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Curtis Lamar Harrington Jr

Tax Attorney at Long Beach, CA

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Practice areas
  1. Tax
    45%
    Federal Income Tax, Federal Tax Debt, Collections, Federal Tax Audits, Statute of Limitation on Collections, Intellectual Property Taxation and general tax, nonprofit formation and operation.

    11 years

  2. Patent application
    20%
    Chemical (M.S.Ch.E. and Electronic (M.S.E.E.) patents and licensing.

    39 years, 100 cases

  3. Business
    10%
    Business Startup on a shoestring, including low profile and tax efficiency, limiting liability, keeping entity business & contracts separate from personal liability, Uniform Voidable Transactions Act, Insurance to reduce liability.

    15 years

  4. Trademark application
    10%
    Trademark Selection in order to (a) reduce costly conflict with others, (b) unique large capacity goodwill, (c) insulate personal liability, (d) use of trademark for business sale control.

    39 years, 100 cases

  5. Intellectual property
    5%
    Patent areas include ELECTRICAL & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING as well as mechanical and some medical inventions, trademark, copyright, planning for licensor/licensee bankruptcy.

    11 years

  6. Licensing
    5%
    2017 TCJA changed license taxation. Licensors & Licensees can protect, earn & conserve future tax advantage. Balance now favors short term licensing, but preservation of future capital gains may still be possible if system changes back.

  7. Bankruptcy and debt
    1%
    Tax Dischargeability Analysis

  8. Criminal defense
    1%
    Putting the Government's case to the test.

    11 years, 5 cases

  9. Federal crime
    1%
    Federal Crimes

  10. Tax fraud and tax evasion
    1%
    Tax Evasion (26 U.S.C. §§ 7201,2,3,6,7, 7212), False Claims (18 U.S.C. §287)

  11. White collar crime
    1%
    Tax Evasion, & related crimes: Defrauding the government (18 U.S.C. §§371 & 286), Money Laundering (18 U.S.C. §§981, 1956-7, 1961), False Statements ((18 U.S.C. §1001) & More.

Previously served as Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization (CBLS) for the 2014-2015 year and board member of CBLS from (2011-2016).  Previously served the CBLS as member and then chair of the tax law advisory committee (2006-2011).

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Licensed for 39 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1987
Updated 09/15/2022
State TX
Status Inactive
Acquired 1983
Updated 10/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Curtis Lamar Harrington Jr
#91719
2300 Redondo Ave
Long Beach, CA, 90809-1719

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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 20 minutes
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Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Practitioner
  • HARRINGTON & HARRINGTON
  • 2006 - Present

Education

  • University of San Diego
  • LL.M. Taxation
  • 1997
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • M.S.
  • 1990
  • University of Oklahoma
  • M.B.A.
  • 1985
  • Univ of Houston Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S.
  • 1977
  • Auburn Univ
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1974
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Associations

  • California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Tax Law Advisory Committe of the California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Chair - 2010-2011
  • 2006 - 2011

Languages Spoken

  • Japanese

Awards

  • Multiple Activity Provider Status for Tax Specializtion CLE
  • California Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2010

Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Entrepreneur Series
  • Intellectual Property & Its Taxation
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 13
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 28
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Unknown Attorney | Jul 03
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Criminal defense Attorney | May 27
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 01
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"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 07
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Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 08
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"Awesome attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
White collar crime Attorney | Aug 15
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"Mr. Harrington is an extremely talented attorney who provides great advice. Even though I have been practicing for 24 years and I am a former judge and magistrate, I learn from him every day. I would recommend him to anyone in his area."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 10
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"Excellent lawyer!"
Tax Attorney | Jun 01
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 22
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Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 20
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Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 15
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Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
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"Mr. Harrington is a highly knowledgeable and dedicated attorney. He works hard for his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Feb 18
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"I endorse this lawyer. Curtis is a top notch attorney. His responses in public forums such as AVVO showcase his experience, expertise, and a deep understanding and knowledge of the law."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 10
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"I endorse this lawyer. His answers on avvo demonstrate his supreme expertise and knowledge of his practice area."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 08
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Tax Attorney | Feb 08
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Unknown Attorney | Jan 07
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"I endorse this lawyer. I literally love this guy. He's my #1 pick for every field of law that he practices!"
Tax Attorney | Jan 05
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