The Foreign Service Journal, July-August 2021

86 JULY-AUGUST 2021 | THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS n LEGAL SERVICES ATTORNEY WITH OVER 25 YEARS’ successful experience SPECIALIZING FULL-TIME IN FS GRIEVANCES will more than double your chance of winning: 30% of grievants win before the Grievance Board; 85% of my clients win. Only a private attorney can adequately develop and present your case, including necessary regs, arcane legal doctrines, precedents and rules. Bridget R. Mugane Tel: (301) 596-0175 or (202) 387-4383. Email: Website: EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING FS officers in grievances, performance, promotion and tenure, financial claims, discrimination, security clearance issues, and disciplinary actions. We represent FS officers at all stages of proceedings from investigation to issuance of proposed discipline or initiation of a grievance, through hearing before the FSGB. We provide experienced, timely and knowledgeable advice to employees from junior untenured officers through the Senior FS and often work closely with AFSA. Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch Tel: (202) 331-9260. Email: n REAL ESTATE Homeward bound? It is never too early to start planning for your HST assignment. As a former FSO and full-service Realtor, I will help you find the perfect residence and investment. My unique listing search tool allows “nice to have” features without penalty & “must haves” to search from afar. Contact me to learn how I ensure a seamless transition whether you are buying or selling. ALAN DAVIS, REALTOR Long & Foster 6045 Burke Centre Pkwy. Burke VA 22015 Cell/Text: (571) 229-6821. Email: Website: FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST— Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero Excellent amenities, activities, cultural events in beautiful Southwest Florida. Outstanding home values. Thomas M. Farley, LLC. Retired SFS. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Email: HEADING OUT? HEADING “HOME” TO DC? As an immigrant and Foreign Service spouse, I know what a hassle international moves can be—especially without a GSO or CLO! Whether you are looking to buy, sell or rent, in DC or VA, I can help smooth your transition. For a realtor who understands the unique needs and strains of Foreign Service life, please email me at or text/call 703-967-1796. MarianThompson Compass 3001 Washington Blvd. 400 Arlington VA 22201 Cell/Text: (703) 967-1796. Email: Website: SARASOTA FLORIDA REALTOR Marian Walsh (FSO Spouse) is your real estate guide to retirement living in Sarasota. Marian Walsh, Medway Realty Tel: (941) 483-0803. Email: Website: Ecuador – Penthouse – Lease: 3 bds, 3.5 baths, lg lv/dr/loft, gated community, 24hrs security $2500/m, Quito Ecuador. Email: n TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES IRVING CPA, PLLC. Scott Irving, CPA, has more than 20 years of experience and specializes in Foreign Service family tax preparation and tax planning. Tel: (202) 257-2318. Email: Website: PROFESSIONAL TAX RETURN PREPARATION. Arthur A. Granberg, EA, ATA, ATP, has more than 40 years of experience in public tax practice. Our Associates include EAs & CPAs. Our rate is $150 per hour; most FS returns take just 3-4 hours. Located near Ballston Mall and Metro station. Tax Matters Associates PC 4600 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 414 Arlington VA 22203 Tel: (703) 522-3828. Fax: (703) 522-5726. Email: n TEMPORARY HOUSING CORPORATE APARTMENT SPECIALISTS. We have 25 years of experience serving the Foreign Service community. Sliding scales and TDY per diems are welcome! We offer a variety of locations throughout Virginia, Maryland and DC. Our all-inclusive pricing includes updated furniture, tasteful décor, all houseware items, all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi and an expanded cable package. Tel: (800) 914-2802. Email: Website: DC GUEST APARTMENTS. Not your typical “corporate” apartments— we’re different! Located in Dupont Circle , we designed our apartments as places where we would like to live and work—beautifully furnished and fully equipped (including internet & satellite TV). Most importantly, we understand that occasionally needs change, so we never penalize you if you leave early. You only pay for the nights you stay, even if your plans change at the last minute. We also don’t believe in minimum stays or extra charges like application or cleaning fees. Tel: (202) 536-2500. Email: Website: