Christopher T. Bradford

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Christopher T. Bradford

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Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1987
  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • M.B.A., Master of Business Administration - 1985
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1977

Lecturer

  • Annual Update of Taxation Law, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 1993
  • Organizing a Business Entity, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1996
  • A Business and Tax Overview of Entity Selection and Business Formation, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 1996
  • Death and Taxes, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 1996
  • Comprehensive Introduction to Estate Planning, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 1998

Community Activities

  • UCLA Fund - Chair, 2008 to 2010
  • UCLA Foundation - Board of Directors, 2008 to 2010
  • UCLA Chancellor's Society
  • UCLA Order of the Blue Shield
  • UCLA Order of the Golden Bruin
  • Westwood Village Rotary Club - President, 2007 to 2008

Professional Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Board of Trustees, 1999 to 2000
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1989
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, President (2002-2003), Barristers President (1993-1994), Board of Governors (1991-2004), Capital Campaign Steering Committee, 1991
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Barristers President, 1993 to 1994
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1991 to 2004
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Capital Campaign Steering Committee
  • Fellow, National Conference of Bar Presidents
  • State Bar of California
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • The Missouri Bar

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Tax Law
  • Trust and Estate Planning
  • Non-Profit Formation and Administration
  • Business Formation and Compliance
  • Real Estate Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1989
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • Missouri, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1995
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1991

Honors

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell*
  • Super Lawyers - Southern California: 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020