Since 1984, the principal of the firm, attorney David A. Solitare, has practiced law in the corporate and business financial planning arenas, particularly in connection with tax-sensitive contract drafting and review.
He has a strong background in tax planning for individuals and corporations, and significant experience in estate planning for high net worth individuals, wills, probate, trust administration, and business entity formation.
He has represented individuals and companies before the IRS, the U.S. Tax Court, and state and local tax agencies. His major projects have included limited partnership and real estate syndications (including a major private resort hotel acquisition), and purchases and sales of closely-held businesses.
Mr. Solitare also has two years of tax accounting experience with the tax department of the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, in their Los Angeles office.
UCLA School of Law, J.D.
UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, M.B.A, Concentration in finance and accounting
UCSD, B.A., Economics, magna cum laude
State Bar of California and Taxation Section
Los Angeles County Bar Association and Taxation Section
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
U.S. Tax Court
Serves on the panel of referral attorneys with the Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service, and lectures on the topics of estate planning and personal finance. Past Elder and Deacon at Bel Air Presbyterian Church. Currently teaching Bethel Bible Series.
Mr. Solitare resides in Woodland Hills, is married, and has one child. His hobbies include backpacking, skiing, scouting, and distance running.