Scott Porter, CPA

San Francisco CPA for Lawyers

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About Scott Porter, CPA

At Scott Porter, CPA, we're devoted to meeting the accounting and tax needs of law firms in the San Francisco area. Our clients depend on our perfect blend of money-saving tax strategies, practical accounting services, and quality financial advice, all delivered at competitive rates. Whether you’re looking for a full package of outsourced accounting services for an established law firm or are a sole practitioner starting a new practice, we're ready to help you manage your finances.

Law Firm Accounting Services in San Francisco

Our firm extends a free initial consultation to law firms interested in learning more about our tax and accounting services. Call us at 415-769-4353 now to schedule your appointment and find out how we can put our years of experience to work for you.


Scott Porter, CPA

Scott Porter CPAScott specializes in tax planning and wealth strategies for high net worth individuals and business owners. Scott also specializes in real estate accounting, hedge fund administration, and trust and estates.  In a nutshell, Scott’s focus is on minimizing your tax obligations and maximizing your long term wealth while balancing risk.

Scott holds a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from San Francisco State University. He currently holds CPA licenses in both California and Colorado. Scott has been working in public accounting since 1990 and established his own firm in 2001.

An out of the box thinker from the get go, Scott’s approach to taxation and business consulting is solution oriented and highly client focused.  Always looking for the solution that leaves his clients with the most assets, Scott’s tag line is “it’s not what you make, but what you keep that counts!

"It is so important to deliver what’s valuable to the client and I’m always looking for the unique tax advantages in each and every situation”.

Scott has been married to his wife Aliene since 1989, has three grown daughters, and is an avid fly fisherman, outdoorsman, and guitarist.

Barbara Smith, Manager

barbara smithBarbara Smith was born in New York but considers herself a native to Marin County. She graduated from San Rafael high school in 1987 and then received her BS degree in accounting from San Francisco State University in 1992. Barbara has known Scott Porter for close to 27 years. After college graduation, she worked for Scott’s father in his accounting firm, where she met Scott.  Barbara has worked as a staff accountant/office manager for Scott’s father's firm until Scott began his own firm in 2001. She also has been preparing individual, partnership, and corporation returns for over 17 years and has been with Scott Porter Corporation since its inception.

Barbara has an 11 year old daughter, who she enjoys spending all her extra time with playing tennis, walking, and mountain biking.