Selwyn D. Whitehead Esq. [JD, LLM Tax Law, LLM IP Law, California Bar Bankruptcy Law Certified Specialist] is a San Francisco Bay Area bankruptcy and tax attorney whose practice focuses on helping her clients manage their wealth through effective estate and tax planning and/or manage their debt through debt restructuring or bankruptcy. Selwyn also helps her clients facing foreclosure and represents clients with emotionally and financially “taxing” issues before the Franchise Tax Board, the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court.
Selwyn also produces and hosts her weekly talk show, SELWYN’S LAW, which discusses the law as related to consumer and small business finance airing Saturday mornings at 10:00 AM on the Christian Radio Station KFAX, located at AM 1100, whose broadcast footprint includes the San Francisco Bay Area and nationwide on the Internet. And beginning in April 2020, Selwyn expanded the reach of SELWYN’S LAW when her show was picked up by World-Wide Christian Radio, WWCR, which rebroadcasts her shows world-wide over short-wave on Friday afternoons.
Prior to going into private practice, Selwyn managed a group of attorneys and paraprofessionals in Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company’s Claims Department, where she was responsible for auditing the claims and case handling practices, performance, fees, and expenses of outside defence counsel.
Before joining Fireman’s Fund, Selwyn spent the preceding 17 years as a financial services industry consumer advocate. She held leadership positions at the Law Offices of Public Advocates and The Greenlining Coalition, focusing on banking and insurance public policy issues; was a consumer representative to the California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan, the California automobile insurer of last result; and, founded the non-profit Economic Empowerment Foundation, whose mission was to educate urban center dwellers, small business owners, and women about their rights and responsibilities as financial services industry consumers, while advocating on their behalf before regulatory and governmental bodies, including the Untied States Congress the California Legislature and the National Association of Insurance Commissions.
Protect your assets with the help of the legal attorney services of Selwyn Whitehead in Oakland, California. I’m a Bay Area attorney whose practice focuses on helping my clients manage their wealth through effective estate and tax planning and/or manage their debt through debt restructuring or bankruptcy. I produce and host a radio talk show about bankruptcy, taxation, trust and estates and real estate law called “Selwyn’s Law” that airs on KDIA and KDYA on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
I can help clients facing foreclosure, vehicle repossession or the burden of taces or unsecured debts. Get the help you need when dealing with the IRS, or when you need a thoughtful estate plan. Before going into private practice, I managed a group of attorneys and paraprofessionals in Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company’s Claims Department, where I was responsible for auditing the claims and case handling practices, performance, fees, and expenses of outside defense counsel.