Agustin Ceballos

Mr. Ceballos is an associate in the firm’s Business Department.  His practice focuses on international estate planning, cross‑border tax and corporate matters, advising on tax reporting and compliance, and tax controversy.  Mr. Ceballos is originally from Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, and is fluent in both Spanish and English.


Mr. Ceballos earned his law degree, summa cum laude, in June 2003 from Universidad del Noroeste in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.  In May 2007, he pursued post-graduate studies in Taxation Law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City, Mexico.  In May 2008, Mr. Ceballos then earned his LL.M. in International Taxation, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.

Employment Background

Prior to joining Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, Mr. Ceballos worked as an international tax attorney with the law firm of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP.

Professional Affiliations & Admissions

  • United States Tax Court
  • State Bar of California, International & Taxation Law Sections
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice law in Mexico (2003)
  • Admitted to practice law in California (2013)

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “FATCA & CRS: Practical Considerations,” University of San Diego, Procopio International Tax Institute, October 19, 2016
  • Co-author, “Guidance Needed Regarding Federal Estate Taxation of Exchange Traded Funds Owned by Nonresident Aliens,” State Bar of California, Washington DC Delegation, May 2016
  • Co-presenter, “Withholding Tax,” University of San Diego, Procopio International Tax Institute, October 29, 2014
  • Contributing author, “Mexico’s Proposed Tax Reform:  International and Cross border Highlights,” October 2013
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