John Mark Andersen

John Mark Andersen

FERGUSON CASE ORR PATERSON, Partner Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law
  • California, Washington
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A recognized leader in the field, John Andersen is a partner at Ferguson Case Orr Paterson. A Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California State Bar since 2008, John is also an Executive Committee Board Member of the Trusts and Estates Section of the California State Bar that advises the California legislature on laws effecting estate planning and a “Top Lawyer” Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate.

John guides couples, families, individuals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and public figures of all means, in all aspects of estate planning, trusts and probate and creates a custom plan that protects, provides and prospers what matters most to them. John has extensive experience with complex wealth transfer planning, business succession planning, special needs planning and personal privacy planning. John represents trustees, executors and beneficiaries with the administration of trusts and probates and is authorized to practice before the IRS.

Prior to joining Ferguson Case Orr Paterson, John honed his expertise at the leading national and local law firms of Nordman, Cormany, Hair and Compton in Ventura, CA , Carr, Mclellan, Ingersoll, Thompson and Horn in the San Francisco bay area and Perkins Coie in Seattle, WA.

John is a graduate of UCLA and University of California Hastings College of Law, Co-Chair of Channel Islands University Planned Giving Council and recently served as President of the Conejo Valley Estate Planning Council. John is bilingual in English and Danish.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Tax Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Trusts, Wills, Trust Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Washington
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Languages
  • Danish: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
PARTNER
FERGUSON CASE ORR PATERSON
- Current
Partner
Nordman Cormany Hair and Compton
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Law firm closed March 2013
Perkins Coie
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Partner
Carr McClellan
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Sr. Associate
Nordman Cormany Hair and Compton
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Education
Hastings College of the Law
J.D.
Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal
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University of California
B.A.
Los Angeles, History
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Awards
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates Section, Member
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Current
Activities: State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate law
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Current
Activities: Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section, Member
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Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the California State Bar
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Advise and make recommendations to California legislature on laws effecting estate planning
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Channel Islands University
Co-Chair Planned Giving Council
- Current
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Certifications
Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
https://www.fcoplaw.com/attorneys/john-andersen/
Contact & Map
FERGUSON CASE ORR PATERSON
4550 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Suite 250
Westlake Village, CA 91361
USA
Telephone: (805) 659-6800
FERGUSON CASE ORR PATERSON
1050 South Kimball Road
Ventura, CA 93004
USA
Telephone: (805) 659-6800