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David L. Rice, J.D., LL.M.
David Lee Rice, APLC
Phone: (310) 517-8600
Toll Free: (866) 623-6488
2780 Skypark Drive,
Torrance, CA 90505
Mr. Rice has been in private practice since November 1979 as a tax professional. Prior to law school, Mr. Rice worked for the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Rice is the senior and managing partner of the law firm of David Lee Rice, APLC, rated AV by Martindale & Hubbell, and is one of Los Angeles Magazine's Super Lawyers for 2006-2014. Currently, Mr. Rice is in charge of the Tax Program at Cal Poly Pomona. Mr. Rice has taught on the Masters of Taxation Program at California State University at Northridge and Golden Gate University, as well as many courses at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law.
Mr. Rice is a Certified Specialist in Taxation with the State Bar of California and is also a Certified Elder Law Specialist in Elder Law with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Mr. Rice has published numerous articles which have been published in the Tax Developments Journal, Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure, Journal of Taxation, the Estate Planning Journal, Practicing Law Institute, University of Southern California Tax Institute, UCLA Tax Institute, California Tax Lawyer, Los Angeles Lawyer, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, the Daily Journal and Tax Notes. He has drafted numerous papers for presentations to the IRS and Treasury concerning substantive changes to the Tax Code and the Treasury Regulations thereunder and has testified before the IRS, Department of Treasury, House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance Committee. Mr. Rice has also lectured before the Internal Revenue Service, USC Tax Institute, Annual UCLA Tax Institute, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and California Tax Policy Conference, HELP, South Bay Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Loyola Law School, California Society of CPAs, Orange County Society of CPAs, Estate Planning Counsels of Los Angeles, South Bay and San Fernando, Dean Whittier, Jewish Federation Council, Anti-Defamation League, Kaiser Permanente, Miller & Company, California State Bar Educational Institute, Annual California State Bar Meetings, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, COSMA, and before various Elder Care Groups sponsored with the Los Angeles County Bar Association in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Former Chair to the Individual and Family Income Tax Section of the American Bar Association, Former Chair of the State Bar Income Tax Committee, Former Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Committee on Procedure and Litigation, Former Chair of the State Bar Committee on Procedure and Litigation, Former Commissioner and Chair of the Board of Legal Specialization Committee of the State Bar on Taxation, Former Chair of the Tax Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Former Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Tax Section, Planning Committee for the UCLA Tax Institute, Planning Committee for California State University Polytechnic Pomona Tax Institute, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, South Bay Bar Association, South Bay Estate Planning Council, Former Director on the Board of Directors of the Fibromyalgi a Treatment Center, the Wellness Center in Redondo Beach, CA, and Former Trustee of the Board of Trustees of the University of West Los Angeles Law School.