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Trusts & Estates Attorney Eric Bardwell Joins Jeffer Mangels in Orange County

Irvine, Calif.—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Eric R. Bardwell has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Taxation, Trusts & Estates Group. Bardwell resides in JMBM’s Orange County office.

“Eric’s experience in estate planning will be invaluable to our high-net-worth clients,” said Gordon Schaller, Managing Partner of JMBM’s Orange County office. “We are pleased to have him join us.”

Bardwell joins JMBM with more than seven years of experience in wealth transfer planning, including estate planning, charitable planning and business succession planning. He is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, as designated by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization.

“Jeffer Mangels has one of the most respected trusts and estates practices in California,” said Bardwell. “I am thrilled to join the JMBM team and believe my clients will benefit from the wide range of legal services offered by the firm.”

Bardwell received his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law where he was Literary Editor for the Pepperdine Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law and his B.S. from San Diego State University.  He has been named as a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for two years in a row.

About JMBM’s Trusts & Estates Group
JMBM’s Trusts & Estates lawyers focus on estate planning, wealth transfer planning, trust administration and the resolution of trust disputes. Our firm has one of the most active trusts and estates practices in California and our clients include individuals and families, and their business interests.

About JMBM
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. From our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County, we serve our clients’ needs worldwide. For more information, visit