Richard A. Block, Esq. is a California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Certified Tax Specialist (emeritus), certified for 45 years. He has dedicated his legal practice to representing the rights of individuals and businesses in tax law.
Background Experience - Mr. Block graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (A.B. Cum Laude), Harvard Law School (Honors Seminar in Taxation of Corporate Reorganizations) and Georgetown Law Center (Master of Laws in Taxation). He clerked for the Honorable Herbert Banks Cohen of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and served four years as an Attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel to the Internal Revenue Service at the National Office in Washington, D.C. Mr. Block has served as an adjunct tax law professor at Golden Gate University and the La Verne School of Law.
Litigation Support - Mr. Block is admitted in California and may practice before all the courts in California, the Federal District Court for the Central District of California, and the United States Supreme Court. He serves as a Tax Expert Witness for attorneys representing a wide range of clientele, including real estate investors, developers, closely-held businesses, limited liability companies, partnerships, limited partnerships, nonprofit organizations, individuals with significant assets, and many others.
Bryan L. Parker, CPA/PFS, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, FCPA, is a Certified Forensic Accountant with over 30 years of experience in his field.
Background - Prior to founding Bryan L. Parker, CPA, LLC, Mr. Parker held the position of CFO at McPherson Oil Company ($300 million + annual revenues) where he was responsible for advising and negotiating banking relationships, acquisition review, acquisition integration, financial reporting, and interaction with external auditors. His experience also includes serving as VP of Mergers & Acquisitions for Citation Corporation (Public Co.) and CFO of TIC United Corp., Dallas, TX ($300 million + revenues).
Mr. Parker has performed business valuations for more than 100 businesses in a variety of industries including manufacturing, trucking, printing, fuel oil distribution, motor/lubricating oil distribution, professional services, restaurants, fast food franchises, metal foundry, metal forge, machining, and plastic injection molding.
Litigation Support - Mr. Parker provides expert witness services to attorneys representing both plaintiff and defendant. He offers Forensic Accounting services, written reports, deposition, and trial testimony as needed.