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Stephanie S. Downer

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Buchalter

California-Southern, USA
    Local Time: Sunday 05:04

Practice Expertise

  • Tax, Benefits and Estate Planning
  • Corporate Law
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Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax, Benefits and Estate Planning
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Profile

Stephanie S. Downer is a member of the Tax, Benefits, & Estate Planning practice group in Buchalter’s San Diego office. She primarily focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, wealth transfer planning, transfer tax minimization, trust administration, and probate law. Ms. Downer regularly advises professionals, families, and business owners in all aspects of estate planning including revocable living trust plans, gift and estate tax planning with irrevocable trusts, charitable gift planning, property tax planning, and trust administration.

Ms. Downer is a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Approximately only five percent of California’s attorneys are certified as specialists by the State Bar of California. Ms. Downer further holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • New York University

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax, Benefits and Estate Planning

Articles

Additional Articles
  • Beware of Proposition 19 Property Tax Increases—Planning Opportunities Still Exist for a Brief Window
  • SECURE Act and CARES Act Impact Retirement Benefits for 2020 and Beyond

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