Calvin A. Slater
Attorney / Partner

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Calvin A. Slater has been a lawyer since 1981, with over 30 years of experience with helping clients, such as entrepreneurs, physicians, business owners and real estate investors. His legal expertise includes real estate matters, tax-deferred exchanges, trusts, estate planning, asset protection, as well as business matters such as formation, planning, and succession.

He emphasizes a personal connection with each client to understand their needs and provide effective solutions. He encourages a team approach by collaborating with a client’s other professionals such as accountants and investment advisors. Mr. Slater is a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. He is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.

He has been awarded an A-V peer review rating, the highest rating for legal ability and ethics given by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent and recognized peer review rating authority for attorneys. An A-V rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence.  He has been selected as a Super Lawyer for each year since 2011.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers limited to the top 5% of lawyers in each state.

He is co-author of For California Doctors, A Guide for Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning, published by Guardian Publishing.

Mr. Slater received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law, and a Masters in Economics, from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management. He was awarded the John M. Olin Fellowship Award in Economics & Law.

His undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree was awarded from the University of Southern California, School of Business Administration, with a major in Real Estate and Finance.
 

Education

University of Southern California
School of Business Administration

Bachelor of Science
Major in Real Estate and Finance


University of California, Los Angeles
Anderson Graduate School of Management

Masters in Economics
* Received John M. Olin Fellowship Award in Economics & Law

University of California, Los Angeles
School of Law

Juris Doctorate

Bar Admission

California State Bar

California Supreme Court

United States District Court, Central District of California

Certification

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law

Recognition

Super Lawyer (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015)

A-V Peer Review Rated Attorney

Avvo Rated "Superb"

Publication

Co-Author of For California Doctors, A Guide for Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning (published by Guardian Publishing)