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Bertram Paul Husband

also known as Paul Husband

Practice areas:

Tax, Agriculture, Litigation, Entertainment

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About Me

I am a horseman.  I grew up with purebred Arabian horses.  My law practice includes equine law, and entertainment law, with emphasis on animation, and federal tax law, which is a common technical need of both horse business owners and animation studios.


I am General Counsel to ASIFA-Hollywood, the international animated film society.  I love animation, and my affiliation with ASIFA-Hollywood enables me to contribute to education about animation and recognition to the artists and producers of animation.


I do both business work and litigation in the equine law.  In entertainment, I prefer to stay in the business area. 


 

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Languages Spoken: French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Agriculture: 35%
    33 years
  2. Tax: 35%
    33 years
  3. Entertainment: 15%
    39 years
  4. Litigation: 15%
    39 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Dixon Q Dern

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a noted attorney in the animation filed and is counsel to the leading animation organization. Equally impressive he is a leading horse attorney in California, dealing with horse ownership and all that entails. Doxon Dern

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    Dixon Dern General Practice Attorney
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  • Bruce Givner

    Paul is a thoughtful craftsman of the law and a zealous advocate. You would be lucky to have him represent you.

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    Bruce Givner Tax Attorney
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Contact Info

B. Paul Husband

2600 West Olive Avenue
Fifth Floor
Burbank, CA, 91505

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197702/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Certificate of MeritASIFA-Hollywood1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association Internationale du Film d' AnimationBoard of Directors1997 - 2002
Association Internationale du Film d' AnimationGeneral Counsel1997 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationEntertainment Committee of the Tax Section1995 - 1996
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember1993 - 1994
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember1992 - 1996
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationChairman1986 - 1988
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Annuzzi v. CommissionerHorse Owners won.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
University of Kentucky School of Law MonographTax Planning for Horse Owners and Breeders2008
California Tax Lawyer, Vol. 14, No.1Charitable Contributions - 2004 Sees Changes for Cars, Copyrights and Conservation Easements2005
American Horse Council Tax Bulletin, No. 300How to Recover Attorney's Fees and Costs Subsequent to Winning a Section 183 Hobby Loss Challenge in Tax Court2002
American Horse Council Tax Bulletin 256Charitable Contributions of Horses1995
Entertainment Law & Finance Vol. IX, No. 3Tax Issues for Show Business Workers1993

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Occidental CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972