Curriculum Vitae

   

DON D. NELSON
Attorney at Law - US International and Expatriate Tax Expert

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & CREDENTIALS 

· Private Legal & Tax Practice -  Dana Point,  Orange County, California, Practice emphasizes expatriate, international and non-resident taxation law and return compliance, international  estate planning,  US and international business law, partnerships, corporations, trusts, contract negotiation, real estate law; U.S. aspects of doing business and owning real estate in Mexico and  US trademark law and trade secrets law (in practice of  tax law for over 32 years).
· PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP- Senior Manager, Tax & Legal Services Department (1999-2001)
· Ernst & Young, LLP – Senior Manager, Estate Planning, Personal Tax Planning and Executive Compensation,  Personal Financial Services (1997 - 1999)
· Tosco Energy Company – Corporate Tax Attorney 
· Ernst & Ernst – Partnership, Corporate, Trust, Estate and Non-profit taxation-Tax Department 
· California State University at Los Angeles – Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation (1974-1982)
●  University of California Los Angeles Extension - Corporate Taxation
· Touche Ross & Co. – Tax Specialist
· US Army – Field Artillery Operations & Intelligence 
                    EDUCATION:
· University of Southern California Law Center – Juris Doctorate in Law 
· San Diego State University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting 
· UCLA – Graduate School of Business Administration 
                    PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
· Attorney at Law – California (1974)
· Certified Public Accountant – California (1975=2015 Retired)
· Real Estate Broker – California (1978)
· Admitted to California Supreme Court, US Tax Court, US District Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
· American Bar Association,  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
· Appeared as tax  and business law expert on radio and television; Authored regular monthly column in national business magazine on business and tax matters; Authored numerous other articles on taxation  and business law in general publications. Lectures on tax law, business law, and asset protection.


                        

Confirm His Identity:  Mr. Nelson's attorney licenses can be  confirmed at the State of California Board of Accountancy Website

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