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Carol C. Mason

Legal Research and Case Development


Carol focuses on legal research and case development as well as handling firm administrative matters. She assists in preparation of briefs and other written submissions. Carol is also extensively involved in the firm’s outreach and marketing activities.


Carol worked for almost ten years as a trial attorney with the IRS District Counsel office in Los Angeles. She represented the IRS in numerous Tax Court trials including issues involving legal questions of first impression, tax fraud and tax accounting issues. After leaving the IRS, Carol has worked on a project basis for the firm assisting other attorneys in complex and high profile state and federal litigation matters.

Professional Affiliations

Carol was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1982. She is currently on inactive status.

Academic Background

Carol received her JD from the University of Iowa in 1982 and her BA in political science and French from Tufts University in 1979.