About LaDonna T. Kienitz

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A natural problem solver with a true desire to help others, Attorney LaDonna T. Kienitz leads the practice that bears her name.

She is an expert in the specialized area of the law that deals with resolving tax controversies and disputes with more than 15 years of experience working for individuals, families and businesses facing action by the IRS (federal), California Franchise Tax Board (FTB),  California Employment Development Department (EDD), and California Board of Equalization (BOE). Ms. Kienitz personally works on every case—seeing all disputes through to resolution—always in a professional, confident, responsive and caring manner.

Attorney LaDonna Kienitz’s experience, combined with a highly logical and strategic approach, has lead to successful outcomes for many clients dealing with tax disputes of all types.

In addition to her work with the firm, Ms. Kienitz currently serves as Adjunct Professor at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Chapman University in Orange County, California.

Ms. Kienitz also served as a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor at the Chapman University School of Law Tax Law Clinic where she advocated on behalf of clients against the IRS.  Earlier in her career, she spent many years working in key positions within municipal governments of California and Illinois, providing leadership, legal advice and budgetary assistance.

Attorney LaDonna Kienitz has been listed in Whos Who in America since 1995 and in Who’s Who in American Law since 2005.

Ms. Kienitz’s Academic Background:

  • Master of Laws, or LL.M, in Taxation degree from the University of San Diego
  • Juris Doctor degree from Western State University College of Law
  • Business Administration degree (M.M.) from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Ms. Kienitz’s Memberships:

  • The Bar of the United States Supreme Court
  • The United States Tax Court
  • The United States District Court
  • The State Bar of California