Keith A. Davidson

Phone
Ontario
909.466.1711

San Diego
760.804.2711

Bay Area
650.596.9999

Email
keith@aldavlaw.com

Keith A. Davidson

Managing Partner / Chief Executive Officer


Keith A. Davidson is managing partner of Albertson & Davidson, LLP.

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Mr. Davidson attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he served as the Note and Comment Editor for the Loyola International and Comparative Law Review before graduating in the top ten percent of his class.

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In 2008, Mr. Davidson joined forces with Stewart Albertson to form a firm focused on integrity, enthusiasm, and creativity—values that he continues to foster in both his own practice and that of the firm. As a result, the firm has obtained over $30 million in verdicts and settlements over the past seven years, and he has guided the growth and expansion of the firm from two lawyers to fifteen lawyers, five paralegals, and six California offices in San Francisco, Silicon Valley (Redwood City), Los Angeles, Orange County (Irvine), Carlsbad, and Ontario.

With a decade and a half of experience in California Trust, Will, Estate, and Probate litigation, Mr. Davidson has passionately sought to help clients throughout California resolve their legal problems, and enjoys thinking creatively to position cases for success at trial. He also enjoys exploring legal topics through his monthly articles in the firm’s Trust, Estate, and Probate Litigation blog, and as a Will and Trust Litigation professor at Chapman University School of Law.

Advocates-top-100-member-sealIn 2014, Mr. Davidson was invited to join The National Advocates as a Top 100 Lawyer in Wills, Trusts and Estate law. The National Advocates is an invitation-only professional organization composed of the Top 100 attorneys from each state who serve individuals and families needing attorneys to represent them in the American legal system. Members of The National Advocates exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty.

In his free time, Mr. Davidson enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, is active in his community, is a proponent of solar energy and alternative-fuel vehicles.


BAR ADMISSIONS

  • California, 2000

EDUCATION

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California

  • J.D.
  • Cum Laude: Top 10 Percent of Class
  • Order of the Coif
  • Note & Comment Editor Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review

TEACHING

Chapman University School of Law

  • Adjunct Professor of Wills and Trusts Law

U.C. Berkeley

  • Extension Course on Basic and Advanced Estate Planning

U.C.L.A.

  • Extension Course on Basic and Advanced Estate Planning

University of San Diego

  • Extension Course on Basic and Advanced Estate Planning

Riverside Community College

  • Community Education Courses on Basic and Advanced Estate Planning
  • Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning

PUBLICATIONS

  • Contributing Author of 21st Century Estate Planning: Practical Applications, by Roy M. Adams, published by Canon Financial Institute
  • The Advantages of Creating Out-of-State Trusts, Los Angeles Lawyers Magazine (Sep. 2005)
  • Death Tax Still Not O.K., Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (Jan. 2006)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • California State Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

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