Tomlinson, George J.

427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101- 1401

Updated: 05/05/2014


Mr. Tomlinson's unique law practice experience includes his initial service in the Chief Counsel's Office of the IRS; his services as in house counsel for several fortune 500 corporations for 18 years; and his private practice in Santa Barbara for 23 years since 1987.

After Mr. Tomlinson received his J.D. degree from Northwestern University in 1961, he began his law career as an attorney with the IRS Chief Counsel's Office. He became a senior trial attorney with the IRS and served...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Tax Audits, Representation and Appeals
  • Business Formation, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Purchase and Sale, Contracts and Negotiations
  • Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • International Business Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1961
  • California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Other Affiliations

  • The Kentucky Bar (Honorary Member)

Past Positions

  • Lear Siegler, Inc., General Tax Counsel/Tax Director
  • Archbald & Spray, Of Counsel


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1961
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1972
    Graduate Tax Program
  • Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, 1957

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427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101- 1401


  • 805-966-3715


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

9:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday

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427 East Carrillo StreetSanta Barbara, CA 93101- 1401