Stuart G Schmidt
983 University Ave.
Los Gatos, California 95032
Firm: Sweeney, Masomn, Wilson & Bosomworth
Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth has been representing businesses and individuals in the Bay Area since 1990. We are a full service law firm providing substantially all of the legal services required by small and mid-sized companies and serving the estate planning needs of individuals and families. SMWB represents clients in six primary areas of the law, including Civil Litigation, Construction, Corporate and Business, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment and Wills, Trusts and Probate.
SMWB provides its clients with cost effective, result oriented legal representation of the highest caliber. Our success is the result of a reputation for providing superior client service without unwarranted expense. The attorneys in each practice area collaborate to ensure that every clientâ€™s needs are served and that lasting client relationships are fostered.
Stuart G. Schmidt, a Shareholder at SMWB, received his J.D. with Great Distinction from McGeorge School of Law in 1997, where upon graduation he was admitted to the Order of the Coif, a nationally recognized honor society. Stuart has an LL.M. degree (Masters of Laws) in Taxation and has been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the Silicon Valley and the Santa Clara County Bar Associations.
Stuart counsels individuals and families about their wealth and succession planning and guides trustees and executors through the complexities of post-death administration of complex trusts and estates. Stuart has planned over 500 individual estates and has administered hundreds of estates and trusts. Although Stuart often assists his clients in resolving trust and probate disputes of all types, he particularly enjoys the planning process when the entire family, with multiple generations, becomes involved. Stuart brings creative and cutting edge techniques to the planning process and also a sensitivity to the personal and family issues involved in the process. His skills as a clear communicator make complicated estate planning concepts and strategies understandable to his clients.
Stuart was raised in Los Altos and is the second youngest of nine children. He understands family dynamics, which makes him well suited for assisting clients in planning and implementing their estate plans. Stuart lives in Los Altos with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, as well as snow skiing, bicycling and traveling.
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