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Brian D. Alexander, managing partner of Alexander & Associates, practices in the areas of taxation, estate planning and litigation. He received a BA in Anthropology from the University of California Santa Barbara and obtained his Juris Doctor from St John’s University School of Law, New York having graduated with the honor of Dean’s List. While in law school, Mr. Alexander interned with the Department of Justice in the Office of Foreign Litigation. After law school, wanting to further expand his educational background, he attended the USD SOL to obtain the post graduate degree of a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in taxation. Mr. Alexander is licensed to practice in the State of California, US District Court and US Tax Court.


Throughout his career Brian D. Alexander has counseled individual clients in carrying out their testamentary intent, as well as preservation of their assets for future generation through properly drafted and funded trust instruments.

In addition, he has maintained a focus in the practice areas of estate administration and litigation, entity formation, and civil litigation. Over the past years Mr. Alexander has defended individuals and businesses before the IRS from the initial stages of an audit though the Appeals process and filing petitions to dispute adverse determinations with the United States Tax Court.


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Practice areas


  1. Tax: 20%
    12 years, 500 cases
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Probate: 20%
    12 years, 250 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Business: 20%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases



Hourly ($350/hour), contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jared A. Roark

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jared Roark Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Stuart L Mellman

    Brian is one of the best tax attorneys in southern California. I endorse this lawyer for any tax, business, and estate planning matter.


    Stuart Mellman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Brian D. Alexander

6165 Greenwich Dr Ste 340
San Diego, CA, 92122-5912


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerAlexander & Associates APC2010 - Present
AttorneyJennings Tax Law2005 - 2010
AttorneyBogart2003 - 2005
Office of Foreign LitigationDepartment Of Justice2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2002 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2003
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California - Santa BarbaraAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Small Business Tax ClinicBusiness Taxation2015
Probate Boot CampPost-Mortem Planning, Trust Administration, and Tax Hurdles2015
Probate Boot CampProbating Estates that Include a Business2015
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Small Business Tax ClinicBusiness Taxation2014
Keller Williams Realty, San DiegoSelf-Directed Real Estate IRAs2014
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Small Business Tax ClinicBusiness Law2013
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Small Business Tax ClinicTax Law2012