Leticia Balcazar (J.D., LL.M.) is a U.S. and International Tax, Business, and Estate Planning attorney with over 20 years of experience in providing comprehensive tax & legal guidance to international investors, primarily in the greater China and Southeast Asian markets. Ms. Balcazar provides business, tax, expatriate and pre-immigration planning, and domestic and cross-border estate and trust planning to individuals and closely held, family-owned, and physician-owned businesses.
Prior to establishing her firm, Ms. Balcazar was the Partner of prominent international attorney Louis Ssutu (retired) at the Law Offices of Louis Ssutu, a Professional Corporation, an international tax and cross-border wealth planning firm in Santa Monica. Prior to partnering with Mr. Ssutu, Ms. Balcazar was a Tax Attorney in the Pasadena and Irvine offices of RSM McGladrey, Inc., specializing in domestic and international income and estate tax, advanced estate planning for high-net-worth foreign individuals, and domestic and international philanthropy. Prior to joining RSM McGladrey, Inc., Ms. Balcazar was an Associate at the Law Firm of Robie & Matthai, a legal defense firm in Los Angeles, where she practiced in the areas of Legal and Accounting Malpractice and Business Litigation. Prior to Robie & Matthai, she was an International Tax Manager with Deloitte in Los Angeles, where she specialized in international income and estate & gift taxation for corporations, pass-through entities, estates, trusts, and high net-worth individuals.