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John Balian

CSUN Bookstein Low Income Tax Clinic
Contact: 818.776.2000
Law School: Southwestern Univ School of Law
Jurisdiction: California


Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Taxation Law in Los Angeles (California State Bar)
Professional Experience
Faculty Adviser, CSUN Bookstein Low Income Tax Clinic
Provide supervision and technical guidance to IRS-funded Low Income Tax Clinic. Oversee and advise student-clinicians and clinic graduate student-supervisors on IRS audit and tax collection representation matters.
Attorney, Private Practice
Practice focuses on IRS audit and appeals representation; Tax Court representation; and Tax Collection problems resolution. Estate Tax planning and compliance; Wills & Trusts Litigation (in Probate Court and Civil Court); Mediation of Inheritance Disputes; General Business representation and outside General Counsel-type services.
Revenue Agent, Internal Revenue Service
Audited individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts, generally in a search for under-reported income or overstated deductions.
California St Univ NorthridgeUndergraduate Degree
Southwestern Univ School of LawLaw Degree
Professional Activities
Professor of Taxation California State University Northridge 2008-Current
Details: Courses Thought: Undergraduate: Introduction to Federal Tax Procedure; Graduate: Culminating Experience.
Professional Associations
Member, California State Bar


Website: Website


16133 Ventura Blvd., Penthouse Suite
Encino, CA 91436
Telephone: 818.776.2000
Fax: 818.995.8421