Jeff Galvin Recognized as Top Author by JD Supra 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

April 29, 2020


Downey Brand is pleased to announce that Jeff Galvin has been recognized as a Top Author in the JD Supra 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards for his writing on estate planning and wealth management issues. Jeff is one of 10 attorneys honored in this category.

The Readers’ Choice Awards recognize top authors read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform for their visibility and thought leadership covering 26 industry categories. Jeff was selected from a pool of over 1,000 authors writing about estate planning and wealth management issues.

Jeff is a partner in the firm’s trust and estate litigation practice in Sacramento where he  represents clients in trust and estate litigation, and related civil disputes. He advises trustees, administrators, and executors who find themselves in conflict with beneficiaries. He helps beneficiaries assert their rights in trust and probate estates, and often litigates cases involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty in which a beneficiary seeks to remove and/or surcharge a trustee, administrator or executor. He also prosecutes and defends trust contests and will contests, which typically raise issues of mental capacity, undue influence and elder financial abuse.

Jeff created and edits Trust on Trial, a leading blog on California trust and estate litigation that is an educational resource for lawyers and members of the public. He speaks frequently on trust and estate disputes to audiences of lawyers and related professionals.