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Janathan L. Allen

Tax Attorney at San Diego, CA

5.0   2 reviews

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Janathan L. Allen APC provides legal services to corporations, small businesses and individuals.  Our services are customized to meet your individual needs and provide you with the convenience of working not only with a law firm, but with Allen Barron, Inc., a sister firm for all your tax and accounting needs.

Licensed for 27 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1995
Updated 11/30/2022

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Janathan L. Allen
16745 W Bernardo Dr Ste 260
San Diego, CA, 92127-1908


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Posted by Nigel | August 31, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thorough, Honest, Expert - Just What We Were Looking For
We were looking for insight into a new venture, and if we should do it as part of our corporation or set up a new company. Jan gave us more than the simple answer to the question. She helped us to understand the nature of the interactions between the companies involved, tax ramifications of structuring the deal, as well as the most effective and profitable strategy for how we classify associated cost of goods internally. She helped us to understand issues within our accounting systems and how that information would help us to have a deeper and more genuine insight into each step of the process between sales, product fulfillment and billing. The new venture is up and running (well) and we have a stronger insight into how our businesses are performing. We've also reduced our tax bill. If you're looking for someone who is simply going to tell you what you want to hear, this might not be your attorney. If you're looking for the right answer, and expertise that crosses many valuable business disciplines (like we were), then Jan is a perfect fit. Highly recommend.
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Posted by Tim | August 30, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent tax and business planner
Jan and her team provided my wife and me with some very helpful tax and estate planning services and got us on track to obtaining the most advantageous tax position possible on our rental properties.


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AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Janathan L. Allen APC
  • 2003 - Present
  • Partner
  • Allen Barron Inc.
  • 1994 - Present


  • USD School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1997
  • Southwestern University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • University of San Diego
  • MBA
  • 1992
  • University of Montana-Missoula
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1975
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  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in San Diego
  • San Diego Magazine
  • 2015
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Speaking Engagements

  • San Diego Women's Week
  • International Law, Accounting, Finance
  • 2015
  • National Business Institute
  • Tax Law
  • 2013
  • Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important
  • Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important
  • 2011
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Estate and Tax Planning
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

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Trusts Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Ms. Allen with highest recommendations. Ms. Allen and her firm are exceptional counsel and advocates in Trusts and Estates as well as tax law. You are in good hands with Allen Barron."
Tax Attorney | Feb 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I and our firm have worked with Jan Allen for a number of years on complex transactions. She is, and has been, our go to person when our clients have a complex domestic or international tax issue. Jan is smart; sophisticated and always has extremely helpful suggestions for us and our clients."
Tax Attorney | Nov 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Allen is very knowledgeable, thorough and also a kind person!"
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San Diego Tax Lawyer Janathan L. Allen
Janathan L. Allen
Tax Attorney
San Diego, CA
Licensed for 27 years