MORRIS A. NUNES, Esq.
126 Smohalla Court, Waleska, GA 30183
Phone: 770-720-5003/Cell: 703-407-6524/Fax: 815-301-9561
Since 1977: Morris A. Nunes, Atty., P.C.: Attorney. Licensed Georgia, Virginia, Maryland & District of Columbia. Outside General Counsel for privately held businesses, non-profits and trade associations.
1989-2012: Net Worth Inc.: Pres./Founder. Mail order computerized estimates of business value.
2008-2010: Bay Business Advisors, LLC (Business Brokerage): Senior Consultant.
1993-2006: Gentry Title Ins. Company: Owner/Founder of real estate title insurance agency, representing Chicago Title Insurance Company.
1974 to 1977: Potomac Electric Power Company (Public Electric Utility):
1975 to 1976: Manager Financial Regulatory Services.
1974 to 1975: Group Controller, General Services Division.
1972 to 1974: Donatelli & Klein/Donatelli, Rudolph & Schoen, Inc. (Brokerage House):
Controller. Registered Representative. Securities Analyst. Tax Shelter Development.
1970 to 1972: The Sanitary Group (Janitorial Services and Supplies Company): Controller.
1970: Arthur Young & Co., CPA’s: Staff auditor.
U.S. Supreme Court (1981)Virginia Supreme Court (1975)
Virginia Circuit Courts (1975)Georgia Supreme Court (2014)
Maryland Court of Appeals (2009)D.C. Superior Court (1977)
U.S. Ct. Appeals - 4th Cir. (1992)D.C. Court of Appeals (1977)
U.S. Ct. of App. - Fed. Dist. (1983)U.S. Fed. Dist. Ct. for D.C. (1985)
U.S. Fed. Dist. Ct. - E.D. Va. (1977)U.S. Tax Court (1976)
U.S. Bankr. Ct. - E.D. Va. (1977)U.S. Court of Claims (1976)
U.S. Fed. Dist. Ct. - Md. (1990)U.S. Ct. Customs & Pat. App. (1977)
U.S. Court of Military Appeals (1985)U.S. Bankr. Ct. W.D. Va. (1997)
U.S. Trademark Trial & Appl. Bd. (1976) U.S. Bankr. Ct. for D.C. (1985)
Of Counsel to Silverbach Law Group, LLC (Kennesaw, GA) Since 2014
Of Counsel to Law Offices of Jeffrey Danzig, PLLC (Falls Church, Va.) Since 2008
Of Counsel to Lawson, Tarter & Charvet (Arlington, VA.) 2006-2008
Member, Business Advisory Board, John Marshall Bank (Arlington, Va.) Since 2008
Conciliator/Mediator, Fairfax County Circuit Court (Va.) Since 2006
Member, Citizens Advisory Board, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (Laurel, MD) 2009-2012
Member, Medical Malpractice Review Panels appointed through Va. Supreme Ct., 1988 - 2004
Member, Business Advisory Board, James Monroe Bank (Arlington, Va.) 1997 -2005
Supreme Court Hearing Officer, Virginia Supreme Court, adjudicating cases within Virginia State Government under applicable statutes, 1996 – 2001
Commercial Arbitrator, business issues, American Arbitration Assoc., 1983 – 1996
Freelance reviewer for financial publications and computer programs, Since 1981
Expert Witness for financial, tax, business valuation, real estate issues. VA & DC Courts. Since 1976.
Trustee on investment Trusts and Deeds of Trust; Estates Executor, Since 1977
Bankruptcy Trustee, Bankr. Div., Fed. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. - Va., 1977 - 1978
Member, Board of Directors. Sundry client companies & non-profits, 1977 – 2002
Va. Bd. Prof. & Occup. Reg. (Appointed by Governor, 1995 & 1999) 1995-2003; Chair, 1997-2003 (Patrick Henry Award for Government Service – 2001)
Va. Prof. Licensing Education Task Force (Combined State Agencies) 1997-2003
Vocational Educational Advisory Commission, Fairfax County Va. Bd. of Ed. 1982-1986
Fairfax County Transportation Board, 1974-1975
Author: HR7747, Bill to Establish the Federal Municipal Credit Corporation, introduced by Cong. Biaggi (NY) - U.S. Congress, died in Committee, 1975.
