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Jonathan S. Forster

Jonathan S. Forster

Weinstock Manion
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law...
  • California
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Summary

Jonathan Forster has been an Attorney at Weinstock Manion since 2002. He creates and carries out strategies for multi-generational estate planning, business transactions such as pre-liquidity event planning for sales of closely-held businesses and real estate, and business succession planning. Jonathan works with corporate attorneys, investment bankers and financial planners to pursue the best possible outcomes. He is dedicated to minimizing estate taxes while achieving clients' personal, charitable and business goals.

Jonathan teaches Estate Planning at UCLA Extension. Additional speaking engagements include topics such as "Tax Planning: Passing Your Real Property Without it Being Reassessed," "Pre-Liquidity Event Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning," "Planning in a Low Interest Rate Environment," and "Trustee Liability." Jonathan is a skilled communicator, skillfully explaining complex legal matters in understandable terms.

Jonathan is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of California, Beverly Hills Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers since 2005. From Martindale-Hubbell, he is rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating, for strong legal ability and high ethical standards.

Education
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
J.D.
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. | Economics
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Professional Experience
Partner
Weinstock Manion
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Estate and Income Tax Planning for Gay Couples
Pride and Equality Magazine,
Medical Decision-Making and Other Legal Planning Issues for Patients
Southern California Psychiatrist
Speaking Engagements
Trustee Liability
2009-present
Planning in a Low Interest Rate Environment
2008-present
Pre-Liquidity Event Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning
2002-present
Tax Planning: Passing Your Real Property Without it Being Reassessed
Comerica Wealth Management Group
Awards
Leaders in Their Field - Private Wealth
Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Guide
2017, 2018
The Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2015-2019
Southern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2011-2018
Southern California Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
2005-2010
AV Preeminent 5.0/5.0 (Peer Review Rated)
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 177886
Member
Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Beverly Hills Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jonathan S. Forster's Website Profile
Website
Weinstock Manion Website
Contact & Map
Weinstock Manion
1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Telephone: (310) 553-8844
Fax: (310) 553-5165