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Jeb Umphred Burton

About me

Jeb’s legal career is focused in the areas of Estate Planning, Tax and Business Law. He is specifically knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of Advanced Estate and Tax Planning as well as Business Succession, or Legacy Planning. While he prides himself on staying on top of cutting-edge Estate Planning and Tax Techniques, he is conservative at heart and always puts his client’s interests ahead of his desire to pioneer.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    400 cases
  2. Business: 30%
    200 cases
  3. Tax: 25%
    100 cases
  4. International Law: 10%
    100 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Betty Jean Williams

    I have served with Jeb on the Sacramento County Bar (Tax Section) and he has shown good leadership and good lawyering!


    Betty Williams Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David L. Kelly

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Kelly Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

The Burton Law Firm

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 1850 (18th Floor)
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Burton Law Firm- Roseville

3741 Douglas Blvd
Suite #320
Roseville, CA, 95661



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Five Star Wealth ManagerFive Star Professional2013
Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust & Probate LawState Bar of California2013
Paul Harris FellowN/A2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
1st District CommissionerYolo County Planning Commission2007 - Present
Owner/Senior AttorneyThe Burton Law Firm2006 - Present
CommissionerEconomic Development Advisory Commission, West Sacramento2007 - 2009
Vice ChairYolo County Advisory Committee on Tribal Matters2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sacramento Estate Planning CouncilSecretary2013 - Present
Sacramento Estate Planning CouncilTreasurer2012 - 2013
Sutter Health Heritage Advisory BoardBoard Member2011 - 2013
Vistage PDAPDA Advisor Member2010 - Present
Sacramento Estate Planning CouncilTechnical Forum Chair2010 - 2012
Sacramento County Bar Tax SectionChair2009 - 2010
West Sacramento Chamber of CommerceDirector2009 - Present
CPA/Law Forum, Sacramento ChapterAdvisory Board Member2008 - 2012
Sacramento Estate Planning CouncilProgram/Speaker Chair2008 - 2009
American Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/A2008 - 2011
Sacramento Young Tax Lawyers AssociationVice-Chair2007 - 2008
Sacramento County Bar Association, Tax Law SectionVarious Positions2007 - 2008
Rotary ClubVarious2006 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Student DivisionLT Governor of 9th Circuit2003 - 2004
American Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Landlord TodayLLCs for Real Estate Investors2007
Landlord TordayHolding Title as Community Property With Right of Survivorship2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawN/AN/AN/A
University of the PacificN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Real Estate Tax ConferenceEstate Planning for Real Estate 2013 and Beyond2013
Tenth Annual Real Estate ConferenceTop Real Estate Planning for Real Estate Strategies 20122012
Winter Advisors ForumLessons Learned from Muli-Generational Philanthropy2011
Estate and Financial Planning and Taxation Committees Joint MeetingPostmortem Sucession and Estate Planning for S Corporation Shareholders2011
Real Estate and Tax ConferenceEstate Planning for Real Estate from 2010-20122010
CalCPA November Estate and Tax Planning Joint SessionEstate Planning Under the Obama Administration2008