Calvin Allen Slater

Calvin Allen Slater

Slater Cosme, PC
  • Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Business Law ...
  • California
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Calvin A. Slater has been a lawyer since 1981, with over 30 years of experience with helping clients, such as entrepreneurs, physicians, business owners and real estate investors. His legal expertise includes real estate matters, tax-deferred exchanges, trusts, estate planning, asset protection, as well as business matters such as formation, planning, and succession.

He emphasizes a personal connection with each client to understand their needs and provide effective solutions. He encourages a team approach by collaborating with a client’s other professionals such as accountants and investment advisors. Mr. Slater is a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. He is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.

He has been awarded an A-V peer review rating, the highest rating for legal ability and ethics given by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent and recognized peer review rating authority for attorneys. An A-V rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer for each year since 2011. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers limited to the top 5% of lawyers in each state.

He is co-author of For California Doctors, A Guide for Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning, published by Guardian Publishing.

Mr. Slater received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law, and a Masters in Economics, from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management. He was awarded the John M. Olin Fellowship Award in Economics & Law.

His undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree was awarded from the University of Southern California, School of Business Administration, with a major in Real Estate and Finance.

Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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  • English
Professional Experience
Slater Cosme, PC
Univ of Southern Calif
Undergraduate Degree
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UCLA School of Law
Law Degree
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AV Rating
Professional Associations
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California State Bar  # 101364
- Current
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Estate Planning in Los Angeles
California State Bar
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Slater Cosme, PC
300 North Lake Avenue
Suite 920
Pasadena, CA 91101
Telephone: (626) 795-1600
Fax: (626) 795-1616
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed