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Steve Yahnian

also known as D. Steven Yahnian, Dodd Steven Yahnian

About me




D. Steven Yahnian, Attorney at Law, JD, CPA (California), LLM (Tax),  has been a member of the California State Bar since 1980.  In addition, Mr. Yahnian is one of a small group of attorneys who are California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Certified Specialists both in Taxation Law, as well as Estate Planning, Trusts, and Probate Law.  Mr. Yahnian is the only attorney in Tulare County and Kings County with both designations


YAHNIAN LAW CORPORATION specializes in providing legal advice and solutions in the following areas:

  • Business, Individual and Consumer Law & Planning

  • Estate Planning & Administration

  • Real Property Law & Planning

  • Tax Law Planning & Defense

  • Asset Protection Planning






Practice areas


  1. Tax: 25%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Corporate: 10%

Attorney endorsements

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  • David Leo Keligian

    Even among professionals, Mr. Yahnian's breadth of knowledge and expertise are rare qualities. What makes Mr. Yahnian unique is the degree of his commitment to his clients and his strong ethics. He was thorough, cost effective, and an outstanding communicator.


    David Keligian Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Richard Bruce Barron

    I endorse this lawyer. Steven is a truly excellent estate planning attorney. In addition to being a Certified Specialist in Taxation and Estate Planning, he is also a Certified Public Accountant. His estate planning documents are impeccably drafted. When I have a difficult estate planning or tax issue, he is the person I call.


    Richard Barron Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info


3130 West Main Street, Ste F
Visalia, CA, 93291

Yahnian Law Corporation

3130 West Main Street Suite F
Visalia, CA, 93291



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law SpecialistCalifornia State Board of Legal Specialization2015
Certified Tax Law SpecialistCalifornia State Board of Legal Specialization2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyYahnian Law Corporation1988 - Present
LecturerSan Joaquin College Of Law1990 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tulare County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2011
Loyola University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Southern CaliforniaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1977