David B. Shea

David B. Shea

Ventura County Probate and Trust Litigation Attorney
  • Estate Planning
  • California
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David B. Shea is an experienced estate, probate and trust litigation attorney in Ventura County. Mr. Shea also assists clients with probate and trust administration. Mr. Shea's goal is help clients navigate through the maze of legal challenges presented in trust, estate and probate disputes by providing counsel and strategic legal advice to advance the best interest of each of his clients. Although Mr. Shea is a zealous legal advocate and experienced probate trial attorney, he prides himself on his integrity, creativity, and efficiency in obtaining favorable results both in and out of the courtroom. Handling disputes in Probate Court is a uniquely specialized area of the law. Mr. Shea has almost 20 years of experience and knowledge of the substantive law, as well as, the technical legal rules applied to probate and trust disputes. Mr. Shea has represented numerous beneficiaries, trustees, banks and trust companies in probate and trust litigation matters in Ventura County. These matters include: trust and will contests; financial elder abuse; beneficiary rights in estates and trusts; advising trustees relating to duties and responsibilities; trust and estate accountings; undue influence; fraud; and mediation of estate disputes.

Practice Area
  • Estate Planning
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Professional Experience
Partner
Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP
Current
Education
Ventura College of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
State Bar of California - Trusts & Estates Section
Member
Current
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Ventura County Bar Association - Probate & Estates Section
Past Chair
Current
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Ventura County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Ventura County Planned Giving Council
Past President
Current
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CPA/Law Society of Ventura County
Member
Current
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Estate Planning Council of Ventura County
Member
Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association - Trusts & Estates Section
Member
Current
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Rotary Club of Ventura
Member
Current
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Ventura County Legal Self-Help Center - Conservatorships/Probate
Pro-Bono Volunteer
Current
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California State Bar # 146708
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
State Bar of California
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP
1050 S Kimball Road
Ventura, CA 93004
USA
Telephone: (805) 659-6800
Fax: (805) 659-6818