I'm truly honored to serve as Chair of the Taxation Section
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 9, 2008
Valensi Rose, PLC is pleased to announce that as of September 30, 2008, Wayne R. Johnson became chairperson of the California State Bar Taxation Section's Executive Committee. The Taxation Section is California's only statewide tax bar association and currently has more than 3,000 members. Mr. Johnson's term as chair will continue through September 29, 2009.
"I'm truly honored to serve as Chair of the Taxation Section," said Mr. Johnson. "I believe strongly in the Section's purpose and goals, and look forward to continuing my service to the Taxation Section in the hope that I will make a positive difference for the Section and its members."
"Valensi Rose has a long history of supporting our community," said Arlen Gunner, the firm's managing partner. "We have always encouraged our members and associates to become actively involved in the legal community, from nonprofits to public policy. Wayne's election to the Taxation Section's chairmanship is a symbol of that commitment. We congratulate and applaud him for achieving this accomplishment."
Mr. Johnson earned his law degree, with Distinction, from the University of North Dakota School of Law, and holds a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Johnson also currently serves as an adjunct professor of law at Loyola Law School, where he currently teaches Estate and Gift Taxation. Prior to practicing law, Johnson worked as an accountant with local and national accountancy firms.
Mr. Johnson represents high net-worth clients in planning their business and personal affairs. Law and Politics Magazine and Los Angeles Magazine named Johnson a "Rising Star" among Southern California lawyers in each of 2004, 2005 and 2006. The Rising Star designation is awarded to attorneys who are 40 years of age and under - or have been practicing law for 10 years or less - who have shown themselves to be among the very best young lawyers practicing in Southern California. Mr. Johnson is one of only a hand-full of Southern California tax attorneys to be awarded this distinction.
About Valensi Rose, PLC:
Established in 1952, Valensi Rose, PLC is a full-service business law firm providing its clients with the broad range of legal services needed in a complex business environment. The firm is AV® rated by Martindale Hubbell (its highest rating). The firm's practice areas include: federal, state and international tax planning and litigation; estate planning and probate; civil litigation, family law, real estate; business and corporate law; non-profit law; labor and employment law; and music, entertainment and intellectual property law. For more information please visit http://www.vrmlaw.com.