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Lead Attorney: Isai Bismark Cortez, Esq.
Isai, a Los Angeles native, is the lead attorney for Bismark Tax, Inc. Isai’s practice area is concentrated in the area of tax resolution. Isai earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the California State University – Northridge; a Juris Doctor from the Pennsylvania State University – The Dickinson School of Law; and a Masters of Law Degree (L.L.M) from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law.
During law school Isai worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue – Office of Chief Counsel and that is where he found his love for the tax code. Isai knew that the tax system needed improvement and that there was something that he could do to help taxpayers. After graduating from law school, he went on and continued his studies at UCLA School of Law in order to focus more on tax and business law.
Isai wanted to build a company that would be consumer friendly and that would always give consumers what they were paying for, great tax help and full access to their attorney. Isai saw many companies offering tax resolution services, but these companies would limit the attorney time clients received. So that is why Bismark Tax, Inc. always gives their clients access to their attorneys. No gimmicks, just honest help.
Isai enjoys giving back to the community and is involved in many public interest organizations. In Los Angeles, Ca he personally volunteers to help underserved communities by providing legal aid through the Christian Legal Aid Clinic of Los Angeles, which also provides services to Homeboy, Inc. Through a ministry in Los Angeles, Ca he is able to sponsor events where the ministry makes breakfast for women at the Downtown Women’s Center. Other programs:
Game Changers AUM
Game Changers AUM is a program created to help inner-city teenagers learn about getting into college, resume building, interview training and mental health. The program is taught by real professionals, business owners, doctors, lawyers, accountants, psychologists, education professionals and business executives.
Legal Aid Clinic
At Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles (“CLA-LA”), we understand that pursuing “justice for all” is an essential aspect of loving our neighbors. We believe that providing access to basic legal services is a powerful way to offer a hand-up to the most vulnerable in society: veterans, the elderly, homeless families, victims of domestic violence, and refugees.
University of California Los Angeles School of Law
L.L.M. Masters of Law, May 2011
Pennsylvania State University The Dickinson School of Law
Juris Doctor, May 2010
California State University Northridge
B.S. in Business Administration, June 2007
Admitted into the California Bar Association, December 2010
Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, November 2012
Enrolled Agent: Angela Marder EA
Angela Marder was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Angela speaks English and Russian fluently. She went to school at Santa Monica College and then transferred to the University of California in Santa Barbara. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Sociology and a minor in Professional Writing. Angela was working in a small accounting firm, while going to college and that is where she began her passion for accounting and tax work.
Once she graduated from college, she began a job working for a tax firm and she really enjoyed learning about all the different types of tax issues. At that time Angela decided to go back to school for a degree in accounting. Angela got her degree in accounting and started working in a law office in their accounting department. Angela found out about the tax field decided to become an Enrolled Agent, which is the highest credential awarded by the IRS.
Now we welcome Angela to Bismark Tax, Inc. to work with us and help give clients the best service possible.