Steven E. Trytten

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Pasadena, CA

Anglin, Flewelling, Rasmussen, Campbell & Trytten, LLP
 | 301 N. Lake Avenue, Suite 1100
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-535-1900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (70%),
  • Tax: Consumer (20%),
  • Employee Benefits (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven E. Trytten, J.D., CPA, MBA, is a partner at Anglin, Flewelling, Rasmussen, Campbell & Trytten, LLP in Pasadena, CA. Mr. Trytten represents individual and corporate clients in the Greater Los Angeles area and surrounding counties with a focus on the practice areas of tax, estate planning and business succession planning.

Mr. Trytten lectures to tax and estate professionals across the country. Recent programs include American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”) meetings, Heckerling Estate Planning Institute, ALI-CLE programs, NYU Tax Institute, USC Tax Institute, CEB-UCLA Estate Planning Institute, Southern California Tax and Estate Planning Forum, Great Western Tax Institute, Great Southern Tax Institute, AICPA programs, and NAELA Annual Institute. Recent publications include his papers for these events as well as articles for Trusts & Estates, Journal of Wealth Management and other publications for tax and estate planning professionals.

Mr. Trytten earned his undergraduate, MBA, and law degrees from the University of Illinois. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and California. The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization recognizes him as a board-certified specialist in taxation law, and in the area of estate planning, and trust and probate law.

For nearly 40 years, Mr. Trytten has earned the respect of the legal community. He has been recognized as a Los Angeles county “Super Lawyer” every year since 2004, and was further recognized as one of the top 100 vote recipients county-wide among all practice areas in 2004. He holds an AV-Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and an “Excellent” Avvo rating. Mr. Trytten has been recognized for fourteen consecutive years as one of the top lawyers in the United States by virtue of his inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America©**. Mr. Trytten was recently honored as the Best Lawyers of America©** 2017 “Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year” for Pasadena, CA.

Mr. Trytten‘s honors are not limited to his high ratings and rankings. Mr. Trytten is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law graduate program in Estate Planning. As a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”), he is the in-coming Chair of the Employee Benefits Committee and serves as a Member of the Business Planning Committee. He also serves as a member of the Trusts and Estates Editorial Advisory Board for The Journal of Wealth Management (Retirement Benefits Section), and served for two years as the Chair of the Committee on Estate and Gift Taxation, Taxation Section of The State Bar of California.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
**Best Lawyers® 2017. Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (70%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Tax (20%): Tax Law

Employee Benefits (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Tax: Tax Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Steven Trytten

Admitted: 1978, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.afrct.com/our-attorneys/steven-trytten/

Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized for fourteen consecutive years as one of the top lawyers in the U.S. by virtue of his inclusion in the Best Lawyers of America
  • Recognized as one of the top 100 vote recipients county-wide among all practice areas in 2004
  • Voted by his peers in Los Angeles County as a “Super Lawyer”

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Illinois CPA, 1979
  • Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and Estate Planning, and Trust and Probate Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California Bar, 1983
  • Illinois Bar, 1978
  • in-coming Chair, ACTEC Employee Benefits Committee
  • Member, ACTEC Business Planning Committee 
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Chair, California State Bar Taxation Section Committee on Estate and Gift Taxation, 1996 - 1998
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Trusts & Estates, The Journal of Wealth Management (Retirement Benefits Section)
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law graduate Estate Planning Program in Estate Planning

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois, MBA
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Office Location for Steven E. Trytten

301 N. Lake Avenue
Suite 1100
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 626-535-1900

 

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Last Updated: 11/14/2016

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