ALEXANDER "ZAN" SCHINDLER | ATTORNEY

BIO

Alexander “Zan” Schindler is an attorney with the Orange County, California law firm Brown & Streza LLP. His practice focuses on providing corporate and tax counsel to both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. With a particular emphasis on nonprofit organizations, Zan advises clients through the unique tax, corporate, and legal issues they face. He also works closely with the firm’s estate planning attorneys and client advisors involving business succession and charitable planning transactions to implement structures that accomplish both business and philanthropic goals.

Prior to joining Brown & Streza LLP, Zan worked extensively in tax controversy and litigation, successfully representing both individuals and businesses in the United States Tax Court and administratively before various taxing agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Franchise Tax Board (FTB). 

Zan earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and his Juris Doctor from Chapman University's Fowler School of Law. Zan is admitted to practice law in California as a member of the California State Bar.

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
 

Brown & Streza LLP, Irvine, California: Associate, 2021-Present

Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor LLP, Santa Ana, California

Associate, 2018-2020

Law Clerk, 2017-2018

Los Angeles Superior Court, Burbank, California

Judicial Extern for the Honorable Robert P. Applegate, 2016

Juris Doctor, Chapman University, School of Law, 2018

Bachelor of Science, Political Science and Government, University of Oregon, 2015

PUBLICATIONS
 

California Lawyers Association California Tax Lawyer Magazine, Volume 30, Number 1,               2021

Co-author, Modification of California Unemployment Insurance Code Section 1755(a) to Provide Minimum Holding Periods for Surrender of Property Subject to Levy from Financial Institutions

California Lawyers Association Taxation Section Sacramento Delegation Paper, 2019

Co-author, Modification of California Unemployment Insurance Code Section 1755(a) to Provide Minimum Holding Periods for Surrender of Property Subject to Levy from Financial Institutions

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND | PUBLICATIONS

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Pure Game Board of Directors: Member