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Jason Jay Galek

Tax Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • Licensed for 18 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Jason

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Practice area

I am certified as a specialist in taxation law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. My practice focuses on tax controversy and planning. I represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, Board of Equalization, all California state courts, all federal district courts, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. I also represent CPAs, accountants and their accounting firms, enrolled agents, and tax payers in tax matters, accounting malpractice defense, and trust and estate litigation and planning matters.

Location

Galek Tax Law
100 Pine Street
Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA, 94111
Galek Tax Law
1024 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA, 95630
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Posted by anonymous | March 13, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Highly responsive and experienced tax specialist
If you are looking for quick and solid answers to your tax questions, don’t look any further. Jason is highly knowledgeable, including international tax matters, strategically thinks how to get the best results for you, and offers all of that for a very reasonable hourly rate. Moreover, he is very kind, easy to talk to, and explains things very well.
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Cost

Rates
  • Pro bono 5 %
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Tax Attorney
  • Galek Tax Law
  • 2023 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Wagner Kirkman Blaine, LLP
  • 2021 - 2022
  • Adjunct Professor (Real Estate Taxation)
  • Golden Gate University School Of Law
  • 2016 - 2020
  • Partner
  • Galek Law
  • 2014 - 2021
  • Senior Tax Associate
  • Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney
  • 2008 - 2014
  • Associate
  • Acuña & Casas, P.C.
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Associate
  • Benedetti & Associates
  • 2005 - 2006
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Education

  • Golden Gate University, School of Law
  • Master of Laws (LLM)
  • 2008
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • 1996

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Knappe v. United States, 713 F.3d 1164 (9th Cir. Cal. 2013)
  • Refund suit partially granted, penalty abatement claim denied.

Associations

  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Taxation Section Executive Committee
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Taxation Section Executive Committee
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2016 - Present
  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Barristers Club of San Francisco Board of Directors
  • Treasurer
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Barristers Club of San Francisco Board of Directors
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Bay Area Young Tax Lawyers, Executive Committe
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Barristers Club of San Francisco
  • Taxation Section Chair
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Barristers Club of San Francisco
  • Taxation Section Vice Chair
  • 2012 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer, Northern California, Taxation
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer, Northern California, Taxation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer, Northern California, Taxation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer, Northern California, Taxation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer, Northern California, Taxation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center
  • 2019
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center
  • 2018
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center
  • 2017
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Justice & Diversity Center
  • 2016
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Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Tax Procedure & Litigation Committee Q1 Meeting
  • Bridging the Gap Between California and Federal Controversy Practice
  • 2017
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Affordable Care Act Penalties and Exemptions, Navigating the Mandate
  • 2015
  • National Association of State Bar Tax Sections 35th Annual Meeting
  • Roundtable Discussion - Professionalism, Pro Bono for Tax Lawyers, State Tax Courts, and Other State Bar Issues
  • 2014
  • GGU MCLE Beat the Clock
  • You Might Be A Tax Return Preparer, If . . .
  • 2014
  • CCCBA Tax Section
  • Removing Tax Penalties Through Reasonable Cause Abatement
  • 2014
  • CNA
  • The Estate Planning Team
  • 2013
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Barristers Club Taxation Section
  • Abatement of Civil Tax Penalties through Reasonable Cause Abatement
  • 2013
  • Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley
  • How to Avoid a Malpractice Claim
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (2)
Endorse Jason
Tax Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Tax Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jason and I have collaborated on several cases. His legal analyses are incredibly thorough. I use his written briefs as an example when training new staff."
Tax Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Jason is a smart, strong, and dedicated advocate for his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
San Francisco Tax Lawyer Jason Jay Galek
Jason Jay Galek
Tax Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 18 years
Virtual consultation available