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David L. Crockett

Attorney / CPA / Broker
david@clcnewport.com
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Phone: (949) 851-1771
Fax: (949) 851-1775

901 Dove St #120
Newport Beach, California 92660

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David Crockett is the owner and founder of Crockett Law Corporation. He has been providing personalized and effective legal advice and aggressive representation at the courthouse for over forty years. David holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from UC Berkeley. He holds a Juris Doctor (Law) degree from UCLA law school He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a California licensed Real Estate Broker. His wide-ranging background has given David the specialized experience required to effectively litigate trust, estate and real estate disputes and to understand, interpret, negotiate and create virtually every type of legal document, financial statement or tax return. This expertise no doubt gives his clients the edge when dealing with trusts and estates, asset protection, and transactions, contracts, and disputes pertaining to commercial and residential real estate.

Complementing more than four decades of experience in managing his clients’ affairs, David has gained firsthand knowledge in overseeing his personal real estate ventures, including the ownership and management of apartments and hotels. As a result, David understands the practical realities of operating a business, managing the cash flow, borrowing large sums of money, and working diligently to avoid legal and financial challenges all the while yielding a profit.

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Born in Burbank, California, Mr. Crockett attended UC Berkeley for business school and then the UCLA School of Law. In his senior year he was maintained a position in the top 10% of his graduating class. He is a member of the California Bar and the U.S. Tax Court, and is admitted to practice law in the U.S. Supreme Court and all federal courts in the state of California.

Mr. Crockett’s entire family are graduates of UCLA, and all remain actively involved with the University and various scholarship and philanthropic programs. He is a life-long skier, avid mountain biker, and world traveler.

Education

Juris Doctorate (law degree), University of California Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, June, 1969
Honors: Graduated Top 10% of class & Cum Lade
Affiliations: UCLA Ski Club, President, 1967-1969

Bachelor of Science – Business Administration, University of California Berkley, Berkley, California, June, 1966
Major: Accounting
Honors: Dean’s List
Affiliations: Ski Team, Captain & Delta Upsilon Fraternity

Bar Admissions California, 1970
Federal Courts in California, 1975
U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
U.S. Tax Court, 1980
Professional Associations and Memberships

American Association of Attorneys – Certified Public Accountants

California Licensed attorney, Member of California Bar Assn & sections on Trusts & Estates, Real Estate and Taxation

California Licensed Real estate Broker

California licensed Certified Personal Accountant

Orange County Bar Association, Member of sections on Probate & Trust, Real Estate, & Taxation

California Association of Realtors, Orange County Realtor Association, California Apartment Association

UCLA Order of the Blue Shield

UCLA Bruin Professionals

UCLA Chancellor’s Society

Client Reviews
★★★★★
David Crockett has truly been a trusted asset for business and family trust matters for my parents for more than thirty years. In my dealings with him through the years allowed for a natural transition for Mr. Crockett to become my attorney for both business and family trust matters as well. I have always appreciated his attention to detail and his deep interest in my profession. It has truly been my pleasure to know Mr. Crockett and I look forward to him handling legal matters for me far into the future. Thank you, David for your decades of exceptional service. Tammy C.
★★★★★
Hi David I want to thank you for your time and effort, you did an excellent job and you produced great results. You are a 1st class lawyer with no B.S. just straight up facts. Again we really appreciate you for all your time and hard work. I hope you are having a fantastic life. We Love You! Chris D.
★★★★★
Crockett Law was informative and prompt in helping my family resolve our parents’ estate. He was also a great coach to me as the trustee when it came to responding to family member questions. Dave N.