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  • Anaheim Office

    Address

    520 N. Brookhurst Street
    Ste. 106
    Anaheim, California 92801

    Phone

    714-530-0042

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0

    She is very accommodating and helpful.

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    Very professional and exhaustive in efforts to make sure I received the best possible tax refunds.

    — Client

About:

Background:  Ms. Reyes is an immigrant to the United States. She moved with her family from the Philippines to Orange County, California. Shortly after arriving, she moved to Washington, D.C. to work for international groups there. She enrolled and graduated from law school (Juris Doctor) and pursued her Masters Degree in Laws (LL.M.) in Washington, D.C.

After finishing her LL.M., Ms. Reyes moved back to California to work for global firm Deloitte & Touche, LLP as a Tax Associate. She later joined another global firm, Ernst & Young, LLP, as a Senior Tax Attorney. Ms. Reyes had high-profile clients in the high-tech and entertainment industries, including such giants as Broadcom, IHOP, Marie Callender's and Icon Productions.

Ms. Reyes later started her own legal practice as a Federal Tax and Immigration Attorney in Orange County, California, with clients from all over the United States and from countries around the world. 

Specialties: Our cases usually involve health-care professionals seeking Employment-Based Sponsorship and/or Family-based Petitions, Naturalization, or Tax Representation for issues with the federal & state agencies, tax audits,  and filing tax returns. 

Degrees:  Ms. Reyes received countless distinctions for her academic achievements since her early school days. She received her Master of Laws (LL.M) from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., Dean's List. She also graduated Cum Laude from the District of Columbia School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree. Ms. Reyes received the Joseph Rauh Equal Justice Fellowship Award during law school for her law clerkship with the Montgomery County Public Defender's Office in Maryland. She worked as a law clerk for the the Honorable Chief Justice William C. Pryor of the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia. Ms. Reyes graduated with Honors from the prestigious Ateneo De Manila University, a Jesuit-run university opened in 1859 in the Philippines for her Bachelor in Science degree in Legal Management. Ms. Reyes also received several other medals and awards of recognition for her outstanding achievements in high school and elementary school.

Fun: Ms. Reyes enjoys reading, yoga, Zumba classes, cooking ethnic food, hiking, and travelling for fun.

Practice Areas: 

  • Tax
  • Immigration
  • Family/Business Immigration
  • Citizenship
  • Employment Visas
  • Family Visas
  • Labor Certifications
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Returns
  • Tax Liens and Levies
  • Business Taxation
  • Back Taxes

Admitted:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1998
  • Maryland, 1996

Law School:

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. (Master of Laws)
  • District of Columbia School of Law, J.D. (Doctor of Jurisprudence)

Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Hospitals Association
  • California Hospitals Association
  • Certified Registered Tax Return Preparer under CA CTEC.ORG, Travelers bond # 106935206 

Languages:

  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Other translators may be provided as needed.

Agencies and Courts:

U.S. Federal Law Practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Homeland Security Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Labor, State Department/U.S. Embassies in various countries, Immigration Courts, Tax Courts, U.S. Supreme Court