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Alexander (Zan) Schindler


Alexander (Zan) Schindler - Attorney at The Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor


  • Bachelor of Science, Political Science, University of Oregon
  • Juris Doctor, Chapman University Fowler School of Law

Admitted to Practice

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar


Alexander “Zan” Schindler first joined the Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor, LLP in 2017 as a law clerk and as an attorney in 2018. He graduated with his Juris Doctor from Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law with an emphasis in Taxation.  He is admitted to practice law in California as a member of the California State Bar.

Zan’s practice focuses on representing both individuals and businesses in court and before the various taxing agencies, such as the as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), the Employment Development Department (EDD), and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA).

Prior to joining the Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor, Zan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert P. Applegate of the Superior Court of California for the County of Los Angeles.  During law school, he was President of the Tax Law Society and was twice awarded with the Tax Law Honors Scholarship.  He also handled tax controversy cases for low income tax payers on a pro bono basis, before the IRS, through the Fowler School of Law’s low-income taxpayer clinic.

Zan currently serves as the co-chair of the California Lawyers Association Young Tax Lawyers Orange County Chapter.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Modification of California Unemployment Insurance Code Section 1755(a) to Provide a Minimum Holding Periods for Surrender of Property Subject to Levy from Financial Institutions, California Lawyers Association Taxation Section Sacramento Delegation, 2019.