Richard Power - Of Counsel


A founding member of Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP, Mr. Power is a tax attorney whose practice focuses on low-income tax credits, real estate, partnerships and tax exempt entities. He is also a national speaker on the low-income housing tax credit. He served as tax attorney for the National Housing Law Project in its nationwide practice specializing in structuring syndications of low-income housing. Mr. Power was vice president-tax counsel and a partner with Lincoln Property Company, a major real estate developer. He continued to develop his tax practice with Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon and as a partner at Marron, Reid & Sheehy prior to founding Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP in 1998.

  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Partnership & Real Estate Committees - Low Income Housing Subcommittee 1998-2014

  • State Bar of California, Taxation & Real Estate Sections (1970-Present)

  • Sebastopol Rotary, President 2009-2010, Founding member, Sebastopol Sunrise Rotary

  • Leadership Santa Rosa Class XXI

  • A Guide to Housing for Low Income People Recovering from Alcohol and Other Drug Problems, 1991 (co-author)

  • "Tax Reform and Low-Income Housing - An Update", Housing Law Bulletin, 1985

  • "The President's Tax Proposal and Low-Income Housing" Housing Law Bulletin, 1985

  • "The Impact of the Tax Reform Act of 1984 on Syndication of Low Income Housing Owned by Non-Profits" Housing Law and Northern California Non-Profit Housing Bulletins, 1984

  • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College (cum laude)

  • Juris Doctor, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California Law Review

  • LLM, Golden Gate University (cum laude)

  • Graduate work in city planning and business administration

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