John O. Kent (Retired)
IRS Special Trial Attorney, Office of District Counsel, Los Angeles, California (1972-1994); Federal Administrative Law Judge, Social Security Administration (1994-2004); Sole Practitioner specializing in Social Security Appeals, Federal Tax Controversies, Arbitration and Mediation (2004-2005).
John Kent is a member of the California Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and the Association of Administrative Law Judges.
J.D., University of San Diego , 1971
National Institute of Trial Attorneys, Advanced Trial Advocacy , 1989
National Judicial College, Mediation for Administrative Law Judges, 2003
Los Angeles County Bar Association/Dispute Resolution Services, Inc., Mediation Certification pursuant to the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act of 1986, 2004
B.A., Kansas University , 1964
U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Federal District Court, Central Judicial District, California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals