Jeb Burton is the managing principal of The Burton Law Firm. Jeb's legal career is focused in the areas of Business, Tax, Trust/Estate and International Law . He is specifically knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of Advanced Estate and Tax Planning (both domestic and international), Business/Investment Structure and Governance, Exit Planning, Asset Protection, as well as Business Succession Planning.
Jeb is admitted to practice law in the State of California, and he is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California. He received his Juris Doctorate from King Hall at the University of California, Davis. He accomplished his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
Jeb has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He was named in Sacramento Magazine’s “Top Lawyer” list for both the areas of Estate Planning and Tax Law for 2015 and 2016. He has been named a Five Star Wealth Manager and has held a perfect 10 rating by AVVO.com for over 5 years.
Over the course of his practice, Jeb has represented a wide variety of clients on diverse and challenging issues. Jeb’s services range from developing estate, tax and business planning for local business owners to advising executives at Fortune 500 companies with domestic and international concerns. He routinely speaks locally and nationally to Attorneys, CPAs and other professionals in the areas of tax, business succession, international law and estate planning.
Jeb currently serves as the President of the Sacramento Estate Planning Council, Chair of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, and Northern California Forum Leader for Wealth Counsel. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the California State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, including a variety of sections within that organization. He previously served as Chair of the Tax Section. He also the past Chair and First District Commissioner for the Yolo County Planning Commission, where he served for 8 years.
Jeb is a member of the West Sacramento Rotary, and on the board of several non-profits including the West Sacramento Foundation. Jeb and the Burton Law Firm are also members of the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce, the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, and the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Board.
On a personal note; Jeb is happily married, a proud father of two, and lives in West Sacramento. He is a dedicated traveler and an avid collector of fine wines.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Five Star Wealth Manager||Five Star Professional||2013|
|Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law||State Bar of California||2013|
|Paul Harris Fellow||N/A||2007|
|1st District Commissioner||Yolo County Planning Commission||2007 - Present|
|Owner/Senior Attorney||The Burton Law Firm||2006 - Present|
|Commissioner||Economic Development Advisory Commission, West Sacramento||2007 - 2009|
|Vice Chair||Yolo County Advisory Committee on Tribal Matters||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sacramento Estate Planning Council||Secretary||2013 - Present|
|Vistage PDA||PDA Advisor Member||2010 - Present|
|West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce||Director||2009 - Present|
|Rotary Club||Various||2006 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2002 - Present|
|Sacramento Estate Planning Council||Treasurer||2012 - 2013|
|Sutter Health Heritage Advisory Board||Board Member||2011 - 2013|
|Sacramento Estate Planning Council||Technical Forum Chair||2010 - 2012|
|Sacramento County Bar Tax Section||Chair||2009 - 2010|
|CPA/Law Forum, Sacramento Chapter||Advisory Board Member||2008 - 2012|
|Sacramento Estate Planning Council||Program/Speaker Chair||2008 - 2009|
|American Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||N/A||2008 - 2011|
|Sacramento Young Tax Lawyers Association||Vice-Chair||2007 - 2008|
|Sacramento County Bar Association, Tax Law Section||Various Positions||2007 - 2008|
|American Bar Association, Law Student Division||LT Governor of 9th Circuit||2003 - 2004|
|Landlord Today||LLCs for Real Estate Investors||2007|
|Landlord Torday||Holding Title as Community Property With Right of Survivorship||2007|
|University of California at Davis School of Law||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|University of the Pacific||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Real Estate Tax Conference||Estate Planning for Real Estate 2013 and Beyond||2013|
|Tenth Annual Real Estate Conference||Top Real Estate Planning for Real Estate Strategies 2012||2012|
|Winter Advisors Forum||Lessons Learned from Muli-Generational Philanthropy||2011|
|Estate and Financial Planning and Taxation Committees Joint Meeting||Postmortem Sucession and Estate Planning for S Corporation Shareholders||2011|
|Real Estate and Tax Conference||Estate Planning for Real Estate from 2010-2012||2010|
|CalCPA November Estate and Tax Planning Joint Session||Estate Planning Under the Obama Administration||2008|