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Ernest Joon Kim

Ernest Joon Kim

also known as Certified Specialist - Estate, Trust, Probate

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Litigation

About Me

Languages Spoken: Korean, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    18 years
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
    18 years
  4. Litigation: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400-500/hour), Contingent (25-50%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • John Young Kim

    I endorse Ernest Kim as an attorney. He is professional, intelligent and honest. I've known Ernest for the last few years now and refer people who need his services to him.

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    John Kim Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kaushik Shakti Ranchod

    Ernest is knowledgeable, competent, and a trustworthy lawyer. Moreover, he is a genuinely sincere, friendly and nice person - making it enjoyable to work with him.

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    Kaushik Ranchod Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

2600 Michelson Dr., Ste. 1700
Irvine, CA, 92612

3701 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1130
Los Angeles, CA, 90010

220 Montgomery Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA, 94104

2900 Gordon Ave., Ste. 100
Santa Clara, CA, 95051

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199502/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust and Probate LawState Bar of California2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Research AttorneyLos Angeles Superior Court1995 - 1996
PartnerLAW OFFICES OF ERNEST KIM1995 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaCertified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law2011 - Present
WealthCounselAttorney Member2011 - Present
National Association of Insurance and Financial AdvisorsAttorney Member2011 - 2012
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1995 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Nature and Classification of TrustsWest Publishing Company1998
Matthew Bender publicationEminent Domain and Contamination: 'Just Compensation' for the Taking of Environmentally Contaminated Property1994

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of California - BerkeleyEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Seminar SpeakerTrusts, Estate Taxes, and ProbateN/A