Technical Assistance to Senate Finance Committee: Public Law 94-12, "Employee Stock Ownership Plans", Tax Reduction Act of 1975, amending Internal Revenue Code, U.S. Congress.
2001-2013: Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business MBA Program, Adjunct Professor: Law for Managers. Course Design & Instruction.
1992-2012: Catholic University - Columbus School of Law, Adjunct Professor: Agency, Partnership & Fiduciary Law; Land Transactions; Legal Accounting. (Voted "Best Adjunct Professor" 1998-1999).
1999-2003: Georgetown Univ. Law Center, Washington, D.C., Adjunct Professor teaching Agency, Partnership & Fiduciary Law; and Legal Accounting.
2003-2005: Moseley Continuing Education, Lecturer: Agency (Course Author); Corporate Governance; Real Estate Law.
2000: Symposium: Dealmaker or Dealbreaker? - The Business Lawyer's Role As Seen by Non-Lawyers; Georgetown University Law Center (Open to Public); Washington, DC
1997: Recorded Lecturer for The Study Group Bar Review Courses teaching Estate & Probate Law.
1988 - 1997: TEC - The Executive Committee, San Diego, Cal.: Certified Instructor: Business Worth; Financial Strategies; Legal Protection. Seminars around the U.S.
1987 to 1996: Northern Virginia Assoc. of Realtors: Senior Instructor: Legal Issues, Contracts Writing; Taxation. Course Designer & Instructor for all 3 courses.
Fall, 1987: Lifeskills, 13 lectures on adult responsibilities, rights and obligations, Jefferson High School, Annandale, VA.
1977 - 1980: Adult Education Programs, Fairfax County Bd. of Ed.: Business Taxes; Personal Income Taxes.
Since 1975: Frequent speaker/guest lecturer on legal, tax and financial issues to business, professional, community and school groups, both with and without Honoraria.
Since 2014: National Constitution Center (Phila., Pa.), Lecturer, Bar-Approved Continuing Legal Education Webinars, Contingency Drafting & Evaluation
Since 2011: Lawline Inc. (NY, NY), Lecturer: Bar-Approved Continuing Legal Education Webinars: Tax Law Fundamentals; Uniform Trade Secrets Act; Precise Contingencies Drafting; Principles of Agency Law; Minimizing the Attorney’s Risk of Embezzlement and Internal Fraud; Strategies for Negotiating Guarantees; Effective and Efficient Letters of Intent
Symposium: Managers & Regulators: Partners or Adversaries, Georgetown University Web. Also see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gg6RAgB86qY. 2/2012.
Webcasts: IRS Sarbanes-Oxley Initiative for Non-Profits, 4 Part Series on Non-Profit Governance and Ethical requirements, TVworldwide.com. Autumn, 2004.
On-Line Moderator: Legal and Legislative Forum, American Society of Appraisers. 1994-1997.
Television Show: General Counsel, Fairfax Cable Assoc., Fairfax, Va.: Creator, Producer & Host: Weekly talk show featuring lawyers, judges, officials, etc. 41 shows. 1985-87.
Interviewed Guest on legal & financial topics. Washington, DC area television, radio & cable TV shows.
