David Ellis, CPA

David Ellis is the managing partner of Ellis & Ellis, CPAs, Inc. located in Pasadena, California.  He has over 30 years of experience in the practice of Divorce, Trust/Estate, and other family tax matters.  He is an advisor in matters pertaining to Trust, Estate, and Corporate Taxation to the Los Angeles County Office of the Public Guardian.  The firm also provides other general tax services and IRS representation.  

He is a frequent writer and speaker on various tax subjects, and has provided continuing education services to The California Society of CPAs, The California Society of Enrolled Agents, and the Professional Fiduciary Association of California. He has also served as a tax advisor to the Office of the County of Los Angeles Legal Council on matters of trust, estate, and corporate taxation in probate litigation. David is also the co-founder of The Women’s Tax Resolution Center, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping low-income women in Los Angeles County resolve tax problems.

David holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Communication Arts and Sciences from the University of Southern California and he completed the classes required to sit for the CPA exam at California State University Los Angeles. While at USC, David was a member of the Trojan Debate team and competed successfully on a national level in the Cross-Examination Debate Association. David graduated Cum Laude and earned a lifetime membership in the Forensic Honor Society.


Mission Statement

Utilizing our many years of expertise to assist our clients in their tax filing and compliance obligations while ensuring they pay no more than they are legally required.