The Law Office of Michael J. Zuckerman

See below for a brief description of the experience and qualifications of Michael J. Zuckerman.

Michael J. Zuckerman


Admitted in California (1983) and Minnesota (1990), also admitted to the United States Tax Court, Central and Northern Districts of the California United States District Court, the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Areas of Focus:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Wrongful Death and Serious Personal Injury Matters  
  • Civil Litigation


LL.M. (Taxation) Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA (2007)


J.D. University of California Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA (1983)


B.A. (with honors) University of California at Santa Cruz, CA (1979)


Professional development:

Certified Specialist - Estate Panning, Trusts and Probate Law

California State Bar Board of Legal Speicialization


AV-Rated (highest peer rating) by Martindale-Hubbell since 1997


Selected as Southern California Superlawyer 2007, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023


Served as Arbitrator, Mediator and Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior and Municipal Courts 1990-2002


Handled over 1500 cases in State and Federal Courts in California


Employed by one of the largest insurance companies for over 20 years, serving as the Major Case Senior Trial Lawyer in Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern and other counties in California.



  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Past President of the Glendale Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles