Jeremy J. Ofseyer
  • Estate Planning, Probate
  • California, New York
Rate This Lawyer
Badges
Claimed Lawyer ProfileSocial Media
Summary

Mr. Ofseyer is certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and his practice focuses on Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Probate Court proceedings involving Trusts, Estates, and Conservatorships. He has the highest available peer-review rating, AV® Preeminent™, from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available Avvo™ rating, 10.0 Superb, and Palm Springs Life magazine has selected him as one of its "Top Lawyers" for Estate Planning. He is a graduate of the Harvard Law School (magna cum laude 1990). Mr. Ofseyer has taught Wills & Trusts and Estate Planning as an adjunct professor at the University of La Verne College of Law, and is on the panel of Court-appointed attorneys for Conservatorship cases in Riverside County Superior Court in Palm Springs. He is a member of the Standing Committee on Ethics of the Trusts & Estates Section of the State Bar of California. He began his legal career in New York, as a Judicial Clerk at the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. He has years of litigation experience at some of New York's elite firms, including four years as a Senior Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, an eminent large firm based in Manhattan. He went on to start his own firm in Palm Desert, California in 2005, focusing on estate planning and probate matters, and was a partner of Nethery & Ofseyer LLP from 2008 through 2013. Mr. Ofseyer also has an M.A. in Philosophy, with a concentration in Ethics, from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy, with a concentration in Ethics, from the University of North Carolina. He has taught Ethics at Harvard, N.Y.U., U.N.C., and U.C.L.A. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Arthritis Foundation of the Desert, and the Board of Directors of the Jewish Family Service of the Desert.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Conservatorships
  • Living Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Retirement Plan Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Disputed Trusts & Estates
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Education
University of North Carolina School of Law
Ph.D. | Philosophy, with a concentration in Ethics
New York University
M.A. | Philosophy, with a concentration in Ethics
Harvard Law School
J.D. | Law
Honors: magna cum laude
University of North Carolina School of Law
B.A.
Awards
Top Lawyers
Palm Springs Life
2011-2014
Top Lawyers
Inland Empire Magazine
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 235222
Member
Current
New York State Bar
Member
Current
Desert Bar Association
Member
Current
Desert Estate Planning Council
Member
Current
Warren Slaughter-Richard Roemer Inn of Court
Member
Current
Certifications
Certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Office of Jeremy J. Ofseyer Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
74000 Country Club Drive
Suite H-1
Palm Desert, CA 92260
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 220-7722
Telephone: (760) 346-3355
Fax: (760) 346-7057