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Stephen Alan Stafford

Stephen Alan Stafford

Practice areas:

Business, Tax

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About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Business: 75%
  2. Tax: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400/hour), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Brown & Streza LLP

40 Pacifica, 15th Floor
Irvine, CA, 92618

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200305/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine - Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine - Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine - Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine - Super Lawyers2009
Excellent Achievement in the study of Real Estate Tax PlanningThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2009
Excellent Achievement in the study of Corporate Tax IIThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2009
Excellent Achievement in the study of Ethics in Tax PracticeThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2008
Excellent Achievement in the study of S. CorporationsThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2008
Excellent Achievement in the study of Partnership TaxThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBrown & Streza LLP2007 - Present
AttorneyGordon & Rees LLP2003 - 2007
Senior Retirement Benefits Consultant and Legal AdministratorGap, Inc.1995 - 2001
Associate Benefits ConsultantCoopers & Lybrand, LLP1993 - 1995

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dana Hills High School Football’s 2013 Honor the Valor Benefit GameCo-Chair2013 - 2013
Orange County Bar Association, Business Law and Tax LawMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2003 - Present
Big C SocietyMember1996 - 1998
Athletes Touch (Professional Networking Community of Former College and Professional Athletes)Team Leader for Orange County ChapterN/A
University of California, Berkeley - Orange County Alumni ClubMemberN/A
St. Edward the Confessor Catholic ChurchParishionerN/A
St. Thomas More Society of Orange CountyMemberN/A
University of California, Berkeley – Orange County Cal Alumni ClubAdvisory BoardN/A
California Football ClubMemberN/A
Coach of youth sports teamsN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
CEB Co-author of “Tax and Accounting Elections” ChapterFinancing and Protecting California Businesses2013
Brown & Streza BlogTax Breaks for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in Small Business Jobs Act of 20102010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawTaxationMaster of Laws (LL.M)2009
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California, BerkeleyPolitical Economies of Industrial SocietiesBachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Harvard Business School Alumni Association of OC and USC Marshall Alumni Association, 27th Annual Business Growth ConferenceBusiness Entity Structures and Buy-Sell Agreements: Get it Right or Pay the Price2011