Serving as an attorney, owner and founder of Crockett Law Corporation since 1970, David Crockett has been providing personalized and effective legal advice and aggressive representation at the courthouse for over forty years. Complementing more than four decades of experience in managing his clients’ affairs, he has gained firsthand knowledge in overseeing his personal real estate ventures and operations of hotels and apartments.
This wide-ranging background has given David the specialized experience required to effectively litigate trust, estate and real estate disputes and to understand, interpret, negotiate and create virtually every type of legal document, financial statement or tax return. This expertise no doubt gives David’s clients the edge when dealing with trusts and estates, asset protection, and transactions, contracts, and disputes pertaining to commercial and residential real estate.
In 2011, Mr. Crockett became a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of California and continues to invest and cultivate his real estate investments portfolio. As a result, Mr. Crockett understands the practical realities of operating a business, borrowing large sums of money and working diligently to avoid legal and financial challenges all the while yielding a profit.
Areas of Practice: Trust and Probate litigation; Trust formation and amendment; Trusts & Probate Administration including Accounting; Probate Court proceedings; Wills; Estate Planning; Taxes and planning; Real Estate Law and Litigation; and, Corporations, LLC’s and Limited Partnerships.
David Crockett earned his J.D., University of California Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1969; Honors: Graduated Top 10% of class, Affiliations: Ski Club, President, 1967-1969; B.S. in Business Administration, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1966, Major: Accounting, Affiliations: Ski Team, Captain & Delta Upsilon Fraternity; and the School of Hard Knocks.
David Crockett is a member of the American Association of Attorneys – Certified Public Accountants; California Bar Association; Tax section, Probate and Trust Law Section and Real Estate Section; California Department of Real Estate Brokers Licensee; Certified Personal Accountant; Orange County Bar Association Masters Division; Probate and Trust Law Section and Real Estate Section; UCLA Order of the Blue Shield; UCLA Bruin Professionals; UCLA Chancellor’s Society
In his senior year, David Crockett maintained a position in the top 10% of his graduating class. He is a member of the California Bar and the U.S. Tax Court and is admitted to practice law in the U.S. Supreme Court and all federal courts in the state of California. Mr. Crockett is rated as an AV Preeminent lawyer with the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards by the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer directory. He also has an Avvo rating of Superb-10.0 in the field of trusts and estates.
Mr. Crockett’s entire family are graduates of UCLA, and all remain actively involved with the university and various scholarship and philanthropic programs. Mr. Crockett is also a life-long skier, avid mountain biker and world traveler.
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