Kevin G. Staker, the principal attorney in the firm, received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Utah College of Law, and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation degree from New York University School of Law. Kevin is the founder of the Planned Giving Council of Ventura County. Kevin has three times been a member of the Board of the Ventura County Bar Association, and was the chair of its annual dinner committee 14 of 15 years. Kevin Staker is a member of the Board, and was President for 2016 and the latter part of 2022, of Ventura County Legal Aid, Inc. He is one of the few attorneys in the State of California who is both a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law as certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He has an “AV” (highest) rating by his peers according to the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer directory. He has also begun a practice as a mediator in probate and trust disputes. Kevin is the 2018 recipient of the Ben E. Nordman Award, the highest public service award of the Ventura County Bar Association; see the story at the Ventura County Star.
The professional biography website of Kevin Staker is found at http://kevinstaker.com/.