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David Joseph Philipson

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  1. A small town attorney with big town credentials

    Posted by Cynthia, a Trusts client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend David Philipson.
    • I hired David 6-12 months ago.
    • David handled my Trusts matter.

    My husband and I live in Big Bear Lake. We needed an attorney to handle a trust accounting issue as part of a probate matter. Our first inclination was to find an attorney in Los Angeles ("down the hill" as we say in Big Bear) because the trust involved a significant sum of money. A friend of us encouraged us to arrange a consultation with Mr. Philipson first. So, we went to his office and met with him for a free one hour consultation. He was able to handle the matter for us by the end of the week with no fanfare. His professional service exceeded our expectations. When we were meeting with him we found out that he attended Berkeley undergrad and U.C. Hastings for law school! I was thrilled we were able to find an attorney of his caliber working in our small town and I would definitely use his services again.

  2. Mr. Philipson was very professional in handling my will and trust

    Posted by Lisa, a Estate Planning client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend David Philipson.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Estate Planning matter.

    My husband and I hired Mr. Philipson to draft our will and also to set up a living trust and to draft our advance health care directives. He was very friendly, professional and detail-oriented. He made us feel comfortable, put our minds at ease. My husband and I both felt he really listened to our needs and then translated our wishes into writing. After going through this entire process with him, we both have great peace of mind that our affairs are in order and now we continue to enjoy our retirement!

  3. Came Highly Recommended, Now I Highly Recommend Him

    Posted by a Arbitration client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend David Philipson.
    • I hired David more than 3 years ago.
    • David handled my Arbitration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    He briefly represented me in an estate matter, then an arbitration. He was excellent in both, but his preparation and presentation in the arbitration was beyond my expectations.
    He kept me informed and was a genuine pleasure to work with. One of the very few attorneys that I would not only recommend, but use whenever possible.