March 7, 1950 and passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the age of 63. Kirk was a resident of Castle Rock, Colorado.

Kirk Maldonado received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, his J.D. from Creighton University, and his Masters of Laws of Taxation degree from Georgetown University School of Law. He worked in the Employee Plans and Exempt Organizations Division of the Office of Chief Counsel of the IRS from 1978 to 1981. From 1982 to 2003 he was in private practice in Orange County, California, until he moved to Denver, Colorado. He retired in 2008.

His professional activities include being the Chair of Employee Benefits Committee of the State Bar of California and being a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Section of Taxation of the ABA, and the Committee on Continuing Professional Education Committee of ALI-ABA.

Kirk authored over 60 articles, including Tax Management Portfolio #362, Securities Law Aspects of Employee Benefit Plans. He was also a respondent in a column in the Los Angeles Times for ten years. He gave over 200 speeches, including presentations before such groups as the U.S.C. Tax Institute, ALI-ABA, PLI, and the American Bar Association. Besides being a Charter Fellow of The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, he was listed in the Best Lawyers in America, and in Whos Who in America Law.