Woodford G. Rowland

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Mr. Rowland is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas


  • Ohio, 1977
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1978
  • California, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990


  • The Ohio State University, J.D., cum laude, 1977
  • University of Cincinnati, B.B.A., 1974


  • Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Associations and memberships

  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Marin County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Taxation; Litigation)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Taxation Section; Executive Committee, 1999-2002; Former Chair, Tax Procedure and Litigation Committee)

Biographical details

  • Certified Public Accountant: Ohio, 1975, California, 1984
  • Adjunct Professor, Federal Tax Procedure, Golden Gate University Graduate Tax Program, 1981-1992
  • Attorney, Chief Counsel Office, Internal Revenue Service, San Francisco, California, 1978-1980

The Law Offices of Woodford G. Rowland serves clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area including Marin County, Napa County, Sonoma County, Contra Costa County, Alameda County, San Mateo County, and the cities of San Rafael, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Belevedere, Corte Madera, Tiburon, Mill Valley, Sausalito, Kentfield, San Anselmo, Fairfax, and Novato.