Attorney Michael A. Van Horne’s San Diego law office assists California entrepreneurs, established small businesses and investors in making the right choices. Business, estate planning and real estate are integral interests for all of Michael’s clients. Michael considers the attorney-client relationship an “optimal expression,” because he listens to truly understand your intentions while shining his knowledge and experience on your legal issue.

Your Path to Success

Step 1


You meet directly with attorney Michael Van Horne to express your goals and learn more about what he can do for you.

Step 2


Michael then applies his extensive tax and legal background to your case to render the best strategy moving forward.

Step 3

Take Action

Once Michael has presented you with options, you will choose what solution suits your interests best; then, let him put your plan in motion.

Michael prepares you for all outcomes related to your goals. His full-spectrum legal services include:

  • Estate and trust planning and administration
  • Representing business clients before state and local tax authorities as well as the IRS
  • Transactional law for businesses and commercial real estate clients
  • Formation of entities (LLCs, incorporation, sole proprietorships)
  • Business acquisition and sales
  • Creation of 501(c)(3)s and tax-exempt organizations.

Thorough tax law knowledge sets Michael apart

Since law school, Michael has always had an interest in how taxes affect other aspects of the law. Before starting his own firm, he worked beneath an attorney who was a former IRS accountant. In addition to being a licensed attorney, this mentor earned a master of law tax and had a wealth of knowledge to pass along to Michael during the early years of his practice. Now, Michael uses this knowledge to make smart choices when it comes to your real estate, business and estate planning needs; he knows the best way to structure your legal matters in the most efficient financial way possible.

Attorney Michael Van Horne

Serving California for Four Decades

Michael Van Horne has worked with California private investors and entrepreneurs for 41 years. He provides insights based on his tax background and legal experience, finding the best solutions in matters of business law, estate planning and real estate. Learn more about how his counsel could benefit your legal matters and goals.