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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 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.

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
    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
    Great representation.

    “You and the team were great! I would recommend Brad Kirk for any litigation needs. Brad and Christian were very helpful and understanding”

    - Former Client
    It has been a pleasure to work with Mr. Kirk.

    “Mr. Kirk recently completed the probate of my late mother's estate. Mr. Kirk gave his attention to this process and accomplished each step in a timely manner.”

    - L.A.
    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.
    Diligent, Thorough and Knowledgeable - Highly Recommend.

    “I have been consistently impressed with the quality of the representation he has provided. He has demonstrated all the traits that you hope to find in an attorney - he is very knowledgeable in his field, cares about his clients, works hard to get the best ”

    - Former Client
    Had it not been for Brad I would have lost everything.

    “I am grateful he was my attorney. He is straight forward, honest, and knows how to put a case together! We went to arbitration to settle and Brad was fantastic, organized, had EVERYTHING documented, and right at his fingertips.”

    - Steph
    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.
    Thank you so much for your expertise and assisting us in a difficult circumstance!

    “Brad was very knowledgeable and helpful in charting a course confidently through this maze of litigation that I absolutely had no knowledge of. He believed in us and I in him. The result was that the opposing party readily accepted the proposed settlement.”

    - Former Client
    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
    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.
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