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Trusts and Estates Litigation Attorney, Trustee Attorney, Probate Attorney, Published Aurther, Public Speaker, and Adjunct Professor


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 50%
    17 years, 200 cases
  2. Trusts: 50%
    17 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($135-500/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Shaffer Timothy Cormell

    Phil and his team are great to work with. I would recommend them to anyone in need of a Probate attorney.


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Contact info

The Legacy Lawyers

10221 Slater Avenue
Suite 106
Fountain Valley, CA, 92708-4743


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Exceptional Acheivement Award -- Tax LitigationSouthwestern University SOL1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPhillip Lemmons, APC, Attorneys at Law1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Client Relations CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1998 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of Davis Family TrustFavorable Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
James Publishing publicationWills & Trusts2013
The ElderLaw ReportStealing Home: A Con's Guide to Inheritance Theft2012
James Publishing publicationProbate and Trusts2009
Inheritance Theft BlogHow Do I Remove My Father's Conservator?2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Southern CaliforniaPublic MangementBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Orange County Bar AssociationConservatorship, Trustee and POA Interplay2014
Live CLE SeminarEstate Planning Basics2013
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEstate Planning Basics2012
Protect your Family from ProbateHow to Perserve Your Estate With a Living Trust2009
NAWBO Monthly MeetingDemystifying Various Medical Powers of Attorney2007