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Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
  3. Probate: 20%


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Withers Bergman, LLP

6050 El Tordo
P.O. Box 2329
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, 92067


DCActive 200607/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50: San Diego Super LawyersSuperLawyers2015
Southern California Super Lawyers (Estate Planning & Probate)Super Lawyers2014
San Diego Super Lawyers - (Estate Planning and Probate)San Diego Super Lawyers2013
Top Lawyers in San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2013
"40 Under 40"San Diego Metropolitan Magazine2012
San Diego County Top Attorneys (Estate Planning/Probate & Trust)The Daily Transcript2011
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWithers Bergman, LLP2015 - Present
PartnerMcKenna Long & Aldridge2012 - 2015
Partner/AttorneyLuce Forward Hamilton & Scripps2000 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2012 - Present
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionExecutive Committee2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
CEB's Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Family LawIssues on Death of Spouse or Registered Domestic Partner (Chapter 5)2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Williams CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2012 Annual Southern California Tax and Estate Planning ForumCalifornia 2012 Legislation Affecting Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate, Conservatorshiops and Guardianships2012