Richard E. Gilbert, Partner

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Richard E. GilbertConsidered a leader in the field, Richard E. Gilbert possesses more than 30 years of experience in estate planning and related areas.

Frequent lecturer and speaker

He lectures frequently on estate planning matters before a variety of diverse organizations, including numerous groups sponsored by the California Society of CPAs Education Foundation "California CPA Foundation." He has been a speaker at conferences for the California CPA Foundation on a variety of topics, including lecturing at the California CPA Foundation's 2001 Advanced Estate Planning Institute on: The Uniform Principal and Income Act. Until very recently, Mr. Gilbert taught an eight-hour course for the California CPA Foundation titled "The Use of Life Insurance in Estate Planning."


He has been awarded an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

Attorney Education


LL.M., New York University School of Law

J.D., American University School of Law

B.A., American University

Attorney Admited to Practice

District of Columbia

Professional & Community Involvement

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Beverly Hills Bar Association

California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Beverly Hills Estate Planning Council | President | 1995 – 1996

California Society of CPAs | Los Angeles Chapter | Steering Committee for Estate Planning Committee | 1994 to present

California CPA Foundation Annual Estate Planning Conference | Chairman | 1993

California CPA Foundation Estate Planning Conference | Planning Committee

California CPA Foundation Strategies for High Income Individuals Conference | Planning Committee | 1995 and 1996

California CPA Foundation Advanced Estate Planning Institute | Planning Committee | 1995 to Present

California CPA Foundation Advanced Estate Planning Institute | Co-Chairman | 1997, 1998, 2004, 2012 and 2013

California State University, Northridge Division of Business and Industry Services | Excellence in Teaching Award 1991


Presentations & Publications