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Thank you for your interest in my law practice and our firm. We are proactive. We will examine your issue and offer innovative legal remedies that best benefit you. We thoroughly explain the process and give you an idea of what to expect. We strive to establish a relationship based on a foundation of trust so that you will feel comfortable moving forward. Our services are not a product, but a process.
Common sense tells you that you do not plan your estate or solve trust and estate problems just by throwing money at them. That same common sense should tell you that you do not plan your estate or solve your trust and estate problems by throwing money at your lawyers. The best solutions and the best lawyers are not necessarily the most expensive.
Daniel Brown is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law with the Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. He is a San Mateo attorney who began his legal career in tax law. His significant tax experience allows him to examine your situation, listen to your concerns and advise you in the development and creation of an estate plan that preserves your estate and is tailored to your particular family. Post death, we assist the fiduciary (Executor or Trustee) in the implementation and administration of your estate plan.
Mr. Brown has two law degrees, a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law.
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Camelia Mahmoudi, Family Attorney
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I enthusiastically endorse this superb lawyer. I had the pleasure of working for Mr. Brown as an associate attorney, when I transitioned from practicing family law to estate planning. In addition to being a seasoned coach and a great mentor to me, he is an outstanding attorney and asset to our trust and estate legal community. His ethics, honesty and skill are unsurpassed. He is highly skilled, professional and experienced and I recommend him to anyone seeking representation in the area of trust and estate.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Northern California Super Lawyer||Northern California Super Lawyers||2010|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Northern California Super Lawyer||Northern California Super Lawyers||2009|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law||State Bar of California||2007|
|Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law||State Bar of California||2002|
|Owner||Law Office of Daniel G. Brown||1996 - Present|
|Director||Williams, Romanski, Polverari & Skelton, P.C.||1994 - 1996|
|Associate Attorney||Williams, Romanski, Polverari & Skelton, P.C.||1988 - 1994|
|Associate Attorney||Beck & Nolan||1987 - 1988|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyer||Member||1998 - Present|
|San Mateo County Bar Association||Member||1988 - Present|
|United States Tax Court||Member||1987 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1983 - Present|
|In re THE LEVIN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN TRUST||Petitioner not beneficiary of trust; appeal denied|
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|Boston University School of Law||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||1984|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|California State University, Fullerton||Accounting||B.B.A||1979|
|Course on Tax Planning||University of California, Berkeley Extension||1997|