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  2. Estate Planning: 50%

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  • Jeffrey Michael Padilla

    Roland is my first call when matters of estate planning are at issue. He is respected in the community and always a pleasure to work with.


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550 W "C" St Ste 1500
San Diego, CA, 92101

Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel

550 West C Street, 15th Floor
San Diego, CA, 92130



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
San Diego Top Attorney, Estate Planning Probate & TrustSan Diego Daily Transcript2012
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale Hubbel2012
Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust & Probate LawCalifornia Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California2012
San Diego Top 25 Attorney, Estate Planning Probate & TrustSan Diego Daily Transcript2011
Man of the YearDel Mar Chamber2006
Man of the YearDel Mar Chamber2005
Pro Bono AwardUniversity of San Diego School of Law2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder & AttorneySullivan, Hill, Lewin, Rez & Engel2010 - Present
CEO & AttorneyAchtel Law Firm, APC2003 - 2010
AttorneyMcCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth, LLP2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Bar Speakers BureauSpeaker, The Law & Elder Abuse, Identification and Prevention2009 - Present
Del Mar ChamberBoard of Directors & Director of Legislative Affairs2004 - 2006
San Diego Law LibraryBoard of Trustees2004 - 2007
San Diego Justice FoundationBoard of Trustees2004 - 2007
San Diego Bar Estate Planning Trusts & Probate SectionMember2003 - Present
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2003 - Present
San Diego Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2001 - Present
State Bar of California, Litigation SectionMember2001 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Wealth Counsel QuarterlyEpidemic in Estate Litigation2011
Estate Planning StrategiesNo Contest Clauses2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of San Diego SOLN/AlawN/A
California St Univ FresnoN/AundergraduateN/A