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Michael Robert Weinstein
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Michael Robert Weinstein

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Business, Litigation

About Me

I love what I do and it shows in the level of personal care I give to my clients. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Probate: 30%
    15 years
  2. Business: 25%
    11 years
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    15 years
  4. Litigation: 20%
    13 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), Contingent (30-45%), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Gerard William O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Michael is thoughtful, honest, hard working and cares about his clients. Michael has been a colleague of mine in this noble profession for what is getting to be a long time. He's also been a good friend, though we seldom get together. He is a very good lawyer my earlier endorsement remains the same.

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    Gerard O'Brien Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Wail Sarieh

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Wail Sarieh Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1851 E 1st St Ste 900
Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199902/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Completion, College of Trial AdvocacyOrange County Bar Association2007
Dean's ScholarshipWestern State University College of Law1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Michael R. Weinstein2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyAttlesey & Thomlinson2003 - 2008
AttorneyLaw Office of Michael R. Weinstein2002 - 2003
Clerk then Associate CounselLaw Office of Gerard O'Brien1997 - 2001
InternCalifornia Superior Court1997 - 1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Business and Corporate Law SectionMember1999 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re: the Wolfe TrustJudgement for domestic partner
Private mediated settlementSettlement allowing client to continue building a successful multi consultant business for no out of pocket cost

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Pepperdine UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration1979
Pace UnivN/Aundergraduate1968

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Meeting of Orange County, CA chapterPlanned Giving2014
6 Degrees associationGifting as an Estate Planning Tool2012
Raytheon employee clubEstate Planning2010