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.
Languages Spoken: English, French
Licensed since 1989
Hourly ($450/hour), Fixed (Always)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
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.
Richard Wynn Estate Planning Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Associate||Cayer, Kilstofte & Craton||1989 - 1996|
|Law Clerk||Federal Trade Commission||1984 - 1984|
|Law Clerk||Richard C. Voorhies, Esq.||1983 - 1983|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Long Beach Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|United States Supreme Court||Member of the Bar||2006 - Present|
|USDC - Central District of California||Member of the Bar||1990 - Present|
|USDC - Southern District of California||Member of the Bar||1990 - Present|
|US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit||Member of the Bar||1990 - Present|
|US Court of International Trade||Member of the Bar||1990 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member of the Bar||1989 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Whittier College School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|California State University, Long Beach||French-German||Secondary Teaching Credential||1971|
|California State University, Long Beach||French-German||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1970|
|Estate Planning Made Easy||Estate Planning||2010|
|Simplyfying Estate Planning||Estate Planning||2009|
|Estate Planning Toolbox||Estate Planning||2009|
|Estate Planning Made Easy||Estate Planning||2004|