Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science Conferred on May 11, 1984; Minor in Business Administration; Graduation with Distinction; Various Academic & Service Awards
Graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree Conferred on May 7, 1984
Admitted to Indiana Bar on June 1, 1984
Admitted to Illinois Bar on November 7, 1984
Member of the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois & the Northern & Southern Districts of Indiana
Member of the American, Illinois, Indiana, Lake, & Porter County Bar Associations
Member of the U.S. Tax Court
LASZLO & POPP, Attorneys at Law, Merrillville, Indiana
Partner, January, 1992-Present. Practice primarily in tax and estate planning
for professionals and business owners, probate and general business law. Representation of individuals and businesses
before the Internal Revenue Service, Audit, Appeals and Federal and State Tax
Representation of individual and businesses in real and
personal property tax appeals before various county Board of Appeals, Indiana
Board of Tax Review and Indiana Tax Court.
Represented Lake County on various industrial tax appeals (US Steel,
Arcelor Mittal and BP) before the Lake
County PTABOA, Indiana Board of Tax Appeals, Indiana Tax Court and Indiana Supreme Court.
HOEPPNER, WAGNER & EVANS, Valparaiso, Indiana
Practice primarily in real estate, corporation, tax and estate planning
for professionals, and probate law.
Representation of individuals before the Internal Revenue Service,
Audit, Appeals and Federal and State Tax Court levels. Also, lead counsel in commercial and
residential real estate tax assessment appeals.
Various corporate sponsored speaking engagements regarding various tax
and estate planning topics. Worked with
Indiana State Tax Board in revising portions of assessment manual.
DEUTSCH, SEEHAUSEN & COMPANY, Munster, Indiana
Tax Consultant, 1986-1990.
Responsibilities included development of comprehensive tax and financial
consulting division. Included development
and review of tax and financial and estate plans for professionals and small
businesses. Establish real estate tax assessment appeals practice. Responsible for computerization of tax
planning and preparation. Also, various
speaking engagements regarding various tax, estate and financial planning
ARTHUR ANDERSON & COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois
Senior Tax Consultant, 1984-1986. Responsibilities included comprehensive tax
services for corporate executives, affluent family groups, closely-held
corporations and financial institutions.
Participation in development of firm “Private Foundation Implementation
Binder.” Also, experienced in the use of
various tax planning and preparation software.
INDIANA SPORTS CHARITIES, President, Board Member and
Executive Committee Member, 1996- 2008. Numerous Awards.
MARCH OF DIMES, Northwest, Indiana, Board of Directors,
1997-2003. National Award Recognition.
AMERICAN RED CROSS, Chairman, Board of Directors,
1998-Present. National Award Recognition.
CROSSROADS REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Board of Directors,
First Chairman of the Board, 2009 -2011.
MERRILLVILLE ROTARY, Board Member, 1995-Present. President-Elect.
MEALS ON WHEELS, Volunteer 2008-Present. Board
of Directors. 2008 - Present.