Mr. Woodward's practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration, and probate and estate litigation. He has diverse experience in the areas of wills, trusts, business formation, federal and state taxation, and estate litigation. His litigation clients include individual and professional trustees, beneficiaries, surviving spouses, care givers, and omitted heirs. Prior to joining Albence and Associates, APC, Mr. Woodward was an attorney at a major securities litigation firm headquartered in San Diego. He was involved in a variety of complex litigation cases, including mortgage backed securities cases and post-merger derivative suits. His diverse litigation experience in multi-party, national scale cases, blends well with his estate planning and tax experience, to afford his estate litigation clients exceptional representation.
Mr. Woodward earned his law degree from the University of San Diego, where he also received a Master of Laws in Taxation, with an emphasis on complex estate planning and business planning. Prior to law school, Mr. Woodward earned his B.A. in Economics from UC San Diego. Mr. Woodward is licensed to practice law in California, and to appear in the Southern District of the United States Federal Court.
Mr. Woodward's philanthropic activities include the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, Habitat for Humanity, and the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer program.
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