Richard C. Watson III, Esq

Telephone:  (949) 482-1850
Toll Free:  (888) 597-WTLG
Email:  richard@watsonlawgroup.org

Richard C. Watson III, Esq, LLM (tax), MSFS, CFP, ChFC, CLU, EA, is the founding principal of Watson Tax Law Group, APC, and the former Senior Director of Planning for Wells Fargo’s Business Advisory Group, where he managed a national team of business planning specialists providing advisory services to business owners and entrepreneurs.

Mr. Watson has been a prolific speaker and lecturer on tax and business planning related topics, speaking at national and regional tax and professional conferences, institutes, and law schools across the country.  He was also adjunct faculty at the University of California at Irvine for 8-years and at the American College, teaching tax and business planning courses, and is a National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI) fellow.

 

Mark A. Padilla, Esq

Telephone:  (949) 482-1850
Cell: (562) 452-9250
Email:  mark@watsonlawgroup.org.com

Mark Padilla, Esq, is Of Counsel to Watson Tax Law Group, APC.  Mark has worked in the financial services industry for the past 10 years, allowing him to grow and build upon his knowledge and experience along the way.  In 2008, Mark was inspired to become an estate planning attorney by the early passing of his mother from pancreatic cancer at the age of 58.  He worked during the day and attended law school at night to make his dream come true. Today, he prides himself on providing individualized attention, taking the time to understand his client’s needs and desires, which allows him to construct an estate plan that is both meaningful and effective.  Mark is also an adjunct professor at Pacific Coast University School of Law in Long Beach, CA.

 

Meg Garavaglia

Telephone:  (949) 482-1850
Toll Free:  (888) 597-WTLG
Email:  meg@watsontaxlaw.com

Meg Garavaglia is an Executive Assistant for Watson Tax Law Group, APC.  Meg received a BFA in Communication Design/Advertising from Kutztown University in 1993 and has held varying positions in the legal industry for the past 8 years.  She and her husband, Chris, have been married for 23 years and have two boys, Drew and Matt, who attend The University of the South and Dominion Christian High School.