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David Allen Brown J.D.

David Allen Brown J.D.

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Trusts, Life Insurance

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Estate Planning: 48%
  2. Trusts: 47%
  3. Life Insurance: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Nema Daghbandan

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Nema Daghbandan Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Paula Ann Clarkson

    David is an amazing attorney. His rapport with clients is unmatchable. David truly enjoys estate planning and it shows.

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    Paula Clarkson Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Brown and Streza, LLP

40 Pacifica, Sutie 1500
Irvine, CA, 92618

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197405/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Five Star Wealth ManagerOrange Coast Magazine2010
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine - Super Lawyers2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerBrown & Streza LLP1975 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1974 - Present
Forest Home Christian Retreat CenterBoard MemberN/A
Mission Community HospitalBoard MemberN/A
Forest Home FoundationBoard MemberN/A
Crown Financial MinistriesPlanned Giving Advisory BoardN/A
Coast Hills Community ChurchTrustee BoardN/A
Kingdom AdvisorsCharter MemberN/A
Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Orange CountyMemberN/A
Financial Planning AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County Estate Planning CouncilMemberN/A
National Association of Insurance and Financial AdvisorsMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Foundation for Saddleback CollegeFounding Board of DirectorsN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Insurance Law JournalTax Favored Uses of Life insurance to Replenish the Estates of Business Owners and Executives1974

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Western State UniversityLawBS - Bachelor of Science1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Prudential Financial Office, Irvine, CABasic Estate Planning2010
New York Life, Covina Valley General OfficeBasic Estate Planning2010
Signature Resources Office, Irvine, CABasics & Beyond Living Trusts2009
Prudential Financial webinarEstate Planning2009
New York Life, Covina Valley General OfficeLife Insurance Trusts2009
Natonal Association of Insurance and Financial AdvisorsSplit Dollar and the South Dakota Asset Protection Trust, IRA Distribution Planning2009
MetLife office, Irvine, CABasic Estate Planning2009
Liberty Capital Management Office, Santa Ana, CASplit Dollar and the South Dakota Asset Protection Trust2009
Kingdom Advisors Quarterly Luncheon MeetingChristians in Estate Planning2009
FMC Financial Group, Newport Beach, CASplit Dollar and the South Dakota Asset Protection Trust, IRA Distribution Planning, Estate Freeze Techniques2009
FMC Financial Group "All Agency Meeting"Split Dollar and the South Dakota Asset Protection Trust, IRA Distribution Planning2009
Saddleback ChurchBasics & Beyond Living Trusts2008
Financial Planning Association, Orange County ChapterLife Insurance Trusts & QPRTS2008
CalCPA Estate Planning Interest Group, Costa MesaIRA Distribution Planning2008
Forest Home FoundationBasics & Beyond Living Trusts2007