Stuart D. Zimring is in private practice in Encino, California where he concentrates in the areas of Elder Law, Estate and Life Planning, Special Needs Trusts and Probate, Conservatorship and Trust Litigation matters. He is certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust law by the Board of Certification of the State Bar of California, and is co-Author (together with Donna Bashaw, Christina McGonigle and Melinda Hunsaker) of “Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly - California Guide” and (together with Prof. Rebecca Morgan, Bradley Frigon and Craig Reeves) “Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts”, both published by Matthew-Bender. He is a member of the Matthew-Bender/Lexis-Nexis Elder Law Editorial Board and is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Stetson University College of Law.
He graduated from the UCLA School of Law in 1971 with a J.D. degree and is admitted to practice in California, the U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Zimring is a Fellow of both the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the American College of Trust and Estate Counselors (ACTEC), a member of the Special Needs Alliance and is a Past President of NAELA as well as a Charter Member of CAP, NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of a number of non-profit organizations including the NAELA Foundation and the Organization for the Needs of the Elderly (ONEgeneration), of which he is also currently Board Chair.