Elisha harp

Elisha A. Harp


600 West Broadway
Suite 1500
San Diego, California 92101-3384

Primary Practices

Elisha Harp focuses her practice on trusts and estates.  She represents individuals and families in wealth transfer planning, trust administration, probate, and tax planning. She also represents business owners in connection with business formation and succession planning which frequently includes advising on buy-sell agreements and assisting clients plan for the transfer of the business to the next generation.  Elisha’s tax background positions her to deal with a wide array of tax issues that arise in wealth transfer and business succession planning, including income tax, gift and estate tax, and property tax.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M in Taxation, 2010
    • Honors & Activities: Merit Scholarship. Honors in Federal Tax Clinic represented taxpayers in federal tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2006
    • Honors & Activities: Dean’s Merit Scholarship. Thomas M. Cooley Book Award for Introduction to Australian Legal Studies. Studied abroad at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand. Law Clerk Catholic Charities Immigration Services, Law Clerk Pittsburgh Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center
  • Boston College, B.A. in Political Science, History Minor, cum laude, 2003
Bar Admissions

State of California, 2006


Unites States, District Court for Southern District of California

Memberships & Affiliations

San Diego County Bar Association, Member


Probate Attorneys of San Diego, Member


State Bar of California, Member