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Miranda Bothe

Miranda is Founder of Paris Property Finders, a full service residential and investment property search service in Paris and the surrounding suburbs. Fractional Paris is a division of Paris Property Finders.

Prior to that, Miranda was an attorney with eight years practice experience, primarily in nonprofit advocacy and litigation. Her most recent full time position was as Western States Associate Counsel for the Los Angeles office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a non-profit organization combating bigotry and prejudice through education and advocacy.

Prior to her work at the ADL, Miranda was Vice President of Corporate and Legal Affairs at Catenas, an international network of information technology and consulting companies based in San Francisco.

Miranda received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1996 and her B.A. in Slavic Language and Literature from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992. She relocated to Paris in December 2003, for love, and is happily married.


 

Laura Sanders

Laura Sanders is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Fractional Paris and Paris Property Finders.

Before coming to PPF and Fractional Paris, she was the lead property search consultant at Bonapart Consulting Paris. Previously she worked for The Sunshine Group (now Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group) selling luxury new development apartments from plan. She worked on Ian Schrager's 50 Gramercy Park North at the Gramercy Park Hotel designed by British Architect John Pawson and 4W21st Street where she and her partner sold $60.5 million dollars worth of apartments in under 4 months.

She has also worked at a Manhattan private equity firm and an international think-tank in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a communications degree from the Univeristy of Texas at Austin and spent time in the Masters of Architecture program at Parsons School of Design.

Laura is an American expat. She was born on the East Coast, and raised in Dallas, Texas. She has been married to her French husband since 2005, and is now working hard on becoming a Parisian and expecting their first baby in January 2009.


 

Sam Okoshken

Sam is Fractional Paris' tax and legal counsel for all issues specific to France.

Sam Okoshken, a graduate of Brown University and NYU Law School, also obtained a Masters of Law in Taxation from NYU Law School. As a member of the New York Bar, he spent 2+ years with a medium size New York law firm as their sole tax associate, thereby gaining a broad background in many areas of tax planning.

Sam serves in an Of Counsel capacity to an international law firm (Paris, London, Brussels and Washington), and himself maintains an office in New York, which he visits occasionally to meet with clients. Sam writes in his various specialties, and has had articles published in the International Herald Tribune on the subjects of tax problems of the American expatriate, U.S. tax problems of nonresident aliens, and structuring offshore trusts. He also lectures on a regular basis to groups in Paris on these very same subjects. Sam is a problem solver and looks for the creative solution, but his experience and knowledge of the two tax and legal systems allows him to structure solutions for his clients that are well within the acceptable limits of the law.

 

 

Andy Sirkin of Sirkin Paul Associates

Andy Sirkin is Fractional Paris' legal counsel for all issues specific to the fractional structure.

Sirkin Paul Associates’ has focused on fractional real estate projects since 1985, and has been involved in the creation of more than 5,000 fractional projects throughout the United States and the world. This breadth of experience allows us to draw on a huge library of fractional project documentation as well as extensive knowledge of marketing and registration requirements for virtually any location where a project might be located or potentially marketed. We pride ourselves on our ability to write legal documents in plain English, develop simple and elegant usage and organizational structures, and offer efficient, reliable and cost-effective services for fractional projects ranging in size from a single house or condominium up to hundreds of factional interests. The firm currently has five attorneys spread among our offices in San Francisco California, Evergreen Colorado, and Paris France.

 

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