Christina Lael, CPA, JD
Tax Attorney and CPA
Based in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
Hi Christina, can you describe Lael Tax LLC?
I am the CEO and Founder of Lael Tax LLC. I have 2 other staff members who help me.
I aim to provide high quality tax consultancy, support and results for your law firm.
Using my expertise and experience, I am passionate about helping lawyers pay less in taxes to Uncle Sam.
As a JD and CPA, I use advanced tax savings strategies, allowed by the tax codes and blessed by the courts, to save attorneys as much money in taxes as possible.
When did you qualify?
2010 as a Juris Doctor (JD) and 2002 as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
What do you enjoy most about your job?
Saving attorneys money in taxes.
Describe your typical day? Wake up and bedtime times?
I usually wake up around 5 – 5:30am. Work, walk my dog and work out. I work during the day then try to go to the driving range down the street in the evening and go to bed around 9 or 10pm.
What would your clients say about you?
I’m very personable, nice and always find ways to help them.
Do you do any volunteering/pro bono work etc?
Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
What do you consider to be the secret to your success?
Being willing to fail and to learn from my failures and mistakes.
What would you say is the best tool you have at your disposal?
Which key skill is most essential for your success as a lawyer?
Relating to clients and helping them.
Who is the lawyer you most admire and why?
Brian Masterson in Nashville, TN. He is an amazing, brilliant tax lawyer and has taught me so much!
What do you do to keep healthy? What are your habits regarding exercise and nutrition?
I walk a lot, do yoga, lift light weights and play golf.
If you weren’t a lawyer what would you be?
Is there a quote which defines you?
I save lawyers the most amount of taxes while keeping them out of jail.
Which book have you found most influential?
Do you have any political aspirations?
Who do you admire most and why?
My dad. He is always so kind, patient, a great golfer and laughs at all my jokes.
What is the step/change you are most glad you’ve taken in life?
Finishing law school – even when it was tough.
What is the most beautiful/inspiring thing you’ve ever seen?
The ocean sunset.
How do you balance home and family life with your job?
I’m able to work from home and I take walking and golfing breaks.
Thank you very much for your time, Christina.
To find out more about Christina and her work at Lael Tax LLC, visit the Lael Tax LLC website.