Kenneth E. Devore (Of Counsel)

Kenneth E. Devore specializes in estate planning, probate, trust administration, conservatorships, and elder law. He provides clients with comprehensive planning solutions that integrate lifetime and estate planning objectives, including advanced planning for retirement assets, stock options and other employee benefits, structuring family gifts to move assets downstream, family limited partnerships and charitable trusts.  His practice also includes probate and trust administration, with an emphasis on identifying planning opportunities that arise at death.

Mr. Devore is President-elect of the Estate and Gift Tax Committee of the California State Bar’s Taxation Section.  In May 1999, as part of a delegation sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the State Bar of California, Mr. Devore presented an estate tax related legislative proposal to the IRS and the Department of the Treasury.  The proposal has been published in BNA’s Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trust journal.  Mr. Devore is currently serving on the board of directors of the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura and is Director of Club Service for the Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise.

Mr. Devore received his B.A. in psychology from the University of California at San Diego in 1991, his J.D. from Golden Gate University in 1995, and his L.L.M. in taxation from Golden Gate University in 1999.