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Michael Ellis Freedman

Michael Ellis Freedman

Your trust and probate advocates
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law
  • California
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Accomplished Trusts and Estates Attorney. Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Selected to Northern California SuperLawyers. For more than thirty-two years, Michael Freedman has been lead trial lawyer in more than thirty state and federal jury and bench trials involving trusts and estates law, business law, tort law, labor and employment law, professional malpractice, insurance bad faith, and environmental law. Michael Freedman has built a solid reputation as an experienced, skilled and dedicated practitioner. He has consistently upheld this high standard of service. Michael Freedman has also achieved an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review rating system, its highest rating.

Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D. (1984) | Law
Honors: Articles Editor Environmental Law Journal
Activities: Trial advocacy and competition
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State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A. (1979) | English and Education
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Magna Cum Laude
Activities: New York Teacher's Certificate Program
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Professional Experience
Senior Counsel
Freedman Law Firm
- Current
Freedman Law Firm specializes in trusts and probate litigation, administration, financial elder abuse law, and estate planning
General Counsel
U.S. Nursing Corporation
General counsel for national leading hospital and medical facility nurse placement corporation
Solo Attorney
Law Offices of Michael E. Freedman
The law offices of Michael E. Freedman practiced in the areas of consumer civil litigation with a focus on product liability, premises liability, employment law, and probate law.
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 122446
- Current
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Bar Association of San Francisco  # 117729
- Current
Activities: Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
    One hour free consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency fees are available in some trust and probate litigated matters.
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning

    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills

  • Probate

    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests

  • Elder Law

  • English
  • Mandarin
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Contact & Map
580 California Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
Toll-Free: (877) 777-1666
Telephone: (415) 777-1666
Fax: (415) 777-1699