Attorney Allison Soares in Balboa Park Commitee.

Friends of Balboa Park Announces Newest Addition to Board of Directors

Friends of Balboa Park is pleased to welcome the newest addition to our Board of Directors, Allison Soares. Allison is the COO and Tax Partner at San Diego law firm Vanst Law. She іѕ also аn adjunct рrоfеѕѕоr аt Sаn Diego Stаtе Unіvеrѕіtу, tеасhing tаx prосеdurеѕ, prасtісе аnd ethics at SDSU’s Chаrlеѕ W. Lаmdеn School оf Accountancy. She has been recognized for excellence in her profession by numerous organizations.

“I am thrilled to join the Friends of Balboa Park Board,” Allison says. “My sons have grown up in Balboa Park: going to field trips at the museums, summer camp at the Junior Theater, and live jazz on Wednesday nights at Panama 66. Balboa Park maintains its vibrancy and beauty because of people and organizations like Friends of Balboa Park who are committed to preserving the spirit, character, and sanctity of the park.”

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Allison Soares

Allison Soares, a renowned tax attorney, excels in representing clients before the IRS, FTB, EDD, and CDTFA. With a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a transformative teaching stint in Brazil, Allison’s diverse background enriches her legal expertise. She pursued law at St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, complementing it with an MBA in accounting and forensic accounting. Further honing her skills, she obtained a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law. As an adjunct professor at San Diego State University, Allison imparts her knowledge in tax procedures, practice, and ethics. Her accolades include being named Best of the Bar by the San Diego Business Journal and multiple Super Lawyer recognitions. Committed to community service, she volunteers with Forever Balboa Park and Friends of Balboa Park. Allison’s authoritative contributions in tax law are showcased through her publications and speaking engagements.

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