Michael A. Van Horne

Mike Van Horne practices as a transactional attorney in buying, selling, exchanging, leasing and financing real property, with a particular emphasis in tax-related planning and structuring. He advises clients in several areas, including:

  • Representing clients before the IRS and state and local tax authorities
  • General business transactions
  • Corporate and pass-through entity formation and operation
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Estate planning, probate and trust administration
  • Employee benefits

He is a member of several sections of the California State Bar and San Diego County Bar, including Taxation, Business, Real Property, and Estate Planning, Probate and Trust.

Mr. Van Horne is active in the San Diego North Rotary Club and has served on the Rancho Penasquitos Town Council and the Rancho Penasquitos Community Pride Association. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of San Diego County Crime Stoppers, California Crime Stoppers and Rebuilding Together San Diego.

Professional Associations

Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP
1995 - present

Lorenz Alhadeff Cannon & Rose
Principal, 1993-1995

Jennings, Engstrand & Henrikson, APLC
Shareholder, 1983-1993
Associate, 1980-1983

University of San Diego School of Law
Legal Writing Instructor, 1980

Elam, Burke, Jeppesen, Evans & Boyd, Boise, Idaho
Associate, 1977-1980

Idaho Supreme Court, Boise, Idaho
Judicial Law Clerk, 1975-1977

Bar Admissions

California, 1977

Idaho, 1976


University of San Diego
LL.M. Taxation, 1986

University of California, Davis
Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif, 1975

University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Highest Honors, 1972