Steve also represents clients who are beneficiaries, trustees or personal representatives and assists them in navigating the trust administration and probate process.
Additionally, Steve’s practice focuses on emerging Elder Law issues, specifically long-term care planning. Much of this focus is assisting clients plan for long term care including eligibility for Medicaid. Under this type of planning, assets can be preserved that would otherwise be used to pay for nursing home and related medical costs.
Prior to opening his own practice, Steve worked for an estate planning law firm in Southern California. He also previously worked for the FDIC in their structured transaction group.
Steve is licensed to practice in Texas and California. He lives in Lakewood with his wife, Mackenna and their family.
Boston University School of Law – Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation with a Certificate in Estate Planning
Whittier Law School – Juris Doctor
Willamette University – Bachelor of Arts in Economics