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J. Dan Olincy, American lawyer. Bar: California 1953, United States District Court (southern district) California 1953, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971; Certified Public Accountant, California.


Olincy, J. Dan was born on November 12, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of George R. and Virginia (Gold) Olincy.


Associate of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1949. Bachelor, Stanford University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1953.


Worked at Olincy & Karpel (Los Angeles, California) specializing in Tax Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust. Admitted to the bar, 1953, California. Certified Public Accountant, California, 1953.

Chairman, Tax Advisory Commission, California Board of Legal Specialization, 1980-1983. Trustee, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, 1985—. Treasurer, University of California, Los Angeles Center on Aging, 1990—.

Member: Westwood Village Bar Association (President, 1975). State Bar of California (Chair, Tax Committee, 1973-1974. V. Judson Klein Award, Tax Section, 1983).

(Certified Specialist, Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization). Olincy & Karpel (founded by George R. Olincy in 1930) specializes in the areas of Taxation Law and Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law. It emphasizes planning (tax and estate), administration (estates, trusts and charitable organizations), and compliance/administrative (estate, gift and income tax returns.

Returns for charitable organizations. And IRS audits).


Trustee Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, San Francisco, since 1985. Managing trustee Andrew Norman Foundation, Los Angeles, since 1982. Member board visitors Stanford University Law School, Palo Alto, California, 1973-1976, 78-84.

Local board directors Beverly Hills (California) Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1985. Board of trustees University of California at Los Angeles Center on Aging, since 1990. First lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1956.

Member California State Bar Association (chair tax section 1972-1973, V. Judson Kleinaward 1983), Westwood Village Bar Association (president 1975), Internal Revenue Service/Western Bar Association Regional Liaison Meeting.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: volleyball.


Married Ruth M. Rigler, March 5, 1959. Ann and Julie (twins).