Firm Overview

Estate planning involves not only the protection of assets, but also individuals who may be vulnerable to both financial and legal proceedings. Cases often combine legal complexities with emotionally charged issues.

Jack Stephens established our San Diego-based law firm to help clients take proactive steps to reduce legal proceedings costs and tax burdens through trusts and estate planning. The drafting of Trusts is not all we do in our legal practice. Family members suffering from disabilities or dementia require an equally dedicated approach in ensuring both safety and financial stability.

Main Office

Main Office
12526 High Bluff Dr Ste 200
San Diego CA 92130

Phone

(858) 792-0909

Fax

(858) 792-0806

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday (9:00AM-5:00PM) & Friday (9:00AM-1:00PM)

Office Manager

Hannah Caskey

Languages Spoken

English

Jack Stephens

Stephens Law Group

Jack E. Stephens J.D., LL.M. has been practicing law in San Diego since 1990, helping thousands of taxpayers reduce taxes and homeowners protect their property with Trust strategies. Born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, Jack Stephens went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/History from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctorate from Baylor University School of Law in Waco, Texas. Jack E. Stephens has become an integral part of the Northern San Diego community by serving as an active church and community member with the Navigators Christian Ministry and by acting as an instructor to the Marine recruits at Camp Pendleton. He is also an avid football fan.

Jack Stephens has been designated as Top Lawyer by San Diego Magazine, Best of the Bar, and Avvo on a consistent basis. He has received annual awards including the AV Preeminent Attorney Rating by Martindell-Hubbell, representing the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. As an active contributor to continuing education in Estate Planning, Jack Stephens has authored and edited quarterly newsletters, pamphlets, and contributed articles to the Continuing Education of the Bar of California. Additionally, he has gained endorsement by Kiplinger’s Retirement Report for his book, Avoiding Tax Traps in Your IRA. Jack Stephens has been an active member of the San Diego Estate Planning Council and also a symposium speaker for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, demonstrating his comprehensive understanding of how Estate Planning and Elder Law are inextricably related. He has also been selected as a local and national speaker to educate other attorneys on his expertise and dedicates time to educating individuals through seminars and e-newsletter called Establishing Trust Together on the changing laws and important issues that could affect all Trustees of Trusts.

Education

Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & History,

Baylor University School of Law | Waco, Texas
Juris Doctorate,

University of San Diego, School of Law | San Diego, California
LL.M. Masters Degree of Law in Taxation,

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