Curtis Kaiser, JD/MBA, is a one of only three Board Certified Specialists in estate planning specialist in the Long Beach, California area. He adeptly guides families, individuals, and small business owners on creating estate plans that minimize taxes, costs, and complications while maximizing simplicity, ease of implementation, and family harmony. Curtis purposely focuses on building relationships with clients and their trusted advisors rather than merely producing documents or conducting legal transactions.
Mr. Kaiser began his legal career over a decade ago as a litigator with Morrison & Foerster in Orange County, which was California’s largest law firm at the time. He opened the Kaiser Law Group in Long Beach, California in 2007.
He earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his J.D. degree from Santa Clara University, where he was named a Dean’s Fellow and received a 100% tuition and books merit scholarship. Mr. Kaiser also has an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business.
Mr. Kaiser is a member in good standing of the State Bar of California, the Long Beach Bar Association and the Estate Planning & Trust Council of Long Beach. He is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of California as well as the federal courts located in California.
Mr. Kaiser is a regular speaker to legal groups and students (http://www.curtiskaiser.com/about/speaking-engagements-and-publications) — and currently serves as an Instructor at both the University of California, Irvine’s Paralegal Program, where he developed the program’s Estate Planning course and at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business where he has taught a course in Strategic Business Communication.
Curtis is proficient in Spanish and a number of his clients prefer to communicate with him in their native Spanish.