Tax Attorney in San Diego

Shawn Spaulding

Attorney | Certified Tax Law Specialist | Master of Laws in Taxation

Shawn Spaulding is a Tax Attorney in San Diego that has dedicated his professional career to protecting the rights of taxpayers. After spending several tax seasons working in the legal department of the largest tax preparation company in the United States Shawn went on to pursue his LL.M (Master of Laws Degree) in Taxation at the University Of San Diego School Of Law. While completing the advanced tax program Shawn provided tax resolution services to the under served community through the school’s clinic.

Shawn has accomplished high marks throughout his academic career graduating with honors in both his Bachelors (BSBA) and Juris Doctor (Law Degree) programs. He continued to excel while completing his LL.M (Master of Laws) in Taxation at the highest ranked tax program west of the Mississippi.

Shawn has parlayed his strong academic foundation into becoming a Tax Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Accordingly, Shawn has gone on to defend hundreds of individuals and businesses dealing with Federal and State tax controversies ranging from collection matters to audits. Over the years, Shawn has developed into an experienced tax negotiator, accomplished tax strategist, and ardent student of the law.

Education:  University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M in Taxation; Thomas Jefferson School of Law, JD; Trident University, BSBA.

Specialization: Certified Tax Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Admitted to Practice Law:  California, Texas, US Tax Court. 

Military: US Army Veteran, SSG, OEF

Evan Pillsbury

Evan Pillsbury is an Enrolled Agent authorized by the U.S. Dept. of Treasury to represent taxpayers before the IRS for tax matters including audits, collections, and appeals.  Additionally, he is currently studying to become a California Attorney through the California Bar’s Law Office Study Program. 

Evan is originally from Ohio and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Wright State University in 2013.  In 2015, He joined a firm where he worked for three years, reviewing over 900 cases and advising clients on how to best solve their tax issues before coming to work for Spaulding Legal, APC in the beginning of 2018.

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