Rich Gaines is the owner of Legacy Legal, Inc., a leading business, tax and estate planning firm in North San Diego County. Rich has an advanced degree in tax law and a 30 year career as a tax attorney and advisor. His mission is to expand the way people think and talk about wealth not only in money, but in values, beliefs and traditions. His vision is for everyone to have a legacy that will make them proud.
Rich is a catalyst bringing some of the finest wealth ideas and strategies to business owners and families to help them turn their business into a wealth building vehicle, achieve outstanding results and reach their wealth destination. Through his years of experience Rich has found that most people want more certainty, more structure and more security in their business and their life. Rich is making a difference through his wealth building program providing business, legal and tax ideas, strategies and support to serve the many needs and desires of his clients.
Rich is a published author of three books- The Magic of Money, Business Strengtheners and Generations. He has been on KFMB 760 AM Radio and ESPN Radio as well as a variety of Internet based Television Programs. Over the years, Rich also has written numerous legal and tax articles for the North County Bar of San Diego.
Rich served as chair of the tax section of the San Diego North County Bar Association. He has been a director on boards of various prominent charitable organizations, an educator at the University of Phoenix and chair of the Speaker’s Bureau of San Diego Toastmasters. He also has been a featured speaker throughout San Diego County to a variety of professional and public interest organizations and Toastmaster clubs.
Rich’s passions are tennis and snow skiing. He was ranked number 1 in San Diego County in the men’s 4.5 doubles division and he had the opportunity to helicopter ski in the Canadian Rockies.
Business Mentoring and Tax Planning; Business Formation and structure, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Trust Administration, Business Tax Returns
Business and Tax Planning