University of Pittsburgh

Raymond C. Vogliano

Adjunct Professor of Law

Ray Vogliano has extensive transactional tax experience involving partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. His estate and trust practice includes sophisticated planning, administration and family business counseling on tax minimization strategies and wealth succession issues.



U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Affiliations

Allegheny County Bar Association, Chair of the Headquarters Committee; Taxation Section Council Member and Former President;

Former Treasurer of Allegheny County Bar Association

Pittsburgh Tax Club, Former President

Duquesne University School of Law, attorney-adviser to the Low Income Tax Practicum

Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh

Allegheny County Probate and Trust Section Council Member

Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations – Tax and Probate and Trust Sections

Community Involvement

St. Thomas More Society, President

Richard S. Caliguiri Amyloidosis Research Fund Committee, Secretary

Chartiers Country Club, Treasurer and Board Member

Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, Annual Bishop’s Dinner Host Committee


  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 1992
  • B.S., Waynesburg College, 1979
  • Specialization

    • Represents clients on a wide variety of tax, business, and trust and estate matters;
    • Represents individual and business clients in tax controversies before federal, state and local taxing authorities and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.

    Selected Publications

    • “The 2010 Estate Tax Act,” presented at the Allegheny County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section, April 2011.
    • “Penalty for Failure to Include Reportable Transaction Information with Return; and
      Relief from Joint and Several Liability on Joint Returns,” presented at the Pittsburgh Tax Club, November 2010.
    • “How to Prepare the Fiduciary and Decedent’s Final Lifetime Income Tax Returns,” presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, September 2010.
    • Taxing Times,” presented at Eckert Seamans’ Continuing Legal Education program, August 2009.
    • “The Truth About Probate & Living Trusts in Pennsylvania Clinic,” presented to the Allegheny County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section, June 2009.
    • “Washington Tax Update,” presented at the Association of Fundraising Professionals/Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council 2009 Philanthropy Conference, April 2009.
    • “Advanced Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships in Pennsylvania,” Lorman Educational Services, 2005.
    • Frequent speaker on tax and estate planning topics before professional, civic and charitable organizations.

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    Selected Professional Activities

    Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

    Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America

    Selected for inclusion among Madison’s Who’s Who of Professionals

    Selected for inclusion among Montclair’s Who’s Who Among Law Professionals

    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)

    Fellow, Allegheny County Bar Foundation

    Pittsburgh 2010 Five Star Wealth Managers

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