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Mr. Kevan P. McLaughlin Esq., LL.M

Mr. Kevan P. McLaughlin Esq., LL.M

McLaughlin Legal
  • Tax Law, Estate Planning
  • California
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Biography

Kevan P. McLaughlin is an award-winning San Diego tax attorney whose practice focuses on civil and criminal tax litigation and controversies. Kevan defends taxpayers and resolves all types of tax disputes with the IRS, FTB, EDD, U.S. Tax Court, CUIAB, and Department of Justice.

In 2009, Kevan formed a boutique law firm with special emphasis on civil and criminal tax preparation. The firm has since grown, adding estate planning, tax planning, trust administration, and tax preparer and CPA defense practice areas. The firm is dedicated to representing taxpayer in these concentrated practice areas, and today helps individuals and businesses with all types of Federal and California tax issues.

Kevan contributes to the San Diego legal community with leadership roles in legal organizations and publications. Additionally, he shares his expertise with San Diego State University students in the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy as an Adjunct Professor.

Practice Areas
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Tax Court
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Professional Experience
Lecturer
California State University - San Diego State University
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Through a problem-based approach, Ethics in Accounting presents ethical problems facing accountants, and explored various rules of law that are specific to accountants including Circular 230, the AICPA Code of Conduct, relevant provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, the California Business & Professions Code, and more
Firm Founder
McLaughlin Legal
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Education
University of San Diego School of Law
LL.M. | Tax Law
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Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Dean's List: Fall 2005; Fall 2006; Spring 2007; Fall 2007; Spring 2008 Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Constitutional Law II Best Essay/Model Final Answer in Property Law II Paul S. Jordan Award Nominee
Activities: Golden Gate University Law Review, Editorial Board, Executive Articles Editor, 2007 – 2008 Golden Gate University Law Review, Member, 2006 – 2007 Teaching Assistant in Property Law, 2006 – 2007
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University of Colorado - Boulder
B.A. | Economics
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University of Colorado - Boulder
B.A. | Political Science
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Awards
Ones to Watch
Super Lawyers
Ones to Watch
Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
Leaders in Law Finalist
San Diego Business Journal
San Diego's Top Attorneys
SD Metro Magazine
Top 40 under 40
San Diego Daily Transcript
San Diego's Best
Union-Tribune Reader's Poll
San Diego's Best
Union-Tribune Readers Poll
Best of the Bar
San Diego Business Journal
Best of the Bar
San Diego Business Journal
Best of the Bar
San Diego Business Journal
Rising Star of the Month
San Diego Attorney Journal
Outstanding Young Attorney Finalist
San Diego Daily Transcript
Outstanding Young Attorney Nominee
San Diego Daily Transcript
San Diego's Top Attorneys
SD Metro Magazine
San Diego's Top Attorneys
SD Metro Magazine
Outstanding Young Attorney Nominee
San Diego Daily Transcript
Outstanding Young Attorney Finalist
San Diego Daily Transcript
Outstanding Young Attorney Nominee
San Diego Daily Transcript
Professional Associations
California Tax Lawyer
Articles Editor
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California Lawyers Association
Taxation Section Executive Committee & D.C. Delegation Chair
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California Journal of Tax Litigation
Editor-in-Chief
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Tax Procedure & Litigation Committee of the State Bar of California Taxation Section
Executive Committee
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Young Tax Lawyers Committee of the State Bar of California Taxation Section
Executive Committee
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California Journal of Tax Litigation
Editor-in-Chief
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San Diego County Bar Association
Taxation Law Section Co-Chair
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American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Inn
Associate Member
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San Diego Chapter of the Young Tax Lawyers of the California State Bar Tax Section
Secretary
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Most Recent IRS Due Diligence Regulations Under IRC § 6695(g) Continue to Pose Unique Challenges That Could Undermine Its Very Purpose
California Tax Lawyer
Ethical Issues in Advertising for Tax Attorneys
California Tax Lawyer
Balancing Privacy and Efficiency Under Section 7602: What is "Reasonable Notice" and Changing IRS Procedures Related to Third-Party Contacts
Tax Notes Today
Strategies for Compromising Tax Debts: Three Lesser-Known Techniques May Improve Chances of Making a Deal
Journal of Accountancy
Litigation Recoveries and Income Tax Consequences: 1099 Reporting and Withholding Requirements for Legal Aid Services and Their Clients
"On Certiorari to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals:" The Supreme Court's Review of Ninth Circuit Cases During the October 2006 Term
Golden Gate University Law Review
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Main Office
5151 Shoreham Place
Suite 120
San Diego, CA 92122
Toll-Free: (858) 678-0061
Telephone: (858) 678-0061
Cell: (858) 539-5522
Fax: (858) 345-3313
Monday: 9 AM - 5 AM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Virtual appointments are available