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Practice areas


  1. Business: 25%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Tax: 25%
  4. Entertainment: 25%

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  • Cheryl Lorraine Hodgson

    Michael Morris is an outstanding tax and entertainment attorney with whom I have collaborated on several matters. We've also been on the Board of the California Copyright Conference together for many years. I highly recommend Michael who is devoted to his clients.


    Cheryl Hodgson Trademark application Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mayer Nazarian

    I have known Michael for many years. He is a diligent advocate for his clients striving to acheive the best results possible. I highly endorse his work.


    Mayer Nazarian Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Valensi Rose PLC

1888 Century Park East, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA, 90067-1715


AZInactive 197804/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2010
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2009
Top 100 Lawyer in Los AngelesLos Angeles Business Journal2009
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Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of MultiState Taxation and IncentivesSongwriters and Music Publishers Continue to Score Tax Breaks2009
California Copyright Conference NewsletterOh Pretty Parody (Look What They Done to Roy's Song)2006
California Copyright Conference NewsletterSongwriters and Publishers Score Tax Breaks in 20062006
Billboard MagazineGood News for Artists2004
California Copyright Conference NewsletterSupreme Court Saves the Mouse2003
Annual Entertainment IssueThe IRS Offers a Road Map to Entertainment Tax Audits1997
The Score, The Society of Composers & LyricistsYour Backstage Pass to the IRS1996
BillboardMusic Biz: Watch Step Among Tax 'Land Mines1993
Music Connection, Vol. XVI, No. 5, 3/2 to 3/15You and the Personal Manager1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of PennsylvaniaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
University of PennsylvaniaN/AMA - Masters1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
California Copyright ConferenceReversions, Estates and Heirs2006
California Copyright ConferenceAnnual Legal Eagles Update2004
California Copyright ConferenceAnnual Legal Eagles Update2003
Oppenheimer & Co.5 Essential Facts You Need to Know to Protect Your Assets and Your Estate2003
California Copyright ConferenceAn Evening with Walter Yetnikoff2003
California Copyright ConferenceA Current Look at Major Label Record Deals and Artists-Owned Labels2002
Emerging Artists 7 Technology in MusicThe Business of Bands2002
Emerging Artists & Technology in MusicThe Many Faces of Production Deals2002
California Copyright Conference PanelAnnual Fall Music Review2001
California Copyright ConferencePart II: Nuts and Bolts: Collecting Money on the Internet Today1999
California Copyright Conference PanelAll That Jazz1998
California Copyright Conference PanelAn Evening with the Three Dons1998
Valensi, Rose & MagaramHighlights of the 1997 Federal Tax Legislation1997
Valensi, Rose & MagaramHow to Benefit From the 1996 Federal Tax Legislation1996
South By Southwest Music Conference Tax PanelMusic Taxes - Select Issues Affecting the Music Business1996
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationEntertainment Important 1040 Issues A Synopsis of the IRS Market Segment Specialization Program Guide1996
Cutting Edge Music Business ConferenceLicensing of Recording Masters1996
Cutting Edge Music Business ConferenceMusic in Films1996
The Senex Educational SeriesHow the Rich and Famous Avoid Taxes...And So Can You1995
Alzheimer's Association, Los Angeles ChapterPeresonal, Tax and Financial Planning Considerations for the Alzheimer Family1995
The Los Angeles Business JournalTaking the Bite Out of the 1993 Tax Act1993