We have limited our practice to handle only select cases in our field. In this post Covid-19 environment, we can still meet with you via Zoom anytime and exchange delicate documents via a secured portal. We can also meet with you by appointment in person and work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.


We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm has enough associations to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Hector C. Perez, Attorney & Counselor

We Handle Complex Tax Compliance Issues for Tax Debt and Relief, Civil and Criminal Tax Controversies, IRS representation and Select Estate Planning and Probate Matters.
Mr. Perez has a wealth of experience as a former federal prosecutor and former IRS attorney. His main office is at 3020 Old Ranch Parkway, Ste 300, Seal Beach, Ca 90740, but he can represent clients with tax problems anywhere. He also defends people who are accused of tax crimes or who are under Grand Jury or IRS or FTB tax investigation. Though he can represent federal-related clients anywhere in the country, he practices primarily in the Central District of California, which includes Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside federal courts. Federal courts in the Central District.

Mr. Perez is a Former Federal Prosecutor.
Mr. Perez was appointed an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the criminal division in the Central District of California in 1977. When he went into private practice in 1981, he began his practice defending individuals accused of federal crimes and representing individuals and businesses under IRS criminal tax investigations. He has become a skilled negotiator and trial lawyer who consistently gets good results for his clients.

Mr. Perez’s Experience and his Negotiation and Court Skills Serve Clients Well in IRS Representation, Complex Tax Compliance for Tax Debt and Relief, Tax Controversy, Estate Planning and Probate matters.
Mr. Perez joined the IRS Office of Regional Counsel in Los Angeles in 1972. By the time he left IRS Counsel in 1977, he had acquired training and experience in all areas of IRS Representation and tax disputes, including revenue agent examinations, revenue officer collections and tax court litigation. He is also admitted to practice before the US Tax Court. His trial experience permits him to be an effective negotiator, an asset that conserves the client’s time and money. Visit US Tax Court now.

Mr. Perez has Earned his Rating as an Accomplished Attorney.
Mr. Perez has vast experience as a lawyer who handles civil and criminal tax controversies, IRS Representation, and select estate planning and probate matters. His referrals come primarily from other attorneys and accountants. He has earned the respect of his peers and judges in the legal profession. He is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and has received an AV-rating, the highest, from his peers since the year 2000. His main office is out of Seal Beach, California and serves clients Seal Beach, Rossmore, Los Alamitos, Long Beach, Downey, Whittier, El Monte, La Habra, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Laguna Hills, Lake Forrest, Laguna Beach, all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, the Inland Empire, San Antonio, and States of California and Texas. Type Hector C. Perez, Attorney, Seal Beach Ca to get Mr. Perez’ rating info.

Admission Details:

  • 1972, State of Texas
  • 1972, U.S. Tax Court
  • 1974, State of California
  • 1977, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • 1985, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended:

  • University of Texas
  • Class of 1972, J.D.

University Attended:

  • University of Texas
  • Class of 1967, B.B.A

Birth Information:

  • Born in 1945
  • San Antonio, Texas


  • English and Spanish

Associations & Memberships:

  • Los Angeles County (Member, Sections on Trusts and Estates)
  • State Bar of California (Past Member, Executive Committee, Section on Criminal Law)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Taxation)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar College