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Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 40%
    6 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    6 years
  3. Probate: 20%
    6 years
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
    6 years
  5. Wills: 5%
    6 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Pablo Cesar Palomino

    Charles is sharp. He knows his material in and out. I have relied on his expertise on several matters. Every matter he has assisted me with has had a successful outcome. Charles is also very practical in his approach to tackling tough legal puzzles. It is always a pleasure to work with him.


    Pablo Palomino Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Teddy Robert McNamara

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have been co-counsel with Charles on several matters. He has extensive knowledge and experience in estate planning, trust administrations and probate law. He is also very experienced in trust and probate litigation matters. Charles has great ability to see the main issue very quickly in any given matter. He also is very good at finding a simpler and faster resolution for clients before initiating unnecessary litigation. Charles is hardworking, ethical and communicates very well with clients.


    Teddy McNamara Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kimball, Tirey & St.John LLP

1202 Kettner Boulevard
Fifth Floor
San Diego, CA, 92101


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
San Diego "SuperLawyers" ListingLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Five Star Wealth ManagerCrescendo Business Services2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Estate Planning, Trust & ProbateMember1995 - 2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of California - Santa CruzN/AAB1973