Business Law Group

SAN JOSE • SILICON VALLEY   |   ATTORNEYS AT LAW

(408) 979-7800

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  • 40 Years Experience
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Varied Community Service
  • Professional Excellence Recognition
  • Lecturer and Author

Dixon R. Howell

Attorney at Law

 

Dixon Howell received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, Business Economics and Accounting, from Claremont McKenna College.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law).

Mr. Howell originally was associated with the firm of Lawler, Felix and Hall in Los Angeles.  He then began his practice in San Jose as a founding partner of Howell, Hallgrimson and Rubenstein (later Howell and Hallgrimson), where he initially served as Chair of the Litigation Department and later as Chair of the Corporate Department. Mr. Howell founded the Business Law Group in 1990.

Mr. Howell has over 40 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, estate planning, tax law, and civil litigation. He provides wide-ranging experience, seasoned judgment, and a wealth of contacts in the greater San Jose business and legal community.

Mr. Howell is a frequent lecturer on business law topics and the author of articles in various publications including the Journal of Taxation and San Jose Business.

Mr. Howell’s community activities and involvements have included Chairman of the Board, San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Chamber’s Political Action Committee (COMPAC), Rotary International, Silicon Valley Capital Club, and Monterey Peninsula Country Club.

Mr. Howell is a member of the State Bar of California, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and the Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council.

Mr. Howell is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated. An AV rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. (AV® Preeminent ™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. See www.martindale.com/ratings.)

  • 30 Years Experience
  • Master Negotiator
  • Consultant for California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
  • Business Contract Specialist
  • Author

David C. Burgess

Attorney at Law

 

David Burgess received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Hamilton College, with a concentration in History.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School.

Mr. Burgess originally was associated with the firm of Howell and Hallgrimson in San Jose.  He became a partner with the Business Law Group in 1990.

Mr. Burgess has over 30 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, tax law, employee benefit plans, and nonprofit organizations.  He is particularly skilled in structuring, negotiating, and drafting contracts for complex business arrangements.  He also has extensive experience with the purchase and sale of businesses.

Mr. Burgess has written articles in various publications including San Jose Business, In Brief, and the Commerce Advocate.  He is the author of three chapters in the book Drafting Business Contracts, published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).  Mr. Burgess also has performed various consulting services for CEB.

Among Mr. Burgess’s community activities are service with the Presbytery of San Jose, including membership on the Presbytery’s Financial Affairs Committee and Permanent Judicial Commission, and the San Jose Family Shelter.

Mr. Burgess is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar Business Law Section, and the Santa Clara County Bar Association.  He also is an affiliate member of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) and has served on CABB's Forms Committee for many years.

 

 

1800 Hamilton Avenue

Suite 240

San Jose, CA 95125

(408) 979-7800

 

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Dixon Howell received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, Business Economics and Accounting, from Claremont McKenna College.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law).

Mr. Howell originally was associated with the firm of Lawler, Felix and Hall in Los Angeles.  He then began his practice in San Jose as a founding partner of Howell, Hallgrimson and Rubenstein (later Howell and Hallgrimson), where he initially served as Chair of the Litigation Department and later as Chair of the Corporate Department. Mr. Howell founded the Business Law Group in 1990.

Mr. Howell has over 40 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, estate planning, tax law, and civil litigation. He provides wide-ranging experience, seasoned judgment, and a wealth of contacts in the greater San Jose business and legal community.

Mr. Howell is a frequent lecturer on business law topics and the author of articles in various publications including the Journal of Taxation and San Jose Business.

Mr. Howell’s community activities and involvements have included Chairman of the Board, San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Chamber’s Political Action Committee (COMPAC), Rotary International, Silicon Valley Capital Club, and Monterey Peninsula Country Club.

Mr. Howell is a member of the State Bar of California, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and the Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council.

Mr. Howell is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated. An AV rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. (AV® Preeminent ™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. See www.martindale.com/ratings.)

David C. Burgess

Attorney at Law

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David Burgess received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Hamilton College, with a concentration in History.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School.

Mr. Burgess originally was associated with the firm of Howell and Hallgrimson in San Jose.  He became a partner with the Business Law Group in 1990.

Mr. Burgess has over 30 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, tax law, and employee benefit plans.  He is particularly skilled in structuring, negotiating, and drafting contracts for complex business arrangements.

Mr. Burgess has written articles in various publications including San Jose Business, In Brief, and the Commerce Advocate.  He is the author of three chapters in the book Drafting Business Contracts, published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).  Mr. Burgess also has performed various consulting services for CEB.

Among Mr. Burgess’s community activities are service with the Presbytery of San Jose, including membership in the Presbytery’s Permanent Judicial Commission, and the San Jose Family Shelter.

Mr. Burgess is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar Business Law Section, and the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and an affiliate member of the California Association of Business Brokers.

 

 

1800 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 240

San Jose, CA 95125 • (408) 979-7800

Business Law Group

Dixon R. Howell

David C. Burgess

Dixon R. Howell

Attorney at Law)

Dixon Howell received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, Business Economics and Accounting, from Claremont McKenna College.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law).

Mr. Howell originally was associated with the firm of Lawler, Felix and Hall in Los Angeles.  He then began his practice in San Jose as a founding partner of Howell, Hallgrimson and Rubenstein (later Howell and Hallgrimson), where he initially served as Chair of the Litigation Department and later as Chair of the Corporate Department. Mr. Howell founded the Business Law Group in 1990.

Mr. Howell has over 40 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, estate planning, tax law, and civil litigation. He provides wide-ranging experience, seasoned judgment, and a wealth of contacts in the greater San Jose business and legal community.

Mr. Howell is a frequent lecturer on business law topics and the author of articles in various publications including the Journal of Taxation and San Jose Business.

Mr. Howell’s community activities and involvements have included Chairman of the Board, San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Chamber’s Political Action Committee (COMPAC), Rotary International, Silicon Valley Capital Club, and Monterey Peninsula Country Club.

Mr. Howell is a member of the State Bar of California, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and the Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council.

Mr. Howell is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated. An AV rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. (AV® Preeminent ™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. See www.martindale.com/ratings.)

David C. Burgess

Attorney at Law

David Burgess received his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Hamilton College, with a concentration in History.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School.

Mr. Burgess originally was associated with the firm of Howell and Hallgrimson in San Jose.  He became a partner with the Business Law Group in 1990.

Mr. Burgess has over 30 years of experience in corporate and business law, real estate law, tax law, and employee benefit plans.  He is particularly skilled in structuring, negotiating, and drafting contracts for complex business arrangements.

Mr. Burgess has written articles in various publications including San Jose Business, In Brief, and the Commerce Advocate.  He is the author of three chapters in the book Drafting Business Contracts, published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).  Mr. Burgess also has performed various consulting services for CEB.

Among Mr. Burgess’s community activities are service with the Presbytery of San Jose, including membership in the Presbytery’s Permanent Judicial Commission, and the San Jose Family Shelter.

Mr. Burgess is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar Business Law Section, and the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and an affiliate member of the California Association of Business Brokers.

 

 

1800 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 240

San Jose, CA 95125 • (408) 979-7800

Business Law Group

1800 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 240

San Jose, CA 95125 • (408) 979-7800