Alanna Haefner


Your Civil Litigation Attorney in Southern California

Alanna Haefner is an Associate at Hoffman & Forde. Her practice areas include real estate transactions and litigation, civil defense litigation, and tax consulting.

Education and Experience

Alanna Haefner earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Duquesne University in 2019. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University, both awarded in 2015. During her undergraduate years, Ms. Haefner studied international reporting in Hong Kong, interned at local news stations, and worked as a production assistant for an international news bureau in Washington, D.C. While earning her law degree, she returned to Southeast Asia to study in China, and worked as a legal intern for the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and the Innocence Project.

Ms. Haefner's legal career commenced with a robust foundation in tax consulting, where she provided extensive planning and compliance services, as well as multi-state reviews to reduce audit assessments and identify multi-million dollar refund opportunities, for real estate, private equity, and corporate tax clients. She later transitioned to real estate law, where she has represented a diverse group of individual, small, mid-sized and large organizations in complex residential and commercial real estate transactions, general civil litigation and corporate and contractual disputes. Alanna has also consulted clients on various contracts and transactions, providing legal analysis and risk management strategies, prepared formal correspondence and legal documents, and negotiated settlements and agreements. Her experience extends to conducting depositions, mediations, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings, as well as arguing motions in front of various Superior Courts of California.

Bar Admissons

• California

Professional Memberships

• San Diego County Bar Association
• Los Angeles County Bar Association

Additional Information

Before moving to California, Alanna was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is an avid traveler and amateur photographer who enjoys surfing, yoga, and spending time with her two dogs, Kona and Rue. Alanna is dedicated to maintaining a balanced life, combining her professional achievements with personal fulfillment.


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