Robert “Rob” F. Egenolf, J.D., LL.M. professional portrait

Mr. Egenolf concentrates his practice in Tax Deferred Exchanges of Real Estate, Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Tax Planning and General Real Estate Law. He has over four decades of experience assisting clients with sophisticated real estate transactions, particularly in the realm of tax-deferred exchanges, throughout the United States.

Areas of Practice:
Tax Deferred Exchanges of Real Estate (§1031 Exchanges) • Real Estate Transactions • Leasing / Subleasing • Business Formations • Estate Planning and Administration

Admitted to Practice:
1973 California

United States International University (B.A., 1970)
Cal Western Law School (J.D., 1973)
University of Miami Law School (LLM Taxation 1974)

Military Service:
Six years United States Naval Reserve, Honorable Discharge June 1969
Active duty in the United States Submarine Service January 1967 through December 1968

Exchange Companies:
Co-Owner with Judy Egenolf of Amherst Exchange Corporation, Santa Barbara Exchange Corporation, and Montecito Exchange Corporation, all Qualified Intermediaries or Exchange Accommodation Title Holders in IRC §1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges.

State Bar of California (Co-Chair, Real Property Tax Subsection, 1990-1994)
Santa Barbara County Bar Association (Director, 1978, 1995-1999; President, 2000)
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Santa Barbara Women’s Lawyers
Santa Barbara Barristers Club (President 1977 and 1978)

Community Involvement:
Area IX Board, (TCADD), Director, 1977- 1978; CALM, Director, 1979 – 1980; Ensemble Theater Project, Director, 1981 – 1983; Santa Barbara City College Theater Group, Director, 1983- 1984; American Institute of Wine and Food, S.B. Chapter, Director, 1991 – 1993; Santa Barbara Wine Auction, Director, 1993 – 1994; Semana Nautica Masters Volleyball Tournament, Director, 1993 – 1997; Planned Parenthood, Political Action Committee, 1995; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Financial Development Steering Committee, 1995 – 1996; Trustee, Laguna Blanca School, 1997 – 2003; ADL – Santa Barbara Community Advisory Board 1999- 2004; ACLU Santa Barbara Chapter Director – 2002 – 2004; Human Rights Watch Santa Barbara Dinner Committee 2004 – 2018; Foundation for Santa Barbara City College, Director 2005 – 2007

Co-Host of Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce weekly Radio & Television Show; Coast Guard Licensed Charter Yacht Captain, 1971 – 1976; FAA Licensed Private Pilot, 1986 – present; California Licensed Notary, 1976 – present.