About Harper Legal Group

Contact Attorney Gregory Harper

Principal Practice Areas: Tax, Finance and Related Criminal and Civil  Litigation
54 Railroad Avenue Point Richmond, California 94801-3923
Tel: 510-704-0494
Toll Free Fax/Phone: 888-379-6660
E-mail: ghlaw@pacbell.net

Gregory Harper is the principal attorney for Harper Legal Group operating primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area office of Harper Legal Group, where he has practiced the last twenty-five years.  He can best be described as someone who can help with your unusual, difficult and challenging situations.

Gregory began his career at the Contra Costa County Public defender’s Office working with the serious felony division including three death penalty trials .  He has extensive experience in white collar crime including offshore finance, tax, entertainment and athletic representation.  His experience varies from handling matters for multiple platinum recording artists to acting as the Athletic Federation for Cape Verde Islands at the World championships and Olympic Games.  He represented WNBA players and obtained sponsorship deals for his clients there an in international track and field and baseball.  He has been General counsel for record labels and individual artists.  He advises individuals and corporations as general counsel and coordinates their matters.

Gregory wrote a column for the State Bar of California.  Gregory a frequent speaker at municipal finance and housing functions, has served on the Allen Temple Baptist Church where he was responsible for its legal, tax and insurance matters, the Berkeley Housing Advisory Commission as the chairman.  He lives in Berkeley, California and, is interested in college football as he was MVP of his and international sports.  He is trying to learn ballroom dancing and Mandarin.

Education & Credentials

Bar Admissions: California, US District Court Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California

J.D., University of California Hastings College of The Law, 1983

M.P.A., Candidate California State University San Bernardino, 1972

B.A., University of Redlands 1979,  Washington Semester Fellow, National Merit Scholar

Distinctions

American Bar Association Taxation Section – Criminal and Civil Tax Penalty Committee, Member #53

State Bar California – Taxation Section – Litigation and Procedure Committee- Author, Practice Pointers, California Journal of Taxation Litigation and Procedure

National Bar Association- MCLE Lecturer NBA Annual Meeting – What Every Lawyer Should Know About Taxes

Federation Representative- Republic of Cape Verde Islands- Atlanta, Rio Olympic Games World and Regional Championships

Alameda County Superior Court- Judge Pro-Tem

City of Berkeley- Chairman- Housing Advisory Commission

Allen Temple Baptist- Trustee, Credit Union Board  Director