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Guest Name
Rich Gaines
Guest Occupation
Speaker, Author, J.D., LL.M. Taxation
Guest Biography

Uncover and discover your hidden treasures of wealth. As an expert in business, tax law and estate planning, Rich Gaines opens up ideas and knowledge you didn’t know about to find your diamonds in the rough. Rich owns Legacy Legal, Inc., a leading business, tax and estate planning law firm in North San Diego County. With 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 helping them increase profits, slash taxes and protect what they have so they can reach their wealth destination. Through his years of experience he has found that most people have a library of knowledge and wealth they want to advance and leave for future generations like a footprint in the sand. Rich makes a difference by combining his Destination Wealth Programs with his traditional law and tax practice to support and 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 and over the years he has written numerous legal and tax articles.

Rich served as chair of the estate planning and tax section of the North San Diego County Bar Association. He has been a director on boards of various prominent charitable organizations, and an educator at the University of Phoenix. 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.