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Dan W Kehr

Business Attorney at Huntington Beach, CA

5.0   6 reviews

also known as Daniel Kehr

  • Licensed for 20 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2004
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Dan

Learn Dan’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    What makes me unique is that I am both a Business Owner and a Corporate & Business Law Attorney. I actually started my first business at age 8 when I launched “Dan’s Bird Farm.” I have launched 7 more since. Text me @ 619.823.8230.

    20 years, 5,000 cases

  2. Corporate and incorporation
    My experience as a business owner makes me uniquely suited to approach legal representation from the business owner’s perspective. Business legal services for business owners and by an experienced business law attorney. SMS: 619.823.8230

    20 years, 3,500 cases

  3. Estate planning
    We at Kehr offer personalized attention, exceptional experience & comprehensive guidance from trusts, estates succession planning to asset protection, so that clients can rely on us for all of their estate planning needs. [email protected]

    20 years, 3,000 cases

  4. Limited liability company (LLC)
    LLC’s? We handle it. Operating Agreements? Ownership Structuring questions? Investment Properties? S-Corp or LLC? Merger, acquisition or sale? We handle it! Text us for more information: 619-823-8230 or email me at [email protected]

    20 years, 3,500 cases

  5. Communications and media
    Our firm believes in challenging the status quo. We handle transactional-based legal issues that arise when companies develop, license, acquire or sell information technology & internet or computer-related products and services. TEXT 619.823.8230

    20 years, 2,500 cases

  6. Internet
    We at Kehr offer personalized attention, exceptional experience & comprehensive guidance with your influencer accounts, customer sales, communications, media, IP, website, cyberspace, licensing, online transactions, privacy and online legal matters.

    20 years, 10,000 cases

  7. Trusts
    A revocable living trust gives you a comprehensive plan that protects you in case you become incapacitated and benefits your loved ones after you are gone. or [email protected]

    20 years, 3,000 cases

  8. Wills and living wills
    Give you and your family the peace of mind of knowing you have a properly prepared plan in place — one that contains your instructions and will protect your family. Let us make this easy for you. or [email protected]

    20 years, 3,000 cases

  9. Real estate
    As a former real estate & mortgage broker & investment "flipper" I have experience. My practice primarily focuses on real estate and corporate transactional law as well as estate planning. or [email protected]

    20 years, 10,000 cases

My experience as a business owner makes me uniquely suited to approach legal representation from the business owner’s perspective.

Professionally, I serve as the lead attorney for a wide variety clients.  Although I supervise my clients’ litigation matters, my practice primarily focuses on real estate and corporate transactional law as well as estate planning.  I currently represent and manage a book of business which includes a large variety of real estate, corporate, and litigation clients and their cases.  Additionally, I service clients in need of contract law matters as well as estate planning and tax law issues.  I have a diverse and profound level of experience, including, but not limited to, structuring estates and businesses, forming both for profit and non-profit business entities, preparing estate plans, administering estates, obtaining conservatorships and guardianships, protecting intellectual property rights, and litigating disputes that cannot be solved between the parties themselves.

Previoulsy, I was a partner in the Business Services group and Best Best and Krieger LLP. Before that, I founded and managed my own law firm, Kehr Law, for 12 years before joining BB&K. My experience as a business owner makes me uniquely suited to approach legal representation from the business owner’s perspective.

I provide corporate general counsel, technology, real estate, as well as trust, estate and succession planning legal services. I represent entrepreneurs, privately owned businesses and high-net-worth individuals. I provide legal services for a variety of individuals, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses, including start-ups and mature companies, across a broad range of industries, such as technology, software, Internet, gaming, insurance, manufacturing, distribution, real estate and professional services. He handles a variety of complex business, real estate, cyberspace and estate matters, both foreign and domestic.

My practice entails corporate transactions and organizations including:
◦mergers and acquisitions
◦shareholder agreements
◦intellectual property prosecution, protection and licensing transactions
◦real estate and real estate finance
◦complex contracts
◦intellectual property law including trademark and copyright
◦trusts, estates and succession planning, as well as asset protection

I organize and represent domestic, as well as international, businesses, trusts and estates. He represents his clients in commercial contract negotiations, asset protection, wealth preservation, regulatory compliance on a state and federal level as well as corporate and employment matters.

At age 8, I started his first business, “Dan’s Bird Farm,” where I bred and supplied exotic birds to the four local pet stores in Huntington Beach. I enjoy spending time with my two boys, snorkeling, golfing, starting businesses, giving back to the community, feeding the homeless, traveling, watching sports and eating sushi.

