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Randall H. George

Of Counsel

Location: Ventura

Professional Experience

Randall George focuses his practice in the areas of taxation, corporate and general business law, nonprofit entities and estate planning. Mr. George holds an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, its highest peer rating. He was admitted to the bar in California in 1978.

Mr. George represents business, individual and nonprofit clients in a wide range of transactional and tax matters. He has often served as the lead or sole attorney in structuring and negotiating acquisitions, divestitures and mergers of small and mid-size companies. He assists clients with planning, forming and managing their business entities, contract negotiation and drafting, and problem solving in income, property, business license, employment and estate tax matters. His clients include multi-generational family owned businesses and he assists them with the succession planning, wealth transfer and management challenges that face these entities. A substantial part of his practice is devoted to working with independent schools and other nonprofit institutions.

A Deputy District Attorney for Ventura County, 1978-1980, he is a member of the Ventura County Bar Association and American Bar Association and the State Bar of California.

Education

Mr. George graduated from the University of California at Davis (B.A., International Relations, 1975) with highest honors and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his legal education at the same university (J.D. 1978). George holds a Master’s degree in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, where he was nominated to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.

Personal

Raised in Northern California, Mr. George is a 35-year resident of Ventura. He and his wife, an information technology systems director, have two daughters. The family enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.

Community

Mr. George serves on the Board of Directors of the Ventura YMCA, is its past Chair and twice has received its Distinguished Service Award. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Ventura Economic Development Association and an active member of the CPA/Law Society, Ventura Chapter.