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Practice Areas


  1. Elder Law: 25%
  2. Guardianship: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
  4. Probate: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Giacomo Jacques Behar

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A top-notch attorney, highly respected in the legal community.


    Giacomo Behar Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Nelson Dicks

    This attorney works very hard for the clients and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.


    James Dicks Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Copeland & Tierman, LLP

1230 Columbia Street Suite 680
San Diego, CA, 92101



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Belva Lockwood AwardLawyers Club of San DiegoN/A
Alumnus of the YearHastings College of the Law (SD Chapter)N/A
Lawyer of the YearSan Diego County Bar Assoc.N/A
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2000 - 2003
Lawyers Club of San DiegoDirector1987 - 1988
San Diego County Bar AssociationDirector1983 - 1986
Lawyers Club of San DiegoDirector1980 - 1983
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Lawyers Club of San DiegoMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Durable Powers of Attorney/CEBChapterN/A
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)California Will DraftingN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of California - BerkeleyN/AAB1970
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
San Diego County Bar, Probate SectionLaw practice management, MediCal qualifyingN/A
Judicial CollegeMediCal qualifyingN/A
Continuing Ed of BarEthics, Probate, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Practice ManagementN/A