Her functional responsibilities in private practice have included legal representation; contract negotiations; business, tax and estate planning; tax defense and asset protection. She has advised clients in several industries including manufacturing, construction, professional services, retail, alternative healthcare, real estate and oil field service. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients, and her students. She is also an adjunct professor of tax law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, in the LL.M. online program.
Ms. Davis is the proud mother of an Eagle Scout, Vinny, who is a student at Cal Poly University.
LL.M., Thomas Jefferson School of Law - [San Diego, CA] – 2012; graduated Summa Cum Laude
M.B.A., Marketing & Leadership - National University [San Diego, CA] – 2010
J.D., Business – Western Michigan School of Law (Thomas M. Cooley ) [Lansing, MI] - 2008
Undergraduate – University of Oregon & National University [Eugene, OR & San Diego, CA] – 2004
Ms. Hodge is a tax attorney that specializes in advising business owners and their businesses with
tax planning strategies and solutions. Such tax planning solutions include choice of business
entity, structuring business entities, and accurate tax reporting. Ms. Hodge also has experience in
advising clients on the U.S. aspects of international taxation, including minimizing global tax
exposure and efficient repatriation of earnings.
Ms. Hodge has held tax positions in two “Big Four” accounting firms, including a “Big Four”
accounting firm in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She has provided legal tax advice while working in a
tax law firm and has focused on tax treaty issues while working in a premier tax law publishing
company. She also interned with the United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation.
Ms. Hodge obtained her LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in
Washington, DC, her Juris Doctor from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio,
and her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics-Economics from Columbia University in the City of
Michael is a member of the:
- American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA)
- American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
- Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA)
- Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
- The Missouri Bar
In the private sector, herepresented a host of businesses and individuals in tax disputes with the IRS and various state taxing authorities. He has also devoted much of his experience to training other tax practitioners in the areas of IRS practice and procedure, audit defense, tax collection, and bankruptcy.
Outside of the office, Bob spends his time rehabbing properties and providing affordable housing throughout Chicagoland.
University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1993)
University of Illinois at Urbana (B.A., 1990)
United States Tax Court Bar
Illinois Supreme Court Bar
US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar, Northern District of Illinois