Brian, a lifelong native of Huntington Beach, graduated law school at the top of his class in 1995 and passed the California State Bar examination on his first attempt in 1996. He has practiced exclusively in this area of law for over 20 years and has obtained the rare distinction as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law by the State Bar. Less than 1% of California attorneys are "Certified Specialists" in any field due to the high level of experience and expertise required by the State Bar to obtain this distinction. He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association's Trust & Estate Section and Elder Law Section. He is also a member of Elder Counsel and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys. Brian is truly a specialist.