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Arthur A. Small II
Principal Attorney and Counselor at Law

 The Law Firm Your Debtors Don't Want to Hear From - Quick, Efficient and Successful Debt Collection Services

 The Law Office of Arthur A. Small II is the law firm creditors trust and debtors don't want to hear from. We provide commercial collections and business litigation representation.   We counsel and litigate on behalf of businesses and financial institutions throughout California. We assist our clients with a broad range of issues, including those involving commercial collections, creditor's rights, prejudgment remedies, business and commercial law, and real property matters.

 We shape our legal strategies and decisions based on our clients' objectives and best interests. We will discuss your particular goals and then tailor a debt collection strategy uniquely suited to your situation. In some cases, a no-nonsense, strongly worded letter achieves the desired result. Other times, focused, cost-effective litigation is necessary. Our services are focused and efficient and we don't compromise business relationships our clients wish to keep intact.

 Call for a Free Initial Consultation.

 Our versatile practice is prepared to address the business debt collection needs of clients throughout  California. To schedule a  free initial consultation with an experienced commercial collections attorney, please contact us at 209-800-8753.  Our law offices are located in Stockton, California.

  Arthur A. Small II

Principal Attorney and Counselor at Law

Arthur Small is the founder and principal of The Law Office of Arthur A. Small II.  For more than 20 years, he has successfully litigated jury, court and appellate matters on behalf of his clients with a focus on business and commercial law, creditor's rights, prejudgment remedies, real property matters and commercial collections.

While a principal partner at the law firm of Parish &  Small, Arthur concentrated on business and civil litigation and appellate matters on behalf of his clients involving banking law, bankruptcy, business law, commercial law, commercial collections, construction, creditor's rights, embezzlement and fraud, personal injury, prejudgment remedies and a variety of real property and real estate disputes.

Upon becoming a member of the State Bar of California in 1989, Arthur served as an associate attorney with the law firm of Sullivan, Workman & Dee, located in downtown Los Angeles, California. Arthur's practice areas included complex business litigation, commercial foreclosure and related bankruptcy relief, eminent domain  and land use matters on behalf of his clients.


 Practice Areas

Business and Commercial Law

  • Commercial Collections

  • Creditor's Rights

  • Prejudgment Remedies

  • Real Property Matters

  • Complex Business Litigation

  • Commercial Foreclosure

  • Bankruptcy Relief

  • Eminent Domain

  • Land Use Matters

  • Real Estate

 Bar Admissions

California, 1989

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court Northern District of California

U.S. District Court Central District of California

U.S. District Court Southern District of California


J.D. - University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1988

B.S. -  Political Science and Rhetoric with Honors, University of California at Davis, 1984

 Professional Associations

American Bar Association

State Bar of California

San Joaquin  County Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Commercial Law, Bankruptcy and Remedies Sections

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

 Select Speaking Engagements

 “Collecting Your Client’s Judgment:  From Abstracts to UCCs,” 2013 MCLE Masters Series, SJCBA, Stockton, Calif., January 2013

  • “Prejudgment Remedies – Writs of Attachment, Possession and Receiverships,” 2012 Masters Series, SJCBA, Stockton, Calif., January 2012

 Community Involvement

 UC Davis Alumni Network

  • University of The Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • United Way


Practice areas


  1. Debt Collection: 25%
    24 years
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
    24 years
  3. Litigation: 25%
    24 years
  4. Business: 25%
    24 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

The Law Office of Arthur A. Small, II

7540 Shoreline Drive.
Suite C
Stockton, CA, 95219-5434


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Graduated with honorsUniversity of California at Davis1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and PrincipalThe Law Office of Arthur A. Small II2013 - Present
Principal and Managing PartnerParish & Small, A Professional Law Corporation1996 - 2013
Associate AttorneySullivan, Workman & Dee1989 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Joaquin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Association of Business Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
United States District CourtMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of California at Davis School of LawPolitical Science and RhetoricBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 MCLE Masters Series“Collecting Your Client’s Judgment: From Abstracts to UCCs,”2013
2012 Masters Series“Prejudgment Remedies – Writs of Attachment, Possession and Receiverships,”2012