About Us

Your Southern California Attorney Office – GQ LAW

Meet GQ LAW, your Estate Planning, Tax, and Small Business law firm.

Gary A. Quackenbush, Attorney

Gary Quackenbush

Gary Quackenbush is a San Diego attorney, member of the California and Colorado State Bar Associations, the Past-President of the California Society of Tax Consultants, and President and founder of GQ LAW. He is admitted to practice in all courts in the State of California, Federal District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California, all courts in the State of Colorado, Federal District Court for the District of Colorado, and the United States Tax Court.

Gary is the host of a radio show called “The Word on Wealth – with Gary Quackenbush” weekdays at 2pm on KCBQ AM 1170 & FM 96.1 & TheAnswerSanDiego.com Also weekdays at 2pm on KPRZ AM 1210 & 106.1 & www.KPRZ.com

He has been invited to speak at engagements for accountants, attorneys, tax professionals, financial planners, and civic and church groups.

Gary received his B.S. from Brigham Young University in 1984 and his J.D. from California Western School of Law in 1988. Gary and his wife Cheryl’s growing family consists of four children, their spouses, and twelve grandchildren. Outside of the office you will find Gary spending time with Cheryl and their family, traveling, water skiing, boating, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and camping.

Richard Mathurin II, Attorney

Rich Mathurin II

GQ LAW is pleased to have Richard A. Mathurin II as a member of its professional team. Since graduating cum Laude from The University of Notre Dame and UCLA School of Law, Rich has enjoyed an exciting and diversified career in the practice of law. In his early career, he assisted several energy companies all over the world in the development and funding of major wind energy and other green technology projects. Following an assignment by his firm to their Far East offices in Tokyo and Singapore, Rich represented global corporations such as Hitachi, UPS, and Fuji-Xerox in major commercial transactions. More recently, Rich returned to his native San Diego to care for an ill family member and work in the local community.

Rich leads the GQ LAW Tax Legal department helping clients get in compliance with complex tax laws and manage their personal and business finances.

When he is not working servicing his valued clients, Rich is an ardent golfer and enjoys rooting for his favorite Boston sports teams.

Lorena LeRoy Ortega, Paralegal

Lorena Leroy Ortega

Lorena joined the GQ LAW team after acquiring intense training and experience in all aspects of Estate Planning and Trust and Estate Administration. Her Business degree comes in handy as she help clients navigate the complexities of the Trust Administration and estate distribution process.

She serves our clients as the lead on our Estate Services Team. The Estate Services team provides Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Probate representation.

When she is not at the office, Lorena enjoys spending time with her husband George, their 2 dogs Elaine and Bentley, and exploring all there is to do in San Diego.

Jana Miller, Legal Secretary

Jana Miller

Jana is the heart and soul of our Estate Planning and Trust Administration department.
Jana loves people! Going above and beyond to help clients is her primary goal. She’s excited about being on the GQ Law team and looks forward to taking care of every client with a smile on her face.

Cheryl Quackenbush, Client Services Director

Cheryl Quackenbush

Cheryl is our marketing, promotions, and client services guru. Her positivity and organizational skills are an essential asset to the team.

Outside of the office Cheryl is known as “the traveling Grandma” spending much of her time traveling to visit or preparing for visits from her 4 adult children and 12 grandchildren who live in various parts of the country. She also enjoys walking on the beach with Gary, music, reading, and gardening.

Bree Christensen, Office Support

Bree Christensen

Bree is our behind the scenes team member. She manages our staffing and hiring needs and also designs our marketing materials. Her diverse professional background and pride in GQ Law make her an essential part of our team.

Bree enjoys going to the beach, reading, and exploring local attractions with her husband Clint and their 3 wonderful children.




GQ Law – A Financial Solutions Law Office