Samuel Ledwitz, J.D., LL.M. - Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Attorney Samuel B. Ledwitz is an Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Specialist, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar.Samuel attended Pepperdine University School of Law, where he earned his law degree (J.D.) with an emphasis in the areas of estate and income tax. Next, Samuel attended The University of Miami School of Law, where he earned his Post-Doctorate Degree (LL.M.) in Estate Planning.After earning his LL.M., Sam returned to Southern California to join one of the area’s largest estate planning firms, where he helped over 1,000 clients provide for their families through responsible wealth transfers from one generation to the next. Sam also relied on his significant tax law expertise to advise clients with high net worth on sophisticated tax strategies designed to maximize the assets received by their families.Sam realized that he could do more to help his clients, and in 2006, he started his own firm. Within a year, Sam merged with one of the biggest firms in Southern California: Bezaire & Associates. In 2010, the merged firm became known as Bezaire, Ledwitz & Borncamp.Under this name, the firm continues to offer quality legal services with respect and compassion.Sam is a three-time winner of the prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager Award and is recognized as a Superb Rated Attorney by the AVVO attorney rating service. Sam has appeared in several national and local periodicals receiving praise for his work, including Newsweek Magazine, LosAngeles Magazine, and the Torrance Daily Breeze. Sam is an active member of the Los Angeles, Long Beach and South Bay Trust and Estate Planning Councils.Sam married his wife Kamila in 2003. They are the proud parents of Emily and Charles.Samuel Ledwitz is not affiliated with Orange Capital Management or First Allied entities.