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Stewart R. Albertson is a named partner with the California firm of Albertson & Davidson, LLP, where he practices in the areas of trust, estate and probate litigation and general civil litigation. Mr. Albertson is a member of both the Louisiana State Bar and the California State Bar.


Mr. Albertson, the youngest of three children, grew up in Riverside, California. After high school Mr. Albertson joined the United States Army. After finishing basic training, advanced training, and airborne school, Mr. Albertson was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea, Camp Casey, where he spent one year soldiering near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). After completing his tour in South Korea, Mr. Albertson was assigned to the U.S. Army’s elite 82nd Airborne Division where he served as a paratrooper for over two years.


After completing his commitment to the U.S. Army, Mr. Albertson attended law school and received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law and his masters in tax law (LL.M.) from the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to law school, Mr. Albertson earned his B.S. from Southwestern Adventist University.


Mr. Albertson is an adjunct professor of law at Chapman Law School, located in Orange County, where he teaches the Wills and Trusts course.


Mr. Albertson’s hobbies include exercising, P90X, competing in triathlons, playing chess, reading non-fiction, and watching sports of all types.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    12 years, 150 cases
  2. Trusts: 25%
    12 years, 200 cases
  3. Probate: 25%
    12 years, 200 cases



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  • Gian Nicole Ducic-Montoya

    Stewart is a brilliant and ruthless litigator. He believes in his clients and is dedicated to advocating on their behalf. It has been a pleasure to be able to watch and learn from him.


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Contact info

Albertson & Davidson, LLP

555 Twin Dolphin Dr.
Suite 130
Redwood City, CA, 94065


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Southern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Southern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Southern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Southern California Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Vice PresidentThe Albertson & Davidson Children's Foundation2011 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorChapman University School of Law2008 - Present
PartnerAlbertson & Davidson, LLP2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyZiprick & Cramer, LLP2006 - 2007
OwnerLaw Office of Stewart R. Albertson2004 - 2006
ProfessorLoma Linda University School of Public Health2003 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Albertson & Davidson Children's FoundationFounding Member2011 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember2009 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
California Consumer Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Robert CheseboroughThe appellate court agreed with us and affirmed the trial court's decision
Sloan v. RedmondJury Verdict $5,650,000
Confidential Medical Device LitigationHigh 8-Figure Confidential Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
AdvocateProducts Liability: Avoiding the "Land of the Lost"2013
Inland Empire Business JournalHow the motion picture industry miscalculates box office receipts2004
Inland Empire Business JournalAre Employer-Sponsored Tax-Deferred 401(k) Plans Still a Good Investment?2004
Tax RegimesThe International Taxation of Dividend Income: A Closer Look at the Bush Administration’s Dividend Exclusion Proposal and Two Proposals Outside of the Classical and Integration2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2003
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Southwestern Adventist UniversityTheology/Social ScienceB.S.1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Melvin M. Belli SocietyJury Selection2013
The Research ChannelPhysician-Assisted Suicide: An Analysis of U.S. Supreme Court Precedent.2005
Loma Linda University and Medical CenterEstate and Financial Planning Seminar2004
Redlands Yucaipa Guidance Counseling Association Board MeetingCharitable Trusts and Taxation of appreciated property2003
Oak League InstituteTaxation of Financial Derivatives2003