A full-service business practice,
emphasizing small business start-ups,
dental practice sales and transitions,
corporate and business law and related tax issues,
real property, and estate planning.
Matters handled by this office include:
Practice sales and transitions (dental, medical, veterinary) and related tax allocations; PLLC and corporate formations; partnership agreements; expense sharing, shareholder, employment and association agreements; commercial and private lending; and medical and dental office leases.
CORPORATE & BUSINESS LAW
PLLC, LLC and corporate formations, maintenance and securities registration exemptions; business sales; buyout, employment and independent contractor agreements; consumer and commercial collections; loan, lease, distribution, marketing, licensing, non-disclosure and other customer and supplier contracts; and pre-trial litigation, counseling and resolution of various civil law matters.
REAL PROPERTY LAW
Commercial real property leases, sales, options and loans; residential road and utility system maintenance agreements, CC&Rs and grants of easements; and partnership and
Living trusts, wills, insurance trusts, health care directives, powers of attorney, and gift and tax planning.
USC Law School, J.D., 1984 Top 20% Graduate Dartmouth College, A.B., 1981 Honors Program in Mathematics Golf Team
US Supreme Court, 2009 US Tax Court, 1989 California, 1984 Texas, 2000 Tennessee, 2007 California Broker, 1998
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (selected)
US Supreme Court Bar Practice Valuation Study Group
American Association of Dental Legal Consultants Santa Barbara County Bar Association Medical Legal Committee (Chairman 1993-1997)
Brady Price & Associates California Practice Sales, Inc. D&M Practice Sales
and Leasing First Choice Practice Sales, Inc. Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions Integrity Practice Sales Ken Rubin Practice Sales, Inc. Lee Skarin and Associates, Inc. Practice Transition Partners, Inc. San Diego Practice Sales Select Practice Services, Inc. Western Practice Sales | John M. Cahill Associates and many lenders, CPAs, individual dentists, and other small businesses