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James Edward Lauth

James Edward Lauth

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Trusts, Tax, Probate, Wills & Living Wills

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Licensed since 1986

  1. Tax: 25%
    29 years
  2. Trusts: 25%
    29 years
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    29 years
  4. Probate: 15%
    29 years
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    29 years

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Contact Info

401 B St #1530
San Diego, CA, 92101




Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBeamer, Lauth, Steinley & Bond, LLP1997 - Present
PartnerGray Cary Ware & Freidenrich1988 - 1997
AssociateGibson Dunn & Crutcher1986 - 1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
California State Bar Trusts and Estates SectionExecutive Committee2009 - Present
Estate Planning Council of San DiegoN/AN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Handling Postmortem Trust Administration 20092009
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Handling Postmorten Trust Administration 20072007
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Handling Postmortem Trust Administration 20052005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia Univ SOLLawLaw1986
Columbia UniversityMusic CompositionDoctor of Musical Arts1984
University of MichiganMusic and History of IdeasUndergraduate1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
A Portability Primer: Planning and Administration with a Deceased Spouse's Unused Exclusion AmountEstate Planning and Administration2012
State Bar of California Annual ConventionEstate Planning and Administration Update2011
California State Bar Annual ConventionThe 2010 Tax Act2010