Executive Team



Founded in 1981 by Neil Leiman, Leiman& Associates has been part of the San Diego community, serving residents from all over the county. We pride ourselves in staying well versed with all the updated tax regulations and tax laws.  With the praise of thousands of loyal clients, Leiman & Associates thrives only on positive client referrals and has successfully grown every year since it was founded.  Through continuing education and training, we offer you sound tax advice whether it be an individual return, small business tax advice, or incorporation services all year round.

  • California Tax Education Counsel (CTEC)/Tax Preparer

  • Small Business Incorporation Specialist

  • Previous Accounting Professor (30 years) at National University, San Diego

  • MBA in Finance, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1976

  • BS in Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1973

Vice President/Tax Preparer

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In 2006, Amanda joined the practice to better accommodate the needs of an ever growing client base. Amanda has quickly developed the skill set necessary to navigate her clients through their financial hurdles.  She is California Tax Education Counsel (CTEC) compliant, and remains up-to-date on all tax laws and regulations.

  • California Tax Education Council (CTEC)/Tax Preparer

  •  Small Business Incorporation Specialist

  • MS National University, 2005

  • BS San Diego State University, 2004

Office Administrator

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In 2012, Gail joined Leiman & Associates as Office Manager after retiring from 20 years of teaching in California.  Her responsibility is to supervise and coordinate overall administrative functions. She also manages all Corporations, LLC's, and Partnership set-up. She has excellent communication, organizational skills and leadership qualities.

  • Corporation Specialist

  • BA Monmouth University

  • MS National University

Tax Preparer/Associate

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Martha has been with Leiman & Associates for the past 5 years. She became  California Tax Education Counsel (CTEC) compliant, since 2011.  She remains current and up-to –date on tax laws and regulations.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • She is California Tax Education Counsel (CTEC) compliant/ Tax Preparer

  • BA in Business Administration

Corporate Document Coordinator

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Cathy brings to Leiman and Associates 20 plus years of Accounting and Legal experience. She prides herself on attention to details and organization. Cathy was raised in Santa Barbara and worked for the County of Santa Barbara in their accounting department. Most recently she has worked as a paralegal for a prestigious law firm.

Receptionist/Office Coordinator