I received my J.D. in 1982 from the University of California at Los Angeles School... more
I received my J.D. in 1982 from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. My practice focuses on the areas of complex business transactions and commercial litigation, including business ownership disputes, business counseling and planning (including estate and tax planning), with an emphasis on real estate, agriculture, construction and health law. I am a former member of the C... 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 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
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.