Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith, LLP announces that Rebecca Van Loon has joined the firm as a partner.
With a nine-year practice focusing in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate administration and taxation law, Van Loon assists families and individuals with all aspects of estate planning, including wills, trusts, advance health care directives and financial powers of attorney. She also assists clients with estate, gift and property tax planning, including charitable gift planning.
A Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Van Loon’s practice also incorporates international estate planning, as well as the representation of individuals, private professional fiduciaries and corporate trustees as fiduciaries through trust and estate administrations.
“Rebecca is a highly-skilled estate planning attorney with extensive experience and specialized certification,” said Stephen Schreiner, Solomon Ward’s managing partner. “Her addition to Solomon Ward will enhance our firm’s trust and estate planning practice, as well as the level of expertise we provide to our clients.”
Prior to joining Solomon Ward, Van Loon was a shareholder at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek.
Van Loon is a member of the State Bar of California and San Diego County Bar Association’s Trusts & Estates Taxation Sections, as well as the Lawyers Club of San Diego. She also serves on the San Diego Blood Bank Financial Resource Development Committee and is president of Gonzaga University’s Alumni Association.
Van Loon has been named a “Woman of Influence” and a “Top 40 Under 40 “by The Daily Transcript, as a well as a Rising Star in Estate and Probate Law by Super Lawyers.
She received her J.D., cum laude, from Willamette University College of Law, her LL.M in Taxation, magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law and her B.A., cum laude, from Gonzaga University.