Jolene is an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, where she primarily handles bankruptcy tax litigation in the Central District of California. She also serves as the Office’s Criminal Bankruptcy Fraud Referral Coordinator. She is frequently sought-after as a bankruptcy tax expert to present at bar events and to train others, including law students, the IRS, and other federal agencies, as well as chapter 7 trustees, chapter 13 trustees, subchapter V trustees, other AUSAs and private practitioners, on important bankruptcy matters. In addition, she has taught multiple courses on bankruptcy-related matters at the National Advocacy Center. Within her office, she takes an active mentorship role and assists in training the externs in the Tax Division, taking a personal interest in their growth and career development.