Bob DeMeter’s practice focuses on business, tax and estate planning. He counsels clients on the formation, capitalization and reorganization of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. He is certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in taxation law. Bob has represented companies of all sizes and from all sectors of the Southern California economy. He provides his clients with innovative corporate and tax savings ideas. He represents clients in tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service, the California Franchise Tax Board, the State Board of Equalization and the Employment Development Department. He also counsels family business owners on estate planning and on successful transitioning of business ownership between generations.
Since 2005, Bob has been named every year a “Southern California Super Lawyer,” representing the top 5% of practicing attorneys in Southern California, as selected by his peers in an extensive nomination and polling process conducted by Law and Politics and published in Los Angeles Magazine.
Before joining Clark & Trevithick, Bob was a shareholder of another prominent Los Angeles-based law firm where he served as co-chair of the business and real estate department. He graduated from the American University Law School in 1974 where he was an editor of the law review. Bob went on to receive a masters of law degree in taxation law from Georgetown University. While at Georgetown, Bob taught legal writing and research and was a graduate editor of The Tax Lawyer.
Bob has served as chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar and its Taxation Law Advisory Commission. He is also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker for professional and trade association organizations on tax, business and employee benefit topics.
Contact Robert F. DeMeter
Robert F. DeMeter is a member of the following C&T Legal Teams:
Bob DeMeter frequently presents continuing education seminars for CPAs and other business professionals. Recent programs have included:
- Tax Litigation Controversies
- Business Succession Buy-Sell Planning
- Practical & Ethical Considerations for Handling Federal Tax Controversies
- Elder Care - The Challenges That Arise As Our Clients Get Older
What participants have said about our seminars:
"Bob is a master. Always gives a great presentation." (7/14/11)
"Excellent and informative presentation." (7/14/11)
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