Scott P. Schomer is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and elder law issues, having appeared on local and national television discussing the importance of estate planning. Scott has an extensive litigation background and has over the years obtained in excess of twenty five million dollars in judgments and verdicts for his clients. Scott is a member of the Probate Volunteer Panel and has been appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court to represent numerous parties in contested proceedings in the probate court. Scott has also served as Judge Pro Tempore of the Los Angeles Municipal Court and also been appointed by the court as an expert in probate matters. Because of his extensive experience, Scott brings a unique perspective to helping protect his clients.
J.D. Boston University School of Law; 1990
B.S. Western Michigan University; 1985
American Bar Association
Los Angeles Bar Association
Schomer Law Group
Schomer Law Group is a professional law corporation that specializes in elder law, probate, wills, trusts and conservatorships. We counsel clients on the unique legal issues relating to advancing age. Whenever possible, we prefer to help clients plan for the future, avoid probate, minimize taxes and solidify their legacy. We also help clients plan for possible incapacity and long-term care. We help our clients deal with issues of aging with independence and dignity. In addition to estate planning, our firm has considerable experience helping victims of elder abuse. Our firm has aggressively pursued remedies and recovered assets belonging to our elderly clients where unscrupulous individuals have taken advantage of the elderly because of diminished capacity or other impairments.
Honors and Awards:
Elected a Los Angeles 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager. Five Star Professional partnered with Los Angeles magazine to conduct research to identify a select group of wealth managers who are exceptional in both their ability and their commitment to overall satisfaction. Fewer than two percent of the 43,000 wealth managers in the Los Angeles area were selected. A survey was provided to approximately one in four high-net-worth-households (more than 198,000 consumers), and 8,400 financial services professionals within the Los Angeles area. Survey respondents were asked to evaluate wealth managers they knew through personal experience and to evaluate them based upon nine criteria. Both negative and positive evaluations were included in the scoring. Only wealth managers with a minimum of five years of experience were considered. Each wealth manager was reviewed for regulatory actions, civil judicial actions and customer complaints as reported by regulatory agencies. The final list was reviewed by a panel of local financial services industry professionals. , Los Angeles 2011 Wealth Managers, Five Star Professional, 2011.
Pro bono/Community Service:
- Member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice (http://www.laclj.org); President of the Board of Directors from 1995 through 1998, 1992
- Served as judge pro tem of the Los Angeles Municipal Court, housing division., 1996
- Member of the Los Angeles County Superior Court Probate Volunteer Panel and has served as court appointed counsel on approximately 25 matters., 2002