Alexander Biddle

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in San Mateo, CA

Biddle Law
 | 1900 S Norfolk St, Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650-770-1418
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Founding attorney at Biddle Law, Alexander Biddle represents the people of San Mateo County in legal issues related to estate planning, estate litigation, probate administration, business law and estate tax planning. Admitted to practice in California since 2014, Mr. Biddle designed his practice around helping those who are preparing for the end of their lives and want to care for their families and manage their estates.

    Mr. Biddle is actively involved in the legal community and focuses on improving the services he offers as a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association Estate Planning and Probate Section, the State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section and the Silicon Valley Bar Association. Along with the city of San Mateo, he also represents those in Foster City, Burlingame and San Carlos, California.

    In 2009, Mr. Biddle graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a Bachelor of Arts. After earning his undergraduate degree, he attended Santa Clara University School of Law. He graduated cum laude and earned his Juris Doctor before attending Golden Gate University, where he obtained his Master of Laws in Estate Planning.

    While in law school, Mr. Biddle was awarded the Witkin Award and given the CALI Excellence for the Future Award seven times, highlighting his commitment to education and to learning as much as possible about estate planning and tax law. Passionate about taking care of others, his focus is on helping those who want to care for their families even after they are gone.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 50%Estate Planning & Probate

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Rising Stars: 2020

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    About Alexander Biddle

    Admitted: 2014, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.ambiddlelaw.com/lawyer/About-Us_cp16805.htm

    Honors/Awards:

    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., CALI Excellence for the Future Award -- Real Estate Conveyancing, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2014
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Family Wealth Management, The Center for Computer - Assisted Legal Instruction, 2014
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Administrative Law, The Center for Computer - Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., Witkin Award for Academic Excellence - Negotiating, Witkin Legal Institute, 2014
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Negotiating, The Center for Computer - Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., CALI Excellence for the Future Award -- Wills & Trusts, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the course., CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Advanced Torts, The Center for Computer - Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
    • Given to the student with the top grade in the class., CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Legal Analysis, Research, And Writing, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2012

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Silicon Valley Bar Association, Member
    • Estate Planning and Probate Section
    • Member of California State Bar, Trusts and Estates Section, 2014
    • San Mateo County Bar Association, Member, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • I represented a trustee who prevailed on a surcharge action against a prior, bad-actor trustee. The court awarded damages in favor my client in the amount of $309,469.65, which included bad-faith double damages under Probate Code section 859. The court further awarded attorney's fees and costs against the respondent in the amount of $66,558.00., 2019
    • Prevailed on summary judgment against a disinherited son who contested a trust amendment. The disinherited son ended up with nothing from the trust he was disinherited from., 2019

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Davis, B.A., 2009
    • In 2014, I graduated cum laude in the top 6% of my class, earning a juris doctor degree, from Santa Clara Law., 2014
    • In 2017, I earned an LLM degree with honors in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law, Golden Gate University, 2017
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    Office Location for Alexander Biddle

    1900 S Norfolk St
    Suite 350
    San Mateo, CA 94403

    Phone: 650-770-1418

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    Last Updated: 4/15/2020

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