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Bradley R. Kirk, Esq.

Lead Litigation Counsel
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Experienced Trust and Probate Litigation Attorney

Bradley R. Kirk is the lead litigation attorney at the firm. He is a certified specialist in trust and probate law, and during his 29-year career, Mr. Kirk has tried to judgment over 100 trust/probate cases in the Southern California Courts. Mr. Kirk manages a team of skilled trust and probate litigators and handles all manner of complex trust/probate cases.

In 1992, Mr. Kirk graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine Law School. At Pepperdine, Mr. Kirk was in the top of his class, was an editor of the school’s law review, and was proud to have several of his legal articles published. During law school, Mr. Kirk also earned a prestigious position as an extern for Judge Pamela Rymer, United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Kirk was hired by the international law firm of Morrison & Foerster where he started his career as a corporate and business attorney. At the time, Morrison and Foerster was one of California’s largest law firms. The Firm had 600 attorneys in seven California offices and thirteen offices worldwide.

In 1994, Mr. Kirk left Morrison & Foerster and started his own law firm. He had one client. From 1994 through 2020, Mr. Kirk grew the office to become one of Orange County’s elite trust/probate litigation firms. The firm now has four attorneys, two paralegals, two document specialists, an administrative assistant, and a bookkeeper.

Early in his solo career, Mr. Kirk became a certified specialist in Trust and Probate Law. This process involved (a) taking a mini-bar exam testing proficiency in trust/probate law, (b) obtaining references from peers in the trust/probate community, and (c) completing additional classes and training in trust/probate law. Only ½ of 1% of all California attorneys are certified specialists in Trust and Probate Law. Only ½ of 1% of all California attorneys are certified specialists in Trust and Probate Law.

Mr. Kirk has maintained his State Bar specialist certification over the years through annual trust/probate classes and a rigorous litigation practice. Mr. Kirk has become a regular in probate courtrooms across Southern California, where he appears weekly at hearings and trials.

Mr. Kirk personally manages all of the Firm’s cases and he is supported by a talented team of litigators, paralegals, and support staff. The Firm handles all manner of complex trust/probate litigation from simple disputes to multi-faceted and multi-county cases.

Interestingly, most of the Firm’s cases are referred by other trust/probate lawyers whose clients need specialized assistance in dealing with complex trust/probate litigation matters.

Contact our experienced trust and probate litigation attorneys online and learn how we can put our experience to work for you. 

Clients Share Their Stories

Testimonials
    Diligent, Thorough and Knowledgeable - Highly Recommend

    “I personally am in the medical field, taking care of patients and making their lives easier, more tolerable if I can. I take pride in what I do and do it honestly. When my family member was being ...”

    - Lorna
    Thank you.

    “Brad and Jacob, thank you for all you have done to get me through these tough times. It means more than words can say.”

    - C.D.
    I feel I have received excellent value for the fee I've paid.

    “There was an outstanding debt due to the Estate that posed a more complicated issue, but Jacob’s experience, knowledge, and communications skills continue to help me work the issue. I appreciate the integrity of Bradley Kirk & Assoc. and recommen”

    - Former Client
    My experience with Mr Kirk

    “It is with disbelief that I read the negative review of a client thee months ago. His experience certainly wasn't mine! I found Brad and his staff extremely responsive. All our communication i.e. ...”

    - anonymous
    I can't say enough positive things about my experience with Brad Kirk as my attorney.

    “I was involved in a very emotional legal dispute and Brad was not only knowledgeable about the law and how to handle my situation but was always able to remain calm and reassuring when I needed clarification of any issue.”

    - D.H.
    Great attorney.

    “Bradley R. Kirk & Associates taught me that real trust lawyers who go to court every morning, know the current trust laws, return phone calls, and are honest and genuine people do actually exist.”

    - L.V.W.
    Trust Estate Lawsuit

    “Bradley Kirk & Associates is a finely tuned, well-oiled machine that represented me brilliantly. They are very knowledgeable, professional, and thorough in every aspect of dealing with Trusts and Estates. Mr. Kirk is dedicated to his clients and goes t”

    - Rin
    Mr. Kirk is an outstanding trial lawyer.

    “Brad is exceptionally bright, intuitive, and compelled to constantly think out of the box, thus ultimately saving the clients huge sums of money in the long run! I cannot say enough good things about Mr. Kirk, and glad he represented me in an ugly family t”

    - Former Client
    The best legal firm I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.

    “Every person in the firm is sharp, competent, friendly, has great follow thru, is knowledgeable in the most current Trust law, provides honest and insightful answers to legal questions, and personally are terrific individuals.”

    - L.V.W.
    Thank you.

    “My life has changed from night to day since you agreed to take this case for me.”

    - C.D.
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