Dennis A. Fordham is a State Bar Certified Specialist in California Estate Law, including Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law; he is the only such specialist located in Lake County, California.

Mr. Fordham has the following degrees: B.A., Columbia University (New York); J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law; and LL.M. in Federal Tax Law from New York University (NYU) School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in California & New York States, and is admitted to the federal district court in Santa Rosa, California, and the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Fordham is a member of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council (REEPC) of Santa Rosa, California, a trustee of the Lake County Law Library, and is a past Vice President of the Lake County Bar Association from 2007 to 2009. He is also a member of the Lakeport Rotary Club and Toastmasters International. Mr. Fordham authors a regular Column appearing in the Record-Bee, Observer-American and Lake County News online, “Your Legacy & Peace of Mind.”

Mr. Fordham presents a valuable and informative program developed and sponsored by the Trust and Estates Section of the State Bar of California to educate seniors (and when possible also their family member, friends and others) about financial scams directed at them. This program can be presented at any Community or Senior Center in Lake, Mendocino or Colusa Counties.

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