TriviaMaster, Lake Arrowhead Community, Since 2014
Chair – Legal Committee, Lake Arrowhead Property Owners Association, Since 10/13
Pro Bono Counsel, Phi Phi of Sigma Chi (U. of Pa.) Since 2001
Greater Washington Jump$tart (Promoting Financial Literacy) – Vice Chair, 2009-2011
Law Days Speaker (Fairfax County Bar Assoc.) Fairfax County High Schools, 1986-2007
Exhibits Judge, National History Day (National Finals), Since 1999-2005
Science Fair Judge, Fairfax County Public Schools, 2001 – 2002
Georgetown Law Alumni 25th Reunion Committee, 2000
Appellate Judge, Sutherland Cup Moot Court Competition, Catholic University Law School, 1999
Commencement Speaker, Falls Church High School, June, 1993
Arthritis Foundation, Estate Planning & Charitable Giving Committee, 1993-2001
Amer. Society of Appraisers & Amer. Bar Assoc. Joint Education Clinic, 1992
Business-Industry-Education Council, Falls Church Public Schools, 1991-1995
Virginia State Bar, Affiliated Professions Committee; Chair, Subcommittee on Appraisers, 1989-1995
Operation Standby, pro bono assistance to military JAG offices, 1987-1996
Charity Auctioneer, Annandale Cooperative Pre-School. 1986-1987
Moot Court Judge, Georgetown University Law Center. 1983-1991
Pro Bono Counsel: Greenway Downs Cit. Assoc. Inc. of Falls Church, Va. 1980-1990
Univ. Penn Secondary School Committee (No. Va. Chair), 1974-1978
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.: Juris Doctor (J.D.) 1975 Concentrations in Taxation, Business Law and Real Estate.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:Wharton School of Finance: B.S. Econ. 1970. Majors: Finance & Accounting. Dean's List.College of Arts & Sciences: B.A. 1970. Major: Pol. Sci. Minor: U.S. History. Dean's List.[N.B. 2 Baccalaureates in 4 years with 3 Majors and 1 Minor; Penn Alum Office states is a first.]
Continuing Legal Education Courses, Since 1977.
Various Adult Education Courses, since 1994.
Approved Title Attorney for:
Chicago Title Ins. Co.Commonwealth Title Ins. Co. Fidelity Title Ins. Co.
Old Republic Title Ins. Co. Stewart Title Ins. Co. District Realty Title Co.
First American Title Ins. Co. Transamerica Title Ins. Co.Lawyer's Title Ins. Co.
State of Virginia: CRESPA real estate closings certificate & Bond. 1997 - 2006
American Society of Appraisers, Business Valuation Division. 1989 - 1999
Notary Public At Large, Virginia, commissioned by Governor. 1977 – 2004
U.S. Dept. of Defense. Secret Clearance. 1981 – periodically renewed. (For specific client cases.)
Virginia Licensed Title Insurance Agent 1994 -1995
Registered Representative, certified by D.C. & U.S. SEC. 1973
Alpha Literary & Philosophical SocietyAssoc. of Mature American Citizens
Cherokee County (GA) Republican PartyDelta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity
Georgia Republican PartyNational Rifle Association
Nat’l. Fed. Independent Business National Republican Committee
Sigma Chi Fraternity (Lifeloyal Sig) The Tower Club
Am. Bio. Dir. Distinguished LeadershipStrathmore's Who's Who
Dictionary of Int'l. BiographyWest's Directory of Attorneys
Dir. Intellectual Property LawyersWho's Who Among American Inventors
Directory of Litigating Attorneys Who's Who in American Law
Global Directory Who’s Who – Best LawyersWho's Who in the World
Int'l. Who's Who of ProfessionalsWho's Who Among Emerging Leaders
Martindale-Hubbell Directory (AV Rated)Who's Who Executive Nationwide
Martindale-Hubbell Dispute Res. Dir.Who's Who of Executives & Professionals
Men of AchievementWho's Who of Outstanding Americans
Metropolitan Washington Legal RegisterWho's Who In the South & Southwest
Designing Profits (Contracted; Publication Due March, 2016 – Co-Authoring With Andrew Pressman, AIA)
Taylor & Francis (London). Strategic business planning, administration and management for architects, engineers, interior designers and other design specialists.
