Kevin Forrester

If you ask Attorney Kevin Forrester why he chose his practice area, he will tell you that, “My practice area chose me.” Given the high levels of success he has attained in the areas of real estate law, estate planning, and property and trust management, it is pretty clear that this is no exaggeration.

Kevin has more than 30 years of real estate experience. Whether as an attorney negotiating a complex commercial lease or a Realtor® and licensed real estate broker assisting a client in achieving their dreams of home ownership, he is involved in the real estate industry to such a depth that his expertise and knowledge are in demand by professional organizations. His experience includes:

  • Twice-elected President of the North San Diego County Association of Realtors®
  • Director of the California Association of Realtors® (CAR)

While a CAR director, Kevin served as a Regional Representative to the Professional Standards Committee, the Vice Chair of the Defense Strategy Advisory Committee (2007), and Chair of the Legal Affairs Forum (2009).

Another thing Kevin helps clients invest in is their futures. In addition to having more than 20 years’ experience as a trust and fiduciary lawyer, Kevin is a member of STEP, a global professional association for practitioners who specialize in family inheritance and succession planning, and a WealthCounsel member estate planning attorney.

A dedicated problem solver, Kevin is an arbitrator and mediator of civil, securities, and real estate disputes. He has served the Superior Court of California as a Civil Mediation Panel Member since 1995, and a Pro Tem Judge since 1994.

Additional honors and positions of responsibility include a 26-year stretch as a University of California at San Diego Alumni Association Director, and 21 years as its General Counsel. As a Rotarian, Kevin has served as a Club President, Assistant District Governor, and Chair of the District 5340 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards committee.

His mission is simple: to provide a level of service, expertise, and professionalism that consistently exceeds his client’s expectations. To schedule a consultation, call 760.932.0999.

Professional Associations

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • National Association of Realtors®
  • California Association of Realtors®
  • North San Diego County Association of Realtors®
  • WealthCounsel

Education

  • University of California at San Diego (Bachelor of Arts – 1980)
  • University of San Diego School of Law (Juris Doctor – 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • The State Bar of California
  • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit