Philip Joel Kavesh

Also known as Kavesh, Philip J.

Philip Joel Kavesh

Trusts Attorney

Torrance, CA





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About Me

Philip J. Kavesh is a nationally recognized attorney, authority, speaker, educator and technical innovator in estate planning. Phil has earned significant recognition and accolades during his over 27 years of practice as an estate planning attorney. Phil holds a Master Degree (LL.M.) in Tax Law and is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. He...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

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William Martin Burbank
William Burbank

Fullerton, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Kavesh is well known in the estate planning community. Not only as an attorney but also as a coach and a mentor to other attorneys. I strongly...
C Douglas Welty
C Welty

Arlington, VA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Phil Kavesh, one of the "deans" of the estate planning bar who has in addition to his own practice has trained hundreds of young trusts &...
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1981 – present

Kavesh, Minor & Otis, Inc.


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Undergraduate in

Haverford College


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1986 ChFC, Financial & Insurance Planning

The American College


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1980- present Member

State Bar of California

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Showing 2 of 15 publications

2011 Does Your Trust Need a Tune-Up?

The Wall Street Journal

2011 The $5 Million Tax Break

The Wall Street Journal

Speaking Engagements

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2011 How to Thrive in an Under $5 Million Market

at The Gathering for the Laureate Center for Wealth Advisors

2011 How Will The New Income & Estate Tax Laws Impact You?

at Seminar - Apartment Owners Association, California Southern Cities

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