Meet the Teams

Janathan L. Allen
Esq., Partner in Allen Barron, Inc. and Senior Partner at Janathan L. Allen, APC

A Montana native, Ms. Allen brings international tax, accounting and finance knowledge to Allen Barron, Inc., and law expertise to Janathan L. Allen, APC. Allen has worked with a diverse group of businesses, advising clients in legal, financial and tax arenas.

Beginning her career in the public accounting arena, she moved into the private sector as tax director for a biotech firm, Hybritech, Inc. She progressed to controller and CFO/Legal Counsel positions for a number of San Diego companies before becoming a partner in Allen Barron, Inc., and founding Janathan L. Allen, APC.

She has led seminars throughout California on tax-advantaged corporate structures and tax minimization, and appeared as a panelist for Tech Coast Venture Network in a roundtable discussion for venture capital and angel financing.


B.S. Accounting, University of Montana
MBA International Finance, University of San Diego
J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles
LLM Masters of Law in Taxation, USD School of Law

Richard C. Barron

Richard Barron, whose roots are in nuclear science, is dedicated to assisting companies achieve new directions of growth and profitability.

Barron’s career began in his native England as a junior scientist for a U.K. government research department, studying the technical functionality of nuclear particle accelerators. After immigrating to Canada, he became a member of the Bell Northern Research team that developed and implemented advanced digital telephone switching systems.

In 1979, he began his climb to the top of executive management starting as Director of Manufacturing Operations for Northern Telecom. His corporate career reached its apex during tenure as President/CEO of numerous technology companies including General DataComm; Telenex Corporation, Inc.; Bourns Electronics; and Valor Electronics (a publicly held company with over $120 million in revenues) before becoming a partner in Allen Barron, Inc.


Aaron Behar
Legal Intern

Aaron Behar is a legal intern at Janathan L. Allen, APC.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Behar worked as a summer law clerk at Rimon Law, where he worked on corporate and real estate matters including: lease agreements, land purchase agreements, cross border transactions and entity formation. Mr. Behar was a law clerk in the Tax Section of the United States Attorneys Office (N.D. Cal.) where he worked on complex tax litigation matters, and an international tax law intern at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch LLP. Mr. Behar holds a B.A. in economics and a minor in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University and a J.D. from University of California Hastings College of the Law, where he was a member of the Honor Society and graduated cum laude.  On his spare time, Aaron enjoys playing tennis and being outdoors.

Other partners that we call upon for special services are:

Genworth Financial Services

Handles our investment and financial planning activities. Formally GE Financial, they are a leading firm in this specialized area.

Stephen Cross, ChFC.


Synchronous Management International

Handles our activities in materials management and supply chain optimization. This worldwide firm has extensive experience in supplier consolidation and cost reductions from supply chain improvement.

Dr. Victor G. Lippa, CFPIM