Finalist

Jason Schingler

Worden Williams APC

Young Attorneys 2010: 3-5 years

Jason Schingler focuses his practice on estate planning, trust administration, probate, tax, business and real estate transactions. Schingler is experienced in planning for individuals, families and businesses. He works with families and individuals in the drafting and implementation of basic and advanced estate planning documents. He works with fiduciaries and beneficiaries to represent their interests in the administration of estates and trusts and he assists his clients with transfer tax (gift, estate and generation-skipping) planning. Additionally, Schingler advises corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, among other entities, in the formation and operation of their businesses.

Schingler completed his undergraduate work at the University of California at Santa Barbara, graduating in 2001 with a B.A. in global studies with an emphasis in economics and politics. In 2005, Schingler received his J.D. degree from California Western School of Law. He proceeded to obtain his LL.M. in taxation from University of San Diego in 2006.

Schingler is licensed to practice law in California and before the U.S. Tax Court. His notable accomplishments from law school include an American Jurisprudence Award in International Taxation, the Miller, Monson, Peshel, Polacek & Hoshaw scholarship for academic excellence in tax courses, and the Graduate Law Merit scholarship from University of San Diego.

Schingler currently serves as chair of the Executive Committee of the Young Tax Lawyers section of the State Bar of California Taxation Section. Additionally, he serves as co-chair of the San Diego Young Tax Lawyers section of the State Bar of California Taxation Section.

Recently, he was chosen to attend the annual California Bar Executive Committee of Taxation’s Washington D.C. delegation to present a paper that he co-authored entitled, “Common Ground...Conservation Easements: Matching Conservation Values to the Public with Tax Benefits to the Donors.” The paper was presented to various agencies throughout Washington, D.C., including the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel and the Treasury Department.

The Daily Transcript congratulates Young Attorneys 2010

This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.

Young Attorneys 2010 Finalists

1-2 years

Erika Anderson

GCR LLP

Robert Bello

Berman & Riedel LLP

Theresa Bowen

Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley LLP

Shawn Cobb

Latham & Watkins

N. Ben Cramer

Mulligan & Banham

Ahmed Diab

Law Offices of Robert A. Stutman P.C.

Dawn Fonseca

Littler Mendelson

Renee Galente

Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire

Eric Ganci

Galente Ganci APC

Andrew Haden

United States Attorney’s Office

Kimberly Kirkpatrick

The Law & Mediation Offices of Garrison Klueck

Araceli Martinez

Law Offices of Araceli Martinez

Kevan McLaughlin

McLaughlin Legal

Mhairi Ransom

Allen Matkins

Geoffrey Spreter

Law Offices of Alex Schack

3-5 years

Cecilia Brennan

GCR LLP

Marissa Dragoo

GCR LLP

Kriste Draper

Children’s Advocacy Institute, USD School of Law

Andrew Gregor

Foley & Lardner LLP

Ben Howard

Neil Dymott

Michael Kinslow

Zalkin Law Firm PC

Maureen Mueller

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP

Justine Phillips

Baker & McKenzie

Puja Sachdev

Law Offices of Julia M. Garwood

Jason Schingler

Worden Williams APC

Daphne Skogen

Herold & Sager

Devin Storey

The Zalkin Law Firm PC

Shawn Tafreshi

San Diego County District Attorney’s Office

Ben Wagner

Mintz Levin

Colleen Warren

Lewis & Warren APLC

6-7 years

Andrew Abrams

Fish & Richardson

Elizabeth Barros

Federal Defenders of San Diego Inc.

Graham Buccigross

Sheppard Mullin

Courtney Bunt

Duane Morris LLP

Ted Fates

Allen Matkins

Bibianne Fell

Fleming & Fell PC

Lara Garner

Fish & Richardson

Jennifer Hansen

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman PC

Jeremiah Moffit

Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP

Ronson Shamoun

RJS Law

Joshua Sonné

Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg and Bagley LLP

Matt Steiner

Morrison & Foerster

Tamera Weisser

Jones Day

David Zachry

Procopio

Bryan Ziegler

County of San Diego

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Nominations Open: September 15
Nominations Close: October 20
Nominees Announced: November 3
Finalists Notified: November 5
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Publication Date: December 15

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Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.