Jennifer Reardon is an associate attorney at RJS Law. Ms. Reardon focuses her practice on estate planning and tax law. She advises individuals, families, and entrepreneurs on the creation of trusts, wills, advance health care directives, general durable power of attorney, and property agreements. The primary goals of Ms. Reardon’s estate planning strategy are to minimize tax consequences, secure a client’s legacy, and avoid the cost and delay of probate.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Reardon had a successful career as a CPA working in public accounting, private industry, and non-profit organizations, including Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies. Her work included various industries, such as: manufacturing, construction, real estate, healthcare, education, financial institutions, and public broadcasting.
Ms. Reardon received her Juris Doctor and Master of Law in Taxation from University of San Diego, School of Law. During law school, Ms. Reardon was an extern with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel where she reviewed offers in compromise, drafted pre-trial memos, and won a motion for summary judgment in tax court. To round out her tax experience, Ms. Reardon interned at the federal income tax clinic and state sales and use tax clinic where she helped low-income taxpayers with their disputes with the IRS and California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, formerly known as the Board of Equalization. During law school, Ms. Reardon was a member of the University of San Diego Tax Law Society. Ms. Reardon received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Washburn University and a Master of Business Administration from Rockhurst University. Ms. Reardon received her CPA license on September 1, 1999.
Originally from Kansas City, Ms. Reardon moved 17 years ago and now calls San Diego home. Ms. Reardon spends her downtime with her two boys, ages 11 and 13, and her King Charles Cavalier. She also enjoys international travel and discovered her favorite beach in Varadero, Cuba.
Admitted to Practice:
- State Bar of California
- American Bar Association, Section of Taxation
- California Lawyers Association, Sections of Estate Planning and Tax
- California Women Lawyers
- San Diego County Bar Association
- American Institute of CPA’s
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