David Burchard Gaw

David Burchard Gaw

Estate Planning Attorney
Napa, CA




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About Me

Ihave been practicing law since 1972 and have been practicing exclusively in the Trusts and Estates area since 1986.I counsel clients in estate planning, trust administration, probate, and elder law, including public benefits planning.I generally handle 300 to 400 new cases each year and often serve as an expert witness in litigated trust and estate matters. I am head ofmy firms seven-attorney...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Hourly ($495-$550/hour)

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1972 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
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Work Experience

Showing 1 of 6 job entries
1977 – present

Gaw, Van Male, Smith, Myers & Reynolds


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1971 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California School of Law


Showing 1 of 13 awards

2010 Northern California Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers


Showing 1 of 9 association entries

2010- present Fellow

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2006 Why business owners need help from an exit planner

North Bay Business Journal

1995 "Administering the Single Person Trust After Settlor's Death,"

California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 28 occasions

2011 High Net Worth Estate Planning: Systems, Forms and Techniques

at Sacramento Estate Planning Council Technical Forum

2011 Comprehensive Estate Planning

at California CPA Education Foundation

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