Dana F. Longo, Partner
Mr. Dana F. Longo is an estate and trust attorney with a practice focusing on Wills, Trusts, and other aspects of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Trust Litigation, Real Estate Transactional and Litigation Matters, and the formation of Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and other business entities.
Mr. Longo graduated from U.C. Santa Cruz in 1993 with degrees in biology and legal studies, and earned his law degree from California Western School of Law in 1997. Initially employed with the Office of the District Attorney for the County of San Diego, Bureau of Child Support Enforcement, Mr. Longo moved to Santa Barbara and started practicing with his father in 1998. He is an active member of the local legal community having served on the Board of Directors of the Barrister’s Club from 1998 through 2000, acting as President for the year 2000. He was also active in the Santa Barbara Inns of Court from 1999 through 2001, serving on the Board of Directors in 2001. Further, he served on the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association from 2001 through 2006, and remains active with the Bar Association.
Mr. Longo also began serving on Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association in 2004, and acted as president from 2009 through 2020, and although no longer president, he remains an active member of the board. Mr. Longo was a founding member, Director, and Legal Counsel for the Channel Islands Park Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization formed to benefit the Channel Islands National Park. Mr. Longo currently serves as the Commodore of the Santa Barbara Sea Shell Association, which is a volunteer, family-based program that teaches kids ages 7 through 17 how to sail competitively. Mr. Longo is also fluent in conversational Spanish and regularly represents Spanish speaking clients.