Gerard William O'Brien

Gerard William O'Brien

Trusts Attorney
Brea, CA




No Misconduct


English , Dutch

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About Me

Gerard W. O'Brien, or Jerry O'Brien as he is more commonly known, is a California licensed attorney who began practice in June, 1991. Jerry earned a Bachelor's Degree in History at Brooklyn College in 1979. During his education he had the privilege of studying with Professor Edwin Burrows, Pulitzer Prize winning author of GOTHAM. After graduating from Brooklyn College Jerry went into the...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($250-$350/hour)

Client Reviews

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help with my parents' care

Posted by: Michael 10 months ago.

My parents hired Gerard W. O’Brien in 2001 for a revocable living trust-based estate plan. Last year my parents began to need a great deal of care...

Highly Recommend Mr. O'Brien

Posted by: Diana over 4 years ago.

I found Mr. O'Brien very comfortable to talk to. He was professional yet personal and even went the extra mile to help me during an emotional time....
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Jacob Shad Mason
Jacob Mason

Gallatin, TN

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Ali R. Yousefi
Ali Yousefi

Sacramento, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
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1991 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1992 – 2000

Brea Estate and Financial Law


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1990 Juris Doctor in Law

Western State University College of Law


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2014 Preeminent 4.9 out of 5



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2007- present Member

Wealth Counsel

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2010 Identifying Client’s Goals and Prospective Transferees

Business Succession Planning

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Business Succession Planning

at Meeting of the Business Connection Brea

2010 Small Business Bankruptcy

at Meeting of BNI Prospector's