Basic Legal Forms for Business
Wiley & Sons (NY, 1989). 241 pp.; 2nd Ed. [Softcover w/ Diskette] Wiley & Sons (NY, 1993) 1st ed.
Compendium of commonly used legal forms, with explanations, covering such areas
as business sales, UCC, loans, employment, credit, contracts, leases, releases, etc.
The Right Price for Your Business
Wiley & Sons (NY, 1988). 175 pp.; Repub. Beard Books (Frederick, MD, 2003).
Practical approach to valuation combining financial, economic analysis and securities analysis techniques, with data organization and development formats. Detailed appendices.
Balance Sheet Management: Squeezing Extra Profits and Cash from Your Company
Wiley & Sons (New York) 1987. 288 pp. ; Repub. Beard Books (Frederick, MD, 2003).
Detailed strategic and tactical business financial planning methods and implementation programs for greater operational profitability and enhanced entity value.
Property Maintenance Logbook [co-authored with William Chargar.]
Prentice-Hall, Inc. (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.), 1984. 181 pages (Loose-Leaf).
Handbook/logbook/manual, with detailed explanations, for managing real estate maintenance; targeted toward commercial, multi-family and public-use structures.
Operational Cash Flow Management and Control
Prentice-Hall (Englewd Cliffs, NJ, 1982). 253 pp.
Systems, procedures and techniques for the operational financial management of any business.
ARTICLES & CONTRIBUTIONS
Monthly Legal Advice Column, Business Opportunities Magazine, Since 2/10
“Organizations & Individuals: Conflict & Cooperation” www.ALPSliterary.com, 10/08
“The Best Laid Plans: The Intersection of Leadership and Strategy” www.ALPSliterary.com, 3/07
“How Good Is Your Board’s Information?”, The Corporate Board Magazine, 3/05.
“A Peculiar Hubris” www.ALPSliterary.com, 5/03
“Historic Parallels in Terrorism” www.ALPSliterary.com, 11/01
“Reaffirming the Electoral College in the Wake of Electoral Turmoil”, www.ALPSliterary.com, 2/01
"Squat? Not!", Key Reporter, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Summer, 2000.
"Trademark Rustlers - When The Net Was Young", Agenda, Washington Council of Agencies, 7/00.
“It’s Just a Letter of Intent”, The Director, Natl. Assoc. of Corp. Directors, 4/00.
"Explanation of the Rule-of-78's", www.financial-advise.com/pi09003.htm, Pine Grove Software, 6/98.
“Estate Planning & Probate in Virginia”, www.ALPSliterary.com, 5/98
“Being & Otherness”, www.ALPSliterary.com, 11/96
ARTICLES & CONTRIBUTIONS (Cont.)
"Easements", The Downs, September, 1994.
“Why Lawyers Are That Way”, www.ALPSliterary.com, 6/94
“Deluge: Regulation on the Wrong Track”, www.ALPSliterary.com, 9/93
"Is Your Good Name At Risk?", The Non-Profit Agenda, May/June, 1992.
"A Tale of Three Clients and Their Appreciated Securities", Reach Out, 11/91.
"Home Office Deduction", The Independent, 9/91.
"A Shot In The Dark", Editorial Eye, 4/91.
"What's In A Name?", Small Business Strategies, 3/91.
"Book Review: Business & Legal Forms for Authors", The Editorial Eye, 2/91.
"What's Your Company Worth?$?", Business Magazine (4 regional editions), 2/89.
Named Contributor: Douglas, et al, Closely Held Corporations, W,G&L (NY) 1988.
"Your Child & Your Will", The Fledgling, Winter, 1988.
"Quirks", CWP News, 12/86.
"Book Review: Practical Guide to Writing & Publishing", Editorial Eye, 11/85.
"Intellectual Property Symbols", Editorial Eye, 11/84.
