Seth M. Skootsky

Seth M. Skootsky: Attorney with Skootsky & Der LLP
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  • 90 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Biography

Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Torts, 1985. Member, California Law Review, 1986-1988. Northern California Superlawyer, 2005. Best Lawyers in America. Law Clerk to Honorable Meir Shamgar, President of the Supreme Court of Israel, 1988-1989. Publications: "The New Unitrust Statute: Drafting and Administration Consequences for Trusts That Distribute Income," 27 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 37, Oct. 2005; "Final Income Regulations Under IRC § 643 Concerning Adjustment Powers and Noncharitable Unitrusts: What Do They Mean for California Trusts and Estates?," 25 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 101, Feb. 2004; "Update on Federal Tax Law Developments Concerning Trustee Power to Adjust under California Probate Code § 16336," 22 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 177, June 2001; "The New Principal and Income Act: California Trustees Adjust to the Power to Adjust," 22 CEB Estate Planning and California Probate Reporter 37, Oct. 2000; Southern California Tax and Estate Planning Forum Speaker 2006, 2007.

(Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Probate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Elder Abuse
  • Dependent Adult Abuse

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-979-9800  Phone
www.skootskyder.com
University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, B.S., 1983; University of California at Berkeley, M.P.P., 1985
Law School Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, J.D. (Boalt Hall), 1988
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
1989, California
Memberships:
Bar Association of San Francisco (Chair, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section, 2003); State Bar of California (Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section); San Francisco Estate Planning Council.
Birth Information:
San Francisco, California, 1960
Certifications:
( Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
903663135

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