Teresa J. Rhyne, is the principal of The Teresa Rhyne Law Group, A
Professional Corporation where her practice focuses on developing
comprehensive and sound estate and charitable tax plans for business
owners, individuals and families—however defined.
Teresa acquired her legal expertise at U.C. Santa Barbara,
where she graduated with a BA and high honors in Law and Society,
and Loyola Law School, where she earned a Doctorate of Law at the age of 23.
Her strong educational background is enhanced by over 20 years in the field of
business and tax law.
Teresa is a frequent presenter at seminars for the general public as well as
instructing other attorneys and professionals on estate planning, charitable planned giving and
family business succession planning.
In addition to her law
practice, Teresa is involved in a wide range of business and
community activities, including:
• The Raincross Club
(President-Elect in 2008),
• Board of directors and two-time
President of Alternatives to Domestic Violence
• Board of
directors of the Riverside Public Library Foundation
Planned Giving Advisory Board
• The Community Foundation Planned
Giving Advisory board
• President of the board of directors of
the Riverside Humane Society Pet Adoption Center, where she has been
an active board member and volunteer for over 19 years and
previously served as host for their “Talk with the Animals” cable TV
• Past Chair of the Professionals Campaign for United
Way of the Inland Valleys (recipient of their Outstanding Volunteer
of the Year Award).
• Past member of the board of directors
for the Resource Center for Non-Profit Management, helping them to
complete a merger with The Volunteer Center.
• Teresa has
served on the Board of Directors of the Riverside County Bar
Association, and has twice been elected as a Chairperson of the
Riverside County Bar Association Tax and Business Section.
YMCA’s Professional Women’s Council
• Past board member of the
Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce and as a chair and long-term
steering committee member of their Leadership Riverside program