"Mediation Practice Entity Options Grid" included in Book Starting A Mediation Practice, by Childs, Krantz & Crockett, Casamar Pub (MD), 1984.
"Book Review: Media Law", Editorial Eye, 8/84.
"Employee Stock Ownership Plan" (co-author) Public Utilities Fortnightly, 1/20/77.
"The Justified Cost Analysis", American Management Review, 5/76.
"Economic Impacts of LAL", Commercial Construction News, 12/73.
Various Securities Reports, Donatelli, Rudolph & Schoen, 1972-1973.
Various Securities Analysis Reports, Wall Street Transcript, 1968, 1972 & 1973.
U.S. Patent #4,723,674 "Leveled Preserver Storage Device": Extends shelf life of liquids and powders (esp. foods) using special seal for compatible containers.
Board Game: "Angulation": A parlor game for two players.
Published by Hewlett-Packard Corporation for the HP-67/HP-97:
Users' Library Solutions 1977 eds.: Options/Technical Stock Analysis; Butterfly Options; Bull Spread Option Strategy; Convertible Security Analysis; Portfolio Management
HP Users' Catalogue, 1976 & later eds.: Cost of Capital; Cost/Volume/Profit Breakeven; Sales & Profit Planning; Capital to Rate Base Return; Convertible Securities Analysis; Call Option Called; Butterfly Options; Call Option Bull Spread; Utility Rate Formula
Kingston for US Senate (GA), Policy Consulting, GOTV 4/13-7/14
Archer for Cherokee County Commission Chair, Communications Consulting, 11/13-5/14
West for Cherokee County Commissioner, Campaign Worker, 3/14-5/14
Cherokee County Republican Party, Chair By-Laws Committee, Since 8/13
Asst. Treasurer, 11th Cong. District GOP, Since 4/13
Waleska Precinct Chair, Since 2/13
Cherokee County Republican Party County Committee, Since 4/13
Cherokee County Republican Party Premium Member, Since 10/2012
Delegate, Georgia Republican Party Convention, 5/13
Delegate, Cherokee County Republican Party Convention, 3/13
Republican National Committee Member, Since 1992
Northern Virginia Republican Business Forum, 1995 –
Montgomery County, MD GOP, 2007-2012
Fairfax County, VA GOP Long-Range Planning Committee. 2002
Early for Governor (Research - Local Issues) 2001
Woods for State Senate (Va.-34th) (Issues & GOTV) 1999
Issues Staff, Davis for Congress (VA-11th), 1994, 1996 and 1998
Campaign Strategy Committee/Area Manager, Jack Rust for Delegate (Va. – 38th) 1997
Gilmore for Governor (Fairfax County-Local & Business Issues) 1997
Delegate, Fairfax County and 11th District Conventions, 1996
Campaign Strategy Committee and Counsel, Gibson for Delegate (Va. – 35th) 1995
Campaign Staff/Debate Coach, Devolites for Supervisor (Fairfax County), 1995, 1996
Campaign Staff, Berger for Fairfax County Bd. Of Supervisors Chairman, 1994-1995
Local Issues Staff, North for Senate, VA-1994
Delegate, Virginia Republican State, 11th District and Fairfax County Conventions, 1994.
Fairfax County Republican County Committee Member, 1994-2004 (Various Awards)
Precinct Captain, Fairfax County, 1974 - 1976 & 1993 – 1999
Allen Delegate, Republican State (VA) & County (Fairfax) Gubernatorial Conventions 1993
Republican Party of Virginia, 1993 – 2004
Campaign Staff GOTV, Wolf for Congress, VA-10th 1976, 1978
Member: Fairfax County Republican Party. 1976- 2004
Born: 1949Raised: New Haven, Conn.
Widowed & RemarriedChildren: One Son & One Daughter
Citizenship: Native U.S.A. DC Area Resident: 40 Years
Georgia Resident: Since August, 2012