|Description||Attorney Star Q. Lopez focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and business formations, services which are enhanced by her background in international law and tax law.
Star brings years of elite law firm and government experience to the firm. After graduating from UCLA School of Law in 2007, Star began her career as a real estate associate in the Costa Mesa office of Rutan & Tucker, LLP, where she worked on a variety of business matters, including drafting agreements for a Fortune 500 company. She followed her corporate legal experience with nearly 6 years in patriotic public service, serving as a Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force, where she attained the rank of Captain and was awarded a Joint Service Commendation Medal in 2013.
As a Judge Advocate, Star took on a wide variety of important responsibilities, including an in-house counsel role and acting as a Policy Advisor (Embed) on Rule of Law to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. It was also in her role as a JAG attorney that she prepared wills for enlisted and retired Air Force personnel, learning the ins-and-outs of estate planning for individuals under a variety of state laws.
Star handled several criminal trials and administrative board hearings on behalf of the United States Air Force and was designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, prosecuting cases in federal district court. As an ex-federal criminal prosecutor, clients of Layton & Lopez Tax Attorneys, LLP, benefit from her insights into governments investigations and prosecutions and her experience handling all aspects of criminal trials.
While finishing her graduate tax degree, Star externed for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.
27758 Santa Margarita Pkwy, #572
United States of America
|Practice areas||Business and Industry Law, Employment Law, Tax Law|
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|Added||03/19/18 (Edited 12/01/18)|