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Harold S. SMALL


HAROLD SMALL, American Lawyer, Partner of THE AVENTINE, specializing in the field of General Civil Trial Practice and Real Estate, Partnership, Corporate, Commercial, Banking, Taxation, Bankruptcy, Securities and Municipal Law.


Small, Harold S. was born on January 22, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James Milman and Miriam Bernice (Elenbogen) Small.


San Diego State University (Bachelor of Science, 1967). Hastings College of Law, University of California (Juris Doctor, 1970). Phi Alpha Delta. Certified Public Accountant, State of California, 1971.

Instructor, Estate Planning, University of California at San Diego Extension, 1973-1987. President, Estate Planning Council of San Diego, 1986 1987.


With Arthur Young & Company, 1970-1972. Partner Borevitz & Malkus, 1972-1976, Roseman & Small, 1978-1982. Sole practice San Diego, 1976-1978, 82-89.

Partner Lorenz, Alhadeff, Lundin & Oggel, 1989-1990. Private practice, San Diego, since 1990. Instructor University California, San Diego, 1973-1987, University San Diego Lawyers Assistant Program, 1976, The Certified Public Accountant Foundation, 1983-1988.


  • Bar: California 1971. Certified Public Accountant, California.


Board directors The Children's Museum of San Diego, 1982-1987, president, 1983-1985, United Jewish Federation, 1975-1978 (member community relations committee 1973-1977, legal and taxation advisory committee community foundation 1980-1987), Tierrasanta Community Council, 1974, Hebrew Home for Aged, 1983-1984. Chairman, member citizens advisory committee Tierrasanta Elementary Schools, 1970-1973. Trustee The LaJolla Playhouse, 1994-1998, treasurer, 1995-1997.

Member American Bar Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, San Diego Certified Public Accountants, National Association Estate Planners (board directors), Estate Planning Council of San Diego (president 1986-1987), National Association Estate Planners Councils (board directors, president 1992-1993, Hartman Axley Lifetime Service award 2006), California Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association, Hastings College Law Alumni Association (president 1973-1974, board directors), Confrerie Chaine des Rotisseurs (Bailli of Bailliage San Diego 1997-2005, Echanson Provincial Far West 2002-2005, chairman audit committee since 2002, Chambellan Provincial Far West since 2005), Fairbanks Ranch County Club (board directors 2003-2005).


  • Other Interests

    Photography, travel, enology, golf, tennis.


Married Susan Ilene Small, June 22, 1969. Children: Matthew Howard, Hillary Shayne Weiner, Allison Blythe Leeds.

James Milman Small

Miriam Bernice (Elenbogen) Small

Susan Ilene Small

Matthew Howard Small

Hillary Shayne Weiner Small

Allison Blythe Leeds Small