Mr. Toombs practices in the areas of tax, business and real estate law. He counsels clients in different areas of sophisticated tax planning for their business and investments.

Charles advises clients in matters regarding organizing, operating, merging, purchasing and selling and dissolving various business entities with particular emphasis on those clients involved in the construction industry.

New York University School of Law in 1987
Masters of Law in Taxation

University of San Francisco School of Law in 1984

University of California, Berkeley

He advises clients in matters involving intellectual property, including trademark law and acts of unfair competition. He also advises nonprofit entities on operational issues and compliance with applicable tax requirements. Mr. Toombs also counsels landowners, farmers and ranchers regarding wind energy turbine leases and easements. Mr. Toombs advises farmers and ranchers on issues regarding agricultural operations.  Mr. Toombs represents clients regarding issues before the State Board of Equalization, the State Franchise Board, and the Internal Revenue Service.

State Bar of California

U.S. District Court

Northern District of California

Mr. Toombs is a contributing author to the treatise entitled Advising California Partnerships (3rd Ed) and Selecting and Forming Business Entities both published by the California Continuing Education of the Bar, and to the treatise, Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements published by Law Journal Press.

He is also a former member of the CEB Business Law Advisory Committee and a current member and former chair of the Alameda County Bar Association Business Law Section. He is a member of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California. He authored the article entitled Drafting a Basic Partnership Agreement XIV California Business Law Practitioner 89 (Fall 1999 Cal CEB) and appeared as a panelist on the program entitled Organizing and Advising California Partnerships vs. LLCs sponsored by California Continuing Education of the Bar in 1997.

Mr. Toombs serves as a current member and is a former president of the Kensington Police Protection and Community Services District, in Kensington, California.