My family and I enjoy bicycling, hiking, frisbee golf, exploring local history and... more
My family and I enjoy bicycling, hiking, frisbee golf, exploring local history and gardening. We love to try new activities and often have weekend adventures. I am an active member of the Foundation Fighting Blindness and have served on the board of a small opera company in Palo Alto.
I am the Managing Counsel at Jaurigue Law Group. Prior to joining Jaurigue Law Group,... more
I am the Managing Counsel at Jaurigue Law Group. Prior to joining Jaurigue Law Group, I was the senior attorney for over 8 years at the Law Offices of Robert Goldstein, a boutique law firm in San Francisco which specialized in taxation and bankruptcy. I managed over thousands of tax cases and have successfully negotiated the most tax settlements for 7 years. I have significant experience in a... view profile
Bernard (Bernie) Vogel, III is a shareholder CFO of Silicon Valley Law Group and its... more
Bernard (Bernie) Vogel, III is a shareholder CFO of Silicon Valley Law Group and its Chairperson of Corporate Securities Section, handling complex corporate transactions, investment financings, mergers and acquisitions, as well as joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies. His ongoing business and corporate counseling to a variety of entities, ranging from venture capital f... 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.