David A. Shapiro

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Los Angeles, California

Law Office of David A. Shapiro, P.C.
David A. Shapiro
Law Office of David A. Shapiro, P.C.

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2001

Education: University of California Hastings College of the Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
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Law Office of David A. Shapiro, P.C.

5757 Wilshire Blvd
Penthouse 3
Los Angeles, CA 90036 Visit website

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The founder of the Law Offices of David A. Shapiro, P.C., David A. Shapiro is a highly regarded trust and estate litigation attorney. The types of matters that Mr. Shapiro has handled from his firm in Los Angeles, California, have included will contests, trust contests, trust administration disputes including allegations of breaches of fiduciary duties, contested conservatorships, guardianships, and financial elder abuse actions. Mr. Shapiro has been certified as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the Board of Legal Specialization of The State Bar of California.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Shapiro attended The University of Texas at Austin and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1995. He then pursued his legal education at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2000. While in law school, Mr. Shapiro served an internship with the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice. He has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since 2001. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Mr. Shapiro is an active participant in several legal organizations, including the Trusts and Estates Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the trusts and Estates Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association,  and the Litigation Standing Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of California Lawyers Association, formerly the sections of the State Bar of California. Active in his community as well, he has served on the board of directors of the Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise Foundation and Los Angeles Estate Planning Planning Council. He currently serves on the executive committee of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation

Focus areas

Will contests

  • 100% Estate & trust litigation

First Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.davidshapirolaw.com/Attorney-Profile.aspx

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Playa Venice Rotary Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Specialist, California State Bar in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, J.D.    , 2000
  • Trial Lawyers College, 2015
  • University of Texas-Austin, 1995
Honors/Awards:
  • Wiley M. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, 2003
  • Back Forty, Chief Student Editor, University of California Hastings College of the Law Intern, Environmental Enforcement Division of the Unites States Department of Justice  
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Executive committee of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section.
  • California Bar, Trusts and Estate Section, Litigation Subcommittee, Member
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of California
  • Los Angeles Estate Planning Council (Current Member, President of the Board 2016-2017)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, Member
  • United States District Courts, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Central District of California
Industry Groups:
  • Estates
  • Litigation
  • Trusts

Office location for David A. Shapiro

5757 Wilshire Blvd
Penthouse 3
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone: 310-773-0377

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

Certificates and credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization
Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
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