Bradley R. Kirk is the lead litigation attorney at the firm. He is a certified specialist in trust and probate law, and over his 29-year career, Mr. Kirk has tried over 100 trust/probate cases in the Southern California Courts. Mr. Kirk manages a team of skilled trust/probate litigators and handles all manner of complex trust/probate cases.
In 1992, Mr. Kirk graduated from law school and starting working in corporate and business law at the international law firm of Morrison and Foerster - which at the time 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. 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.