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Cheryl Edwards Tannenberg

Cheryl Edwards Tannenberg

Practice areas:

Trusts, Probate, Guardianship

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Licensed since 1984

  1. Trusts: 70%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Guardianship: 10%

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Contact Info

Kirby & McGuinn APC

707 Broadway, Suite 1750
San Diego, CA, 92101-5393




Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperLawyersSan Diego Super Lawyers2011
San Diego SuperLawyersSuperLawyers2010
San Diego SuperLawyersSuperLawyers2009
San Diego SuperLawyerSuperLawyers2008
Member and Published CommentSan Diego Law Review1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AKirby & McGuinn APC2001 - Present
N/AHinchy Witte Wood Anderson & Hodges1984 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Diego Superior CourtJudge Pro Tem2011 - Present
North County Estate Planning GroupMember2004 - 2010
Enright Inn of CourtMaster2003 - Present
San Diego Law ReviewMember & Author1982 - 1984

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re the Alda McCourt TrustClient won -Contestant lost and Trust upheld as valid
In re the George & Margareta Burger TrustClient won - Care giver gift invalidated
Union Bank, Trustee v. Mission Hills Health CareUnion Bank, trustee, won the case

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of San Diego SOLLawJ.D.- cum laude1984
San Diego State UnivPolitical ScienceB.A. with distinction1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
San Diego County Bar, Trusts and Estates SectionEstate Planning Pitfalls Leading to Litigation2013
San Diego County Bar, Trusts and Estates SectionProbate Appeals2012
2012 PFAC Annual ConferenceLitigation By and Against Fiduciaries2012
2010 Professional Fiduciaries Association of California ConferenceLitigation Involving Fiduciaries2010
Litigation Section MeetingAdvanced Deposition Techniques2009
La Jolla Probate SectionTrends in Trust and Estate Litigation2009
Elder Law SectionFinancial Elder Abuse2009
Probate Practice: The BasicsProbate Litigation2008
Practical Issues of the Prudent Investor ActLitigation Involving the Prudent Investor ACt2008
2008 Professional Fiduciaries Association ConferenceFinancial Elder Abuse2008
Understanding Trustee and Executor Liability IssuesTrustee and Executor Duties and Liabilities2007
Professional Fiduciaries Association ConferenceLitigation Involving Trustees2007
Financial Elder Abuse - Elder Abuse & Dependent Adult Civil Protection ActFinancial Elder Abuse2007