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Garth O. Reid

Garth O. Reid

Escondido, California

Practice Areas:

Taxation Law:
       -Certified Tax Specialist in Taxation Law
         by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
       -Estate and Gift Tax Planning
       -Federal and CA State Income Tax Planning (Individuals and Businesses)
       -Federal and CA State Tax Disputes and Controversies
       -California Real Property Tax Issues and Planning

Estate Planning:
       -Preparation of estate planning documents,
         including Revocable Living Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, etc.
       -Estate and Gift Tax Planning

Trust and Estate Administration

Corporate Law, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Partnerships, Business Matters:
       -Formation, Operation and Dissolution of CA Business Entities
       -Business Succession Planning
       -Purchase and Sale Transactions
       -Buy-Sell Agreements
       -General Business Law Matters

Education and Credentials:

-University of Idaho, B.S., Accounting

-California Certified Public Accountant (currently Inactive)

-University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (1975)

-Admitted in 1975, State Bar of California

-Certified Tax Specialist in Taxation Law by
 The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

-Rated “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell
 (highest peer reviewed ranking for professional excellence)

-Listed in “2013 Top Lawyers,” San Diego Magazine (March 2013)

-Admitted to Practice Before:
       -Supreme Court of California
       -United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
       -United States District Court for the Central District of California
       -United States District Court for the Southern District of California
       -United States Tax Court
       -All California Courts

-Credentialed community college instructor:
       -Palomar Community College, San Marcos, Past instructor
        of various courses in tax law, estate planning, corporations
        real estate law and business planning.

-Past Guest Lecturer:
       -University of California at Riverside
       -California State University San Marcos
       -Various bar associations,
        accounting groups and public and private organizations

-Author of Numerous Articles:
        -Various articles in North County Lawyer,
         Bar Association of Northern San Diego County
        -Executive North Magazine


-President-Garth O. Reid, APLC (1980-Present)
-Practiced Public Accounting in San Francisco, CA (1969-1972)
       -“Big 8” Firm
       -Local accounting firm
-Artillery Officer, U.S. Army-Active Duty (1967-1969)

Associations & Memberships:

-State Bar of California
-Bar Association of Northern San Diego County:
       -Past Chairperson of Taxation Section
       -Past Chairperson of Probate and Estate Planning Section
-San Diego County Bar Association
-California State Board of Accountancy (Inactive)
-The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA)
-California Society of Certified Public Accountants
-American Mensa, LTD
-Redwood Terrace:
       -Past Member of Board of Directors
       -Past Chairperson and Member of Board of Trustees of Redwood Foundation
-Alpha Kappa Psi
-Phi Gamma Delta

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Office Location

Reid Law
A Professional Corporation
319 E. 2nd Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: 760-746-6420
Fax: 760-746-2836
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