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J.D. Southwestern University School of Law
LL.M. Master of Laws – Taxation – Denver University School of Law

ometimes destiny calls.
With his name Rich Gaines, he became a tax attorney and he and his wife had twins born on none other than April 15- Tax Day. That is a tax destiny calling.

Rich attended Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California. From his second year on, Rich knew that navigating the mindfield o tax laws to benefit individuals, families and business owners was his passion.

To further his carerer…

Over the years, Rich has engaged and used some o the most advanced tax strategies and tools to help individuals, families and business owners increase their wealth by saving hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars in taxes.


Rich has spoken to many different groups and organizations including…. He has held one of a kind workshops using innovative game play to foster deep insights into values, beliefs and traditions as well as to bring out a higher sense of awareness into the who, how and when money should be distributed.


Rich served several years as Chairperson of the North San Diego County Bar Tax Section. He also served as a Board of Director of a prominent San Diego Charitable Organization. Throughout his career he has written many articles for the North County Bar Law Magazine, been a sustaining member of that Bar Association and regularly attends monthly meetings.


Rich’s longtime passions are tennis and skiing. He was ranked #1 in the USTA San Diego 4.5 doubles division. He helicopter skied in the Canadian Rockies. He and his wife enjoy traveling and making time to be with their children. Rich has begun scrap booking to preserve the memories of family, trips and good times.

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