Education: LL.M. (Masters of Law in Taxation), New York University School of Law (1983); J.D., Duquesne University School of Law (1981); B.A., Occidental College (1978).
Bar admission: Pennsylvania (October 27, 1981); California (October 12, 1983); United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and United States Tax Court.
Practice history: Neumiller and Beardslee (1983-1988); Trainor Robertson (1988-2003); Hanson Bridgett LLP (2003-2009); CVM Law Group, LLP (2009 to 2012); Law Offices of Jack S. Johal (2012 to present).
Professional Affiliations: State and Local Tax Committee; Chairperson, Legislative Committee, State and Local Tax Committee, Vice-Chair and Chair, State Bar Partnership Committee; Chairperson, Property Tax Subcommittee, State and Local Tax Committee; American Bar Association Committee on Trusts and Probate; Sacramento County Bar Association Probate and Real Property Sections; and Monterey County Bar Association.
Awards: Jack was awarded the Five Star Wealth Manager 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Award. In 2015, Jack was named as one of the Top Business/Corporate lawyers in Sacramento by the Sacramento Magazine. He has a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV (preeminent) and an AVVO rating of superb (10.0 out of 10.0).
• Business and Tax. Organization, taxation, and documentation of the formation, restructuring, and dissolution of corporations (profit and non-profits), partnerships (general and limited) and limited liability companies; taxation; mergers and sale and acquisition of businesses; and structuring, documentation, and taxation of real estate transactions.
• Estate Planning and Administration. Preparation of wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts (i.e., children’s trusts, grantor trusts, and dynasty trusts), life insurance trusts, and charitable trusts. Probate includes formal probate proceedings, summary administration proceedings, guardianships and conservatorships proceedings; and trust administration proceedings and litigation; and taxation of estates, trusts, and family wealth transfer.
• Jack serves as a Professional Fiduciary (i.e., conservator)