For more than two decades, Michael Freedman has provided effective, knowledgeable, and skilled litigation services to clients throughout California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Michael Freedman has been lead trial attorney in numerous jury and bench trials, served as general counsel for a major closely held corporation, and has been admitted pro hac vice in New York State and Colorado to represent his corporate client in major business litigation. Michael has focused his practice on trusts and estate litigation and has handled numerous complex and contested trust and estate matters throughout California.
Michael Freedman has built a solid reputation as an experienced, skilled and dedicated practitioner. He has consistently upheld this high standard of service. Michael Freedman has also achieved an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review rating system, its highest rating.
Northern California Super Lawyers 2012
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization
Licensed since 1984
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I endorse this lawyer's work. Michael provides both strong advocacy and a thoughtful approach to the needs of his clients. Probate work requires an experienced hand and a detailed knowledge of the law. Michael possesses both of these qualities. I would highly recommend him to any client seeking help with a probate matter.
Jeffrey Janoff Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law||State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization||2011|
|Phi Beta Kappa||State University of New York||1979|
|Attorney||Freedman Law Firm||2003 - Present|
|General Counsel||U.S. Nursing Corp.||1998 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Educating Seniors Program||Speaker||2009 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1986 - Present|
|The Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||1986 - Present|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|State University of New York, Buffalo||English and Education||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|
|Financial Planning Day/Estate Planning Workshop||Estate Planning||2014|
|Bernal Heights Senior Center||Estate Planning, Financial Elder Abuse||2009|