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Kevin Forrester has more than 20 years experience as a trust and litigation lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator of civil, real estate and real property disputes; more than 25 years real estate practice experience as a Realtor® and licensed real estate broker; and broad organized real estate experience as a twice-elected President of the North San Diego County Association of Realtors® with more than 10 years as a Director of the California Association of Realtors® (CAR), one of the United State’s largest state trade associations.


Kevin has served the Superior Court of California as a Civil Mediation Panel Member since 1995, and a Pro Tem Judge since 1994.


While a CAR director, Kevin has served on the Professional Standards Committee, as the Vice Chair of the Defense Strategy Advisory Committee (2007), and Chair of the Legal Affairs Forum (2009).


As a University of California at San Diego (UCSD) Alumni, Kevin served as an Alumni Association Director for 26 years, and General Counsel for 21 years.


Practice Areas:

•Trusts & Estates

•Fiduciary Services

•Property Management

•Real Estate Law

•Real Estate Practice




Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 40%
    36 years
  2. Trusts: 30%
    22 years
  3. Mediation: 15%
    21 years
  4. Arbitration: 15%
    30 years



Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

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  • Merwyn J. Miller

    I have worked with Kevin and referred real estate cases to him. I have found him to be consistently accurate in his advice, efficient in his handling of cases, and responsive to the needs of his clients. He continues to be my “go to guy” for real estate matters.


    Merwyn Miller Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark A. Broughton

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Kevin for over 20 years, and have worked with him in the past. He is extremely bright, knowledgeable in his practice areas. Honest, fair as a mediator and arbitrator, edicated to his clients and his community, and a terrific lawyer.


    Mark Broughton Violent crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

4403 Manchester Ave Ste 205
Encinitas, CA, 92024


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
REALTOR of the YearNorth San Diego County Association of REALTORS2005
Rotarian of the YearRotary Club of Encinitas, California2002
San Diego Law ReviewUniversity of San Diego School of Law1985
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MediatorKevin K. Forrester1997 - Present
ArbitratorKevin K. Forrester1988 - Present
Attorney at LawKevin K. Forrester1987 - Present
REALTORKevin K. Forrester1981 - Present
PresidentNorth San Diego Cournty Association of REALTORS2005 - 2005
PresidentNorth San Diego County Association of REALTORS2003 - 2003
DirectorCalifornia Association of REALTORS2001 - 2015
Civil Mediation PanelSuperior Court Of California1995 - 2015
Pro Tem JudgeSuperior Court Of California1994 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
North County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
California Association of RealtorsMember1981 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1987 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of California - San DiegoPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1980