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Kevin M. Rodriguez

Kevin M. Rodriguez
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
krodriguez@wendel.com

Education

Golden Gate University School of Law; LL.M, Taxation

Santa Clara University School of Law; J.D.

Santa Clara University; B.S.C., Economics

Admissions

State Bar of California

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Kevin is a partner and Chair of the firm’s Trust & Estate Litigation Practice Group, with over a decade of experience representing fiduciaries, beneficiaries and nonprofit organizations in contested trust, estate, conservatorship, and elder abuse matters. Kevin represents his clients in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation avoidance to mediation, trial and, if necessary, appeal.

While Kevin now focuses his practice exclusively on litigation matters, he also has an LL.M. in Taxation and has an extensive background in estate planning, trust and probate administration, and estate and gift taxation.

Alameda County Bar Association

East Bay Trust and Estates Lawyers

  • Board Member

Legal Assistance for Seniors

  • Board Member

East Bay Estate Planning Council

Bar Association of San Francisco

 

Publications

Much Ado About Standing: Probate Court Reopened to Disinherited Trust Beneficiaries

Much Ado About Standing: Probate Court Reopened to Disinherited Trust Beneficiaries

02/10/2020 | The Daily Journal

Wendel attorneys Kevin Rodriquez and Matthew John were featured in Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, providing perspective on a recent California Supreme Court ruling that changed the precedent…

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Show Me The Money: When Can Trustees Use Trust Funds to Litigate?

Show Me The Money: When Can Trustees Use Trust Funds to Litigate?

10/01/2017 | Contra Costa Lawyers Magazine

In the article,“Show Me The Money: When Can Trustees Use Trust Funds to Litigate?” partner and Chair of the firm’s Trust & Estate Litigation Practice Group, Kevin M. Rodriguez discusses how…

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News

Wendel Rosen Attorneys Examine Court Decision on Disinherited Trust Beneficiaries

Wendel Rosen Attorneys Examine Court Decision on Disinherited Trust Beneficiaries

02/06/2020 | Daily Journal

In their byline article for the Daily Journal, Partner Kevin Rodriguez and Attorney Mathew John examine the California Supreme Court’s recent Barefoot v. Jennings decision. The court held that previously…

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Partner Kevin Rodriguez Named Chair of Wendel Rosen’s Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group

Partner Kevin Rodriguez Named Chair of Wendel Rosen’s Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group

10/31/2017

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31, 2017 – Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP, the largest law firm in the East Bay representing businesses and individuals throughout the Bay Area and state,…

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Education

Golden Gate University School of Law; LL.M, Taxation

Santa Clara University School of Law; J.D.

Santa Clara University; B.S.C., Economics

Admissions

State Bar of California