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Kimberly McGhee

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Escondido, CA

Black & McGhee, A Professional Law Corporation
144 E Washington Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: 760-616-3309
Fax: 760-745-2985
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Elder Law (30%), Estate Planning & Probate (40%), Banking (10%), Estate & Trust Litigation (10%), Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kimberly McGhee is a partner with Black & McGhee, A Professional Law Corporation, in Escondido, California. A top-rated trial and transactional attorney with more than 15 years of total legal experience, Ms. McGhee provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout San Diego County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Elder law
  • Estate planning
  • Long-term care planning
  • Asset protection
  • Retirement planning
  • Banking
  • Real estate
  • Legal ethics

Among her impressive legal credentials, Ms. McGhee holds her certification as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as well as her certification as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate from The State Bar of California. She is also a VA accredited attorney, and she has extensive commercial litigation experience, which helps her to better address her clients' issues with regard to their business succession planning and any disputes that may arise during the process.

Honored for her impeccable professionalism and stellar client service, Ms. McGhee has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers, and she has received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with numerous positive testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

A 2002 graduate of the University of California, San Diego, with a degree in economics, Ms. McGhee attended California Western School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2005.

While there, she served as associate editor for the California Western Law Review, and she completed an externship with the Honorable Barbara L. Major of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. She was also a law clerk and certified law student with the Criminal Appeals Division of the Office of the California Attorney General.

Ms. McGhee is a member of The State Bar of California and the State Bar of Nevada as well as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, where she is the currently president-elect of the organization's Southern California Chapter. She has also served as vice-chair of the CCBA North County Bar Association, San Diego, and has served as board member for both the San Diego Dementia Consortium and the Southern Caregiver Resource Center.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Elder Law
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Banking
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Will Contests, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Kimberly McGhee

First Admitted: 2005, Nevada

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Educational Background

  • University of California, San Diego, B.A. in Economics

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • VA Accredited Attorney

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Southern Caregiver Resource Center
  • Board Member, San Diego Dementia Consortium

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Vice Chair CCBA North County Bar Association, San Diego
  • President Elect Southern California Chapter of NAELA
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2018
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of California
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, 2018
  • Board of Southern California National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2015
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Office Location for Kimberly McGhee

144 E Washington Ave
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: 760-616-3309

Fax: 760-745-2985

Last Updated: 10/8/2021

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