Michael Burstein


(310) 391-1311

Michael Burstein’s practice is focused on estate planning, elder law and probate. He earned his JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (the oldest law school west of the Mississippi) in 1987. At Hastings he was the Managing Editor of the Constitutional Law Quarterly. Michael is a member of the California, Kansas and Oklahoma Bars, as well as Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Order of Distinguished Attorneys. He is also a member of Wealth Counsel, a national network of estate planning attorneys, and a founding member of Wealth Counsel Advisors. Michael gives frequent seminars on estate planning and has educated thousands of people regarding their specific situations. He is extremely committed to the local community, serving as President of the Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair, among other duties.

Over the course of his career, Michael has prepared approximately 3,000 Trusts, more than 4,000 Wills, and probates 50-plus estates per year. His attention to detail, mastery of the law and willingness to do whatever it takes to meet the unique needs of a wide range of clients has allowed him to build a successful practice in the Los Angeles area since 1989. Many of his clients have been with him for years, and recommend his services to family and friends alike.

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Wills and Estates

Helping you through probate
Probate can be a complex process depending upon the amount and value of the assets in the estate, the debts owed and the number of people involved. It is important that you know what to do and what no...
Things to consider with a power of attorney
A power of attorney utilized by the right person in the right situation(s) is a very helpful and effective tool. Unfortunately, many people sign a power of attorney without proper guidance from an att...

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