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David S. Pawlowski has over 18 years of experience representing individuals, private fiduciaries and organizations in all aspects of estate planning and estate litigation. Mr. Pawlowski's practice focuses on Trusts, Wills, Trust Administration, Probate and Medi-Cal Planning. Over the course of his career, Mr. Pawlowski has acquired a reputation for quickly evaluating and assessing complex estate planning and estate litigation matters and a unique ability to think "out of the box" to resolve those matters. Mr. Pawlowski has vast experience in handling matters involving disputed trusts and wills, including capacity and undue influence claims, Trustee malfeasance, Trustee defense, matters involving powers-of-attorney and elder abuse claims. An advocate of employing aggressive litigation techniques to prepare for trial or negotiate a settlement from a position of strength, Mr. Pawlowski has achieved results for clients that seemed unattainable at the inception of the case.


Mr. Pawlowski handles matters in all courts in Southern California, including but not limited to San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Mr. Pawlowski also is "Of Counsel" for an estate planning firm with headquarters in Orange County with offices across Southern California and handles all of their estate litigation on a state-wide basis.


Graduating from California State University, Fullerton in 1989 and from Cal Western School of Law in 1993, Mr. Pawlowski is a member of the California State Bar, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section, San Diego County Bar Association, a frequent guest speaker concerning estate planning and estate litigation and formerly hosted a weekly estate planning and estate litigation radio show. Living in Del Mar with his family, Mr. Pawlowski proudly serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito, the Board of Directors for Solana Beach Little League, coaches his son's little league team and formerly was a member of a group based in Del Mar that owned horses which raced primarily at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

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