Jump to Navigation

Ronald F. Hood

Ronald F. Hood

East Falmouth, Massachusetts

Attorney Ronald F. Hood began his legal career with the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service in 1977. Over the course of the next 30 years, Attorney Hood was a trial attorney who litigated cases in several areas of the law. Attorney Hood represented the IRS in tax law litigation before the U.S. Tax Court, where he had more than 40 of his cases go to trial, of which 15 cases are reported Tax Court decisions in tax law. Attorney Hood was Legal Counsel to the IRS Special Agents (Criminal), working in the entire New England area. He advised the Special Agents in all aspects of criminal tax investigations and reviewed their prosecution reports.

In addition, Attorney  Hood represented the IRS in litigation before the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board and in discrimination cases before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He also represented the IRS in labor law litigation before the Federal Labor Relations Authority and before various arbitrators. Attorney Hood had more than 20 of his cases go to trial in these legal forums.

In 1999, Office of Chief Counsel, IRS attorneys joined the National Treasury Employees' Union as a bargaining unit, and Attorney Hood was the Chapter 253 (Boston) Vice President and Steward for the IRS attorneys and staff in the Boston office from 1999 until September 2002.

Attorney Hood retired from the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS in September 2002, after a very successful career as a trial attorney. He opened his law office in December 2002. Since then Attorney Hood has represented clients who have civil and criminal tax issues before the IRS.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Taxation Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1977
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1976
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
    • B.S. - 1972
    • Major: Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • U.S. Army, Intelligence Analyst, Asia and the United States, 1966 - 1969
  • National Treasury Employee Union, Chapter 253, Vice President and Steward For IRS District Counsel Attorneys, 1999 - 2002
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Barnstable County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • IRS, Office of Chief Counsel, Senior Trial Attorney, 1977 - 2002

Ancillary Businesses

  • Income Tax Preparation

Ronald F. Hood
Attorney at Law
15 Joshua Lane
Suite 101
East Falmouth, MA 02536
Phone 508.388.7735
Fax 508.548.2302
E-mail Us | Map & Directions

Mailing Address

Ronald F. Hood
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 546
Mashpee, MA 02649

With an office on The Cape, Ronald F. Hood, Attorney at Law, represents clients throughout Massachusetts including Boston, Southeastern Massachusetts, the South of Boston, Barnstable County, Plymouth County, and Bristol County as well as all the towns on Cape Cod such as Hyannis, Harwich, Falmouth, Brewster, Osterville, Barnstable, Cotuit, Mashpee, Orleans, Dennis, South Yarmouth, Centerville, Buzzards Bay, Provincetown, Wellfleet, and Eastham, and also cities and towns such as New Bedford, Quincy, Brockton, Kingston, and Marshfield.

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.