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Stephen Bruce Clemmer

Stephen Bruce Clemmer

also known as Stephen B. Clemmer, Stephen Clemmer

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business

About Me

Since 1989, Stephen B. Clemmer has been providing legal services in Estate Planning, Business Law and Real Estate.  With regard to estate planning, from modest to the larger estates, Mr. Clemmer provides excellent advice and counsel, encompassing such issues as Estate Tax Savings Techniques, planning for non-citizen spouses, and unique and special circumstances including special needs trusts.   His business law practice includes the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, drafting and reviewing all forms of contracts including buy-sell agreements.  His real estate practice focuses on the drafting and review of leases and real estate partnerships and other real property agreements.


 


A native of Long Beach, California, Stephen graduated Cum Laude from California State University at Long Beach in 1970 with degrees in French and German and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Whittier Law School in 1984 where he served on Law Review.  While with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., he coordinated discovery on the Commission’s successful effort to disallow the merger between Warner Communications Inc. and PolyGram among other antitrust matters. Besides the practice of law, Stephen taught English as a Second Language both in Tunisia while in the Peace Corps and in Europe as well as administered numerous private schools for English as a Second Language across the United States.  Stephen is a proud parent of a Golden Bear--his son studying at the University of California, Berkeley--Go Bears!


 


Mr. Clemmer is a member of the State Bar of California (State Bar No. 140316), the United States District Court (Central and Southern Districts), the United States Court of Appeal (9th District), the United States Court of International Trade and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Clemmer is also a member of the Estates and Trusts Section, Business Law Section and Real Estate Sections of the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

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Languages Spoken: English, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Estate Planning: 65%
    20 years
  2. Business: 35%
    26 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($450/hour), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Svapna Alan Trivedi

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Svapna Trivedi Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Richard Wynn

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Clemmer is very knowledgeable and clever. I referred him all of my estate planning clients especially those facing serious charges. Everyone of the referrals have gave him high praises! I have full trust in Mr. Clemmer and even had him do my estate planning.

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    Richard Wynn Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Stephen B Clemmer

100 OCEANGATE
Suite 1200
Long Beach, CA, 90802

Law Offices of Stephen B. Clemmer

Shoreline Square Tower
301 E. Ocean Blvd., Suite 1700
Long Beach, CA, 90802

1835 West Orangewood Avenue, Suite 102
Orange, CA, 92868

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198908/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateCayer, Kilstofte & Craton1989 - 1996
Law ClerkFederal Trade Commission1984 - 1984
Law ClerkRichard C. Voorhies, Esq.1983 - 1983

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Long Beach Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
United States Supreme CourtMember of the Bar2006 - Present
USDC - Central District of CaliforniaMember of the Bar1990 - Present
USDC - Southern District of CaliforniaMember of the Bar1990 - Present
US Court of Appeals, 9th CircuitMember of the Bar1990 - Present
US Court of International TradeMember of the Bar1990 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember of the Bar1989 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
French Television Production CompanyVery Successful and Happy Clients

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
PRWebThe Benefits of a Special Needs Trust2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
California State University, Long BeachFrench-GermanSecondary Teaching Credential1971
California State University, Long BeachFrench-GermanBA - Bachelor of Arts1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Planning Made EasyEstate Planning2010
Simplyfying Estate PlanningEstate Planning2009
Estate Planning ToolboxEstate Planning2009
Estate Planning Made EasyEstate Planning2004