Arthur Rieman realized at a young age that he had a passion for helping others. This... more
Arthur Rieman realized at a young age that he had a passion for helping others. This devotion led him to pursue an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA where he studied strategic planning and non-profit management. While at the UCLA School of Law, Arthur continued assisting non-profits through pro bono work, and received his J.D. in 1988. During his wide-ranging career, Arthur has served as a ... view profile
Academic Achievements In 2000 Mr. Aparicio received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from... more
Academic Achievements In 2000 Mr. Aparicio received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Claremont McKenna College (CMC) with a Concentration in Business, Public Policy, and Public Law, while serving as Research Fellow for both the prestigious Kravis Leadership and Pacific Researchers Institutes. Mr. Aparicio served as an intern for Senator Dianne Feinstein in Los Angeles and the Senators Chief Ju... view profile
Barbara Bergstein specializes in elder law and estate planning. Her practice... more
Barbara Bergstein specializes in elder law and estate planning. Her practice includes estate and gift taxation planning, asset preservation for government benefits (Medi-Cal), durable powers of attorney and probate, including probate and trust controversy. Ms. Bergstein is frequently consulted regarding the uses and drafting of special needs trusts for families with disabled children. In addit... 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.