DeEtte L. Loeffler


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Trust Administration



P: (619) 239-7777
F: (619) 238-8808


  • University of San Diego, LL.M., Taxation, summa cum laude
  • Pepperdine University of Law, J.D. cum laude
  • University of Washington, B.A.
Mailing Address

501 W. Broadway
Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101-3563


Miller, Monson, Peshel, Polacek & Hoshaw (November 2008 - Present)

Ms. Loeffler focuses her practice on estate and tax planning for individuals and family businesses, and trust administration. She provides advice to help individuals minimize various taxes, including income, property, estate, gift and generation skipping transfer taxes. She assists business owners with planning, forming and managing business entities, including S corporations, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Ms. Loeffler’s estate planning services include counseling clients on their estate planning options, preparing documents to meet their individual needs, and assisting trustees, executors and family members to implement estate plans. She provides trust administration and probate services and prepares estate and gift tax returns as needed. Ms. Loeffler also provides advice on charitable giving and prepares related documents.

United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (June 1990 - October 2014)

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP (June 2007 - November 2008)

Newnham, Fitzpatrick, Weston & Brennan, LLP (2005) 

Law Office of DeEtte L. Loeffler (1994)

Gray, Cary, Ames & Frye (1989 - 1994)

Community & Personal Interests 

Ms. Loeffler is involved in Scouting as Crew Advisor for a Venturing Crew, working with teenage boys and girls ages 13-20 to develop good citizens and future leaders through participation in high adventure activities such as backpacking, hiking, and canoeing.

Ms. Loeffler supports charities that benefit children, including Rady Children's Hospital, the Alliance for Children, Save the Children and the San Diego Rescue Mission.  She is also a member of the San Diego Lions Club.