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Kehr Business Law, PC
17011 Beach Blvd., 9th Floor, , CA 92647
9th Floor
Huntington Beach, CA, 92647
Kehr Business Law, PC - San Diego Office
600 W. Broadway
7th Floor, , CA 92101
San Diego, CA, 92101
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  6 customer reviews
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Posted by JR Skala | September 14, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Asset Manager at The Greenwald Company
It has been an absolute pleasure working with Best Best & Krieger LLP. More specifically with Dan Kehr who was instrumental in assisting us in drafting a purchase and sale agreement (PSA) for an important project of ours. Dan was extremely proactive and professional in his assessment of what we were needing accomplished, provided expert recommendations on key issues and verbiage within the PSA, his transparency and honesty throughout the whole process was exceptional, as well as, his acute attention to detail and quality of work provided. Dan went above and beyond the normal call of duty to help us with this massive undertaking which we are extremely thankful for. We look forward to using Dan and Best Best & Krieger LLP again in the future.
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Posted by Michael Patton, MA, CMM | January 2, 2015
you want him as an advocate not an adversary
When you need a law firm that will fight for your interest; understand your goals and be on your side...... there is no finer firm that Kehr Law. You will know that they are working on your behalf and will seek the right outcome; one that is fair & just. You can also count on Kehr law for corporate filings, estate planning and more. Their annual maintenance & representation program is a value and should be considered. This is my personal experience for the last 5+ years.
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Posted by Quinn | December 31, 2014
Business owner
Dan has helped me tremendously getting my LLC up and running. I can always go to him with any business question I need and he will have and answer. He's very easy to talk to. Not only does he have a great legal team, he also has other people that can assist you with other aspects of your business such as accounting and bookkeeping.
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Posted by Forrest | December 22, 2014
Better than a Lawyer, has also become a friend...
Been working with Dan for a few years now -- to my complete satisfaction. He has been conscientious, courteous, and appropriately helpful in every occasion where I have asked for assistance. He has gone out of his way to make things work more easily for me -- flexible in regards to details that make a difference in my life -- where we meet, when, how conversations work, etc. He listens to what I need and finds a way to make it work every time. I have come to count on and trust his and his teams advice and often look forward to working with them. Without a doubt, he is among the most solid and dependable people I have ever known, which as a small to mid size business owner, I have come to recognize as priceless. Highly recommended.
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Posted by James | December 22, 2014
Collaborative Partner
As an investment advisor, Dan is exactly what you look for when assembling a team to serve clients. I referred a client with several specific needs to Dan. Not only did dad meet those needs but he made several other estate recommendations that will ultimately save my client a significant amount of money. Dan has never met my clients, or me, face to face. Yet our virtual relationship thus far has not at all been a detractor to establishing trust and being exceptionally responsive. My client had several time sensitive needs come up and was able to reach Dan after hours and provide them with needed and time sensitive information. I would recommend Dan in a heartbeat.
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Posted by Scott | March 25, 2010
A great person to have in your corner!
Dan has been our attorney for close to 3 years now, he has always been a forward thinking person that has steered us in the right direction with our business as it has grown over the years.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney
  • Kehr Business Law
  • 2018 - Present
  • Partner
  • Best Best & Krieger, Attorneys At Law
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Owner
  • Kehr Law
  • 2004 - 2016


  • California Western School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • CrossFit Elysium, Inc.
  • California Corporation Formation Complete


  • RPPT Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • California Association of Realtors
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Member
  • N/A
  • California Association of Mortgage Brokers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Small Firm and Sole Practitioner Section
  • Co-Chair
  • 2010 - 2012
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Small Firm and Sole Practitioner Section
  • Co-chair
  • 2005 - 2007
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2008
  • San Diego Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2019
  • San Diego Bar Association, Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2014
  • San Diego Association of Realtors
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Top Young Attorneys
  • San Diego Daily Transcript
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • Mastering Your Trilogy: Wealth, Tax & Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning Trends, Topics and What to Watch Out For
  • 2017
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Transactional Training: Basic Estate Planning
  • 2017
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Internet and the Practice of Law
  • 2012
  • San Diego Bar Association
  • Building Your Law Practice
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
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Business Attorney | Dec 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Kehr is a rare breed. He truly cares about his clients and ensures each client receives individualized attention. I endorse this lawyer and would go to him with my own needs."
Business Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mr. Kehr since law school and I endorse this lawyer. He has a proven track record of success and a solid reputation in business litigation. I would trust him with any legal matter."
Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Co-worker
"Dan exhibits high standards of excellence and strategic skill in corporate and real estate matters. It is a pleasure to witness his legal skills in every aspect of the practice of law."
Real estate Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Co-worker
"I've known Dan for over 8 years. We've worked together for a good portion of those years. As a licensed real estate broker and entrepreneur himself, Dan is a great resource for our client, particularly with respect to real estate matters."
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