About Us

About Us

Ms. Rypins, an Attorney and CPA, is the principal in The Law Offices of Amy Rypins, a boutique law firm specializing in business and estate planning services. Ms. Rypins utilizes her expertise in tax and law, as well as over 25 years of entrepreneurship, to provide business owners and professionals with comprehensive legal services for their businesses as well as, planning and administration of their estate.

Special attention is paid to the often divergent needs of family, individual, and business when creating a plan. Individual goals are carefully dovetailed with the family’s and business’ need for smooth transitions.

Ms. Rypins blends her legal and tax expertise with her compassion, to provide an inviting and comforting environment to work through estate administrations, an already emotional and difficult time. She is dedicated to educating clients in strategic and effective frameworks to avoid family conflict during estate planning meetings and estate administration.

Professional Achievements/Memberships

Founder of QDRO Pros, Inc., a company established in 1996 to streamline the processing of qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) necessary to divide retirement assets in divorce.

Served as member of the California Bar Association editorial board for continuing education on domestic partnership rules.

Chaired North Coastal Discussion Group – California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Member – California Bar Association

Member – San Diego Bar Association

North County Estate Planning Council

Finalist – San Diego Business Journal – Women Who Mean Business Awards

Frequent speaker on estate planning and charitable gift planning issues

Philanthropic Endeavors



Ms. Rypins is from New York and is married to Eric B. Rypins, MD, FACS. They have one married child and the office mascot, Retro, their Shih Tzu.
Eric and Amy first came to California on their honeymoon and loved it so much, moved here in 1982. Michael is a native.