Karla Ortiz

Resolution Paralegal ManagerKarla Ortiz - Resolution Paralegal Manager

After graduating from the University of Illinois with an accounting degree, Karla went directly into tax resolution work and truly found her calling.

Her favorite part of her role is the single moment when a client has a breakthrough in understanding their tax situation. From there, Karla knows she can help them gain control of the financial situation and move on to a better life.

That may sound mundane to some people, but for Karla that is a microcosm of watching her one real-life hero, her dad. He always put others before himself and works hard daily to make the future brighter for everyone he touches. Karla sees her tax work as a reflection of her father’s example.

Outside of work, Karla has two great loves: Traveling to places rich in history and Latin dance. She’s been a competitive dancer since her teens, performing with Dance2Xs any chance she gets.

Academic Background:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign- Champaign, IL
    • Bachelor of Science: Accounting
    • Minor in Spanish
    • Second Minor in English Literature

Professional Memberships/Associations:

  • 2009-2013 Member of Association for Latino Professionals for America

Leadership Roles:

  • 2010-2103 Karla led a student run organization, Dance 2xs Caliente, which was the only Latin Dance group part of the nationwide dance company Dance 2xs. She was able to pass on her knowledge and skill of Latin dance to a diverse group of students as well as maintain the accounts and networking aspects for the organization.

Volunteer Work/Community Involvement:

  • ONE Campaign Volunteer

Direct Dial #: (312) 940-1598

Hear from Our Satisfied Clients

  • The Tax Defenders I really, really appreciate it. I would recommend them to anyone, to anyone.
  • The Tax Defenders I would recommend you to anybody else who needs help with their income tax problems
  • The Tax Defenders I want to thank all of you for everything you’ve done for me. I’m finally clear of this hanging over me for a long, long time.
  • The Tax Defenders It was awesome how they took care of everything and worked with my finances. They were able to resolve 100% of the money owed. I am glad that I called them.
  • The Tax Defenders With one phone call, and in 15 minutes, they clearly explained my options, even though they were not able to help me. Who does that???
  • The Tax Defenders The Tax Defenders handled my case professionally and efficiently
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