Rodney W. Wickers

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Torrance, California

Wickers, Wickers & Admans LLP
Rodney W. Wickers
Wickers, Wickers & Admans LLP

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation, Elder law, Appellate; view more

Licensed in California since: 1977

Education: University of California Hastings College of the Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
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Wickers, Wickers & Admans LLP

2790 Skypark Drive
Suite 209
Torrance, CA 90505 Visit website

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Rodney Wickers is a Los Angeles, California-based  attorney over 40 years of legal experience. He is the founder of The Law Office of Rodney W. Wickers which is now Wickers, Wickers & Admans, a limited liability company, and represents clients throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County area. His practice areas include business, trust and estate law, family law, including trials and appeals.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Wickers has argued many cases and appeared before both trial and appellate courts. He is the recipient of many honors and awards from various local courts and organizations, including the South Bay Bar Association and The State Bar of California.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Wickers became designated as a Staff Judge Advocate in the U.S. Air Force. He spent several years working for the military in a diverse range of roles, including aerospace contract negotiator, defense counsel and trial counsel. He opened his own law firm in 1992.

Serving his legal community, Mr. Wickers provides pro bono services at a volunteer attorney pro bono clinic through the South Bay Bar Association. He is an active member of the South Bay Bar Association, as well as the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and a former board member of the Torrance Memorial Institutional Review Board.

Mr. Wickers began his educational career at Loyola Marymount University, going on to complete his bachelor’s degree at the United States Air Force Academy. He earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. During law school, he served as managing editor of the Hastings Law News.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation, Elder law, Appellate, Business litigation, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Will contests, Appeals, Estate planning, Probate & estate administration, Trusts

  • 40% Estate & trust litigation
  • 20% Elder law
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Business litigation
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 1976, Iowa

Professional Webpage: http://wickerslaw.com/about/rodneywwickers/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mediator & Arbitrator Los Angeles Superior Court 1996–2013
  • Board Member-Legal Review Torrance Memorial Medical Center Institutional Review Board 1992–2014
  • Judge Pro Tempore Los Angeles Superior Court 1994–2014
  • Volunteer Attorney Pro Bono Clinic South Bay Bar Association (LA) 1997–present
  • Probate Volunteer Panel Attorney Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Volunteer Panel Now called "Court Appointed Counsel" 1996-2012
  • Pro Bono Panel, Guardianships, South Bay Bar Association, 2012
Honors/Awards:
  • Outstanding Contribution-Procurement & Claims United States Air Force 1979
  • High Scholastic Achievement-Economics Alpha Chapter of Colorado 1973
  • Second Lieutenant Regular United States Air Force The President of the United States & Department of the Air Force 1973
  • Dedicated and Skillful Service as Managing Editor Hastings College of the Law-Hastings Law News 1975
  • Certificate of Designation-Judge Advocate The President of the United States & Department of the Air Force 1976
  • Qualified-Trial Counsel and Defense Counsel Department of the Air Force 1977
  • Outstanding Service in the Office of J.A.G. Ogden Air Logistics Center 1979
  • Leadership Torrance Chamber of Commerce 1995
  • Appreciation for Outstanding Services to Traffic Court & Public Municipal Court of Santa Monica 1999
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Temporary Judge Superior Court of California 2001
  • Unselfish Dedication Educating CA Senior Citizens State Bar of California 2001
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Services to Community South Bay Bar Association 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Temporary Judge Los Angeles Superior Court 2003
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Services to Community South Bay Bar Association 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Alternative Dispute Resolution Los Angeles Superior Court, 2011
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Temporary Judge Los Angeles Superior Court 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Probate Volunteer Panel Los Angeles Superior Court of California 2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation-Pro Bono Panel Guardianship South Bay Bar Association 2012
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California, 1977
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • South Bay Bar Association
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Served as Managing Editor of Hastings Law News while in law school, 1974
  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center Institutional Review Board, Board Member-Legal Review, 1992–2014
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Mr. Wickers was initiated by Pomeroy as a member of the International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi, 1974
Educational Background:
  • Air Command and Staff College, 1984
  • University of Utah, Masters in Business Administration, 1979
  • Air Force Academy As a student, he was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Colorado in recognition of his high scholastic achievement in the field of Economics and received his Bachelor of Science from the Air Force Academy, 1973

Office location for Rodney W. Wickers

2790 Skypark Drive
Suite 209
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone: 310-461-8572

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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