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Ahmed Shaikh

About me

My practice is about managing potential pitfalls that come with having both wealth and family.  This includes taxes, management issues, planned giving as well as real and potential conflicts.   


Languages spoken: Urdu

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347686 1328044778

Contact info

14471 Chambers Rd, Suite 103
Tustin, CA, 92780

Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 45%
    10 years
  2. Trusts: 45%
    10 years
  3. Business: 5%
    16 years
  4. Probate: 5%
    7 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Tarek Shawky

    Ahmed Shaikh specializes in wills, trusts and estate planning. Call him first, he knows his stuff.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Gregory Andrew Broiles

    Mr. Shaikh is a hard worker and a creative thinker. He's committed to providing his clients with the best possible estate plan for their individual circumstances.


    Gregory Broiles Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200907/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board MemberACLU of Southern California2013
Board MemberOrange County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section2013
Advisory Board MemberCouncil on American-Islamic Relations2010
Board MemberSociety of Financial Services Professionals, Orange County Chapter2010
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and ProbateBoard of Specialization, State Bar of California2010
Endowment Committee MemberIslamic Society of North America2008
Certified Lexis-Nexis Legal ResearcherLexis-Nexis/ Loyola Law School1999
Deans HonorsIndiana University School of Law1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyStockwell Harris et al2002 - 2006
AttorneyLaw Office of George M. Theofanis2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionBoard Member2013 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2009 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember (inactive)2009 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
WealthCounselMember2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionSecretary/Treasurer2015 - 2016
ACLU of Southern CaliforniaBoard Member2013 - 2016
Society of Financial Services Professionals, Orange County ChapterBoard Member2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Physician coupleEstate and incapacity plan
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Publication nameTitleDate
Estateplanning.comAn Estate Plan for Cinderella's Children2013
ahmedshaikh.comEstate Litigation over the National Enquirer fortune2013
ahmedshaikh.comConfusing seniors with certifications and designations2013
ahmedshaikh.comWill Forgery does happen, Estate Litigation may be the answer2013
ISNA Education Forum (Conference)Step by Step to Establishing a Waqf2010
Southern California InfocusIf I die, who will raise my children?2009
Islamic Inheritance Step-by-StepIslamic Inheritance Step-by-Step2009
Southern California InfocusRamadan, Charity, and the Rule of 722007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
California State University, San DiegoHistoryOther - Bachelors1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE seminarProbate Basics2010
ISNA ConferenceCharitiable Planning2009
Islamic Inheritance Step by StepIslamic Inheritance2009
ISNA ConferenceIslamic Inheritance2008
MAS ConventionIslamic Inheritance2007
Islamic Shura Council of Southern CaliforniaIslamic Inheritance2007