I came to Bakersfield in 1985 because my wife and I wanted to raise our family in a... more
I came to Bakersfield in 1985 because my wife and I wanted to raise our family in a smaller communitythat shared the same values as we did. Also, I wanted to work in a community large enough to offer a wide range of interesting and challenging legal work. In the years since I came to Bakersfield, I realize that I have been blessed with all that I sought when I came here, and much more. I have h... view profile
I worked on my first project for KDG before I graduated from law school. After... more
I worked on my first project for KDG before I graduated from law school. After graduating from law school in 1999, I went to work at KDG as an attorney and have been with KDG ever since. My practice focuses on corporate transactions, entity formation, tax planning, and advising non-profit corporations and private foundations on organizational and tax matters.
I am part of the transactional group at KDG, and I focus most of my time on... more
I am part of the transactional group at KDG, and I focus most of my time on healthcare law matters. I counsel a wide range of clients, including health care providers, health plans, physician groups, and employers with questions about their employer-sponsored health plans. I am originally from a small town in Nebraska, but I most recently lived and worked in Washington, D.C. prior to moving to ... view profile
A corporation is a formal way to organize your business to gain rights and privileges, and to limit your personal liability. There may be tax and financial advantages to incorporation, but it can also increase your business licensing fees and decrease the amount of personal control you have in running your business. There are many legal consequences to incorporation, so it's a good idea to consult an attorney specializing in corporate law. A corporate attorney also represents shareholders unhappy with the actions of a corporation.