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Kenneth L. Greenman, Jr.

Education

  • Bachelor of Sciences-Finance, University of Southern California, 1965
  • Graduate Studies in Finance & Economics, University of Southern California 1966
  • Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, United States International University-California Western School of Law, 1971
  • Doctor of Laws, California Western School of Law, 2009

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Proceedings
  • Decedent’s Affairs
  • Contested Trust Matters
  • Financial Elder Abuse
  • Business Formation

Kenneth L. Greenman, Jr., J.D., Dr.
Of Counsel

Although since January 1, 2013 Dr. Greenman has been semi-retired, he continues to serve as “Of Counsel” to the firm and work with clients on a limited basis. He also serves as a private fiduciary in probate and trust matters.

Dr. Greenman has practiced estate planning, trust, wills and probate law exclusively for over twenty-five years with special focus on complex estates. Dr. Greenman has served and is currently serving as a trustee and as an executor for a variety of trust and estates. For many years, he has held the top Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Rating of “AV Preeminent”. Dr. Greenman is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar, the California State Bar, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth, Seventh and Fifth Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California.

In Law School, Dr. Greeman was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, received American Jurisprudence Awards in Wills and Trusts, Corporations and Conflicts of Law. He received the Dean’s Award-Outstanding Law Student and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Upon graduation, Dr. Greenman was selected as a United States Attorney General Honor Law Graduate Fellow, serving as an Attorney in the United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., U.S. Supreme Court appellate section.

Thereafter he served as a San Diego Deputy City Attorney. In 1974, Dr. Greenman established his own firm, practicing civil litigation with an emphasis on business, real estate and personal injury matters. In 1983 he merged his firm with the North County firm which is now known as Greenman, Lacy, Klein, Hinds, & Weiser.

In 1986 he transitioned from the practice of civil litigation to overseeing the firm’s estate planning, probate, trusts and wills section, which he continuously did until 2013.

Dr. Greenman is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and San Diego North County Bar Association. He has served as Director and Vice President of the San Diego County Bar Association, Director and President of the San Diego County Bar Foundation, Trustee and Chairman of the California Western School of Law, Director and Vice Chancellor of Lambda Chi Alpha International Fraternity, Director of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, Director of Scripps Gift Planning Advisory Board, President of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity during Law School, and Elder of the La Jolla Presbyterian Church. He has served as an Arbitrator for the American Arbitrations Association and has been a Member of the California State Bar Estate Planning Section since 1983.

In addition, Dr. Greenman is an avid supporter of the arts and has been involved in many community organizations including serving as a men’s student advisor at the University of San Diego for the last twenty years.

Education

  • Bachelor of Sciences-Finance, University of Southern California, 1965
  • Graduate Studies in Finance & Economics, University of Southern California 1966
  • Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, United States International University-California Western School of Law, 1971
  • Doctor of Laws, California Western School of Law, 2009

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Proceedings
  • Decedent’s Affairs
  • Contested Trust Matters
  • Financial Elder Abuse
  • Business Formation