Taxation Brief is written by attorneys Douglas K. Cook and Steven W. Cook of Cook & Cook PC.
Douglas Cook has been certified as a tax law specialist by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since the inception of such certification in July of 1991. Before entering private practice in 1977 he served as senior trial attorney in the Office of Regional Counsel for the Internal Revenue Servicein the Buffalo, New York and Phoenix, Arizona Districts. He is a member of the State Bars ofArizona and Utah.
Steve Cook handles various types of legal matters for existing and start-up companies. Prior to attending law school at Arizona State University, Steve worked as a web designer/software developer and helped create web-based applications for NASCAR®, Henkel®, and others. During his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University, Steve and two others founded a digital advertising company that received over $1 million in venture capital. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona.