Paul Mccullum Esq.
Attorney at Law
With an extensive business background, he enjoys helping clients come out of bankruptcy with not only a fresh start, but a clear plan going forward. He has a special focus on tax planning for troubled borrowers in and out of the bankruptcy setting. He also works in commercial real estate, including drafting contracts.
Paul has specialized in bankruptcy since he was judicial extern… read more for the Chief Bankruptcy Judge for three terms.
Ogden Law Group
Of Counsel, Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Jun 2015 - Present
The Ogden Law Group is a Santa Monica based Commercial Real Estate firm dedicated to and driven by guiding clients comprehensively through the complex processes of leasing, buying, selling, developing, and financing commercial property.
McCullum Law Office
Principal Attorney; Consumer Bankruptcy and Tax
Jun 2015 - Present
Consumer Bankruptcy - Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, Debt Workouts outside of bk.
Tax Controversy - IRS and FTB issues.
Tax planning - individuals, property transactions, businesses (sales and acquisitions) . Helping clients navigate through and take advantage of the Internal Revenue Code (eg. 1031 like-kind exchanges, Section 338 elections)
Bitcoin advisory & consulting
Public Counsel Bankruptcy Clinic
Mar 2015 - Present
assist pro-se debtors with chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions and case matters at Federal Court.
Zbylut Law Office
Oct 2014 - Present
Tax Controversy (IRS, FTB, Audit, Innocent Spouse Relief, etc.)
Tax preparation (individuals, partnerships, corporations)
Law Offices of David D. Kim
Jan 2014 - Present
United States Bankruptcy Court
Judicial Extern to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, the Honorable Sheri Bluebond
Jan 2011 - May 2015
Judicial Extern for three separate terms: Spring Term 2011, Fall Term 2011, and Spring Term 2015.
Drafted bench memoranda to the judge with analysis and recommendations for various legal issues presented in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy cases.
Public Counsel, Non Profit Tax and Transactions Clinic
Pro Bono volunteer
Jan 2014 - May 2014
Formation of tax exempt non-profit entities
Notably: Dignity & Power Now, a 501(c)(3) for advocating for incarcerated people, and establishing an independent oversight commission to address ongoing police abuse allegations in Los Angeles jails. http://www.endsheriffviolence.org