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.