Archive for 'Staff'

Haoshen Zhong

Haoshen Zhong graduated from U.C. Hastings with a J.D. and is waiting for his California Bar license.  Previously, he worked as a patent agent after graduating with a B.S. in chemistry from U.C. Berkeley.  Haoshen enjoys connecting matters spanning multiple countries through U.S. tax laws that are subject to close and fast-reacting administrative oversight.

Debra Rudd

Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Columbia University, and is currently studying for the CPA exam. She enjoys wrangling massive amounts of data into functional and powerful spreadsheets and solving complicated problems down to the last detail. She likes working within the intricacies of cross-border taxation as well as planning for and solving the issues that inevitably arise in the complicated world of international tax.

Elena N. Redko

Elena Redko graduated from UCLA with a degree in Global Studies and Accounting. She was recruited by Ernst & Young during her junior year and started working there as a staff tax accountant shortly after graduation. After a year of contemplating her career choice, Elena stumbled upon Hodgen Law PC and now has been working here happily for the past four years. Elena is a CPA and loves solving the kind of problems that make other CPAs slowly back away. International tax is her passion. It is something that she heavily pursued from her first few days in professional accounting and still thoroughly enjoys every day of her career.

Olivia Park

Olivia graduated from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Political Science. Previously, she worked for two years at a national service and education organization in its LA and DC offices. She now enjoys interacting with people across the nation and world as a part of Hodgen Law PC and is passionate about the written word, whether it be literature or legal document.

Rufus v. Rhoades

Rufus v. Rhoades is in practice in Los Angeles. He is the past Chairman of the Foreign Tax Committee of the Section of Taxation of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and past Chairman of the Section on Taxation of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Mr. Rhoades has written numerous articles on taxation and has lectured at various institutes around the country including the U.S.C. Tax Institute, the N.Y.U. Tax Institute and the Practising Law Institute. In 2005 he received the Joanne M. Garvey Award from the State Bar of California Taxation Section for his substantial lifetime contributions to the field of tax law, and in 1993 he received the Dana Latham Memorial Award from the Los Angeles Section on Taxation for lifetime achievement in the field of tax law.