Our law firm is comprised of three principals, Richard, Joe and Steve, an Attorney Of Counsel, Alex, three associate attorneys, Alexis, Stephanie and Brooke. We, and our support team, are dedicated to taking care of you and your loved ones to provide a comprehensive plan and peace of mind for you moving forward.
Richard Scott Stewart, Esq.
Scott has concentrated his law practice on solving the legal problems affecting the California senior population. These problems include Medi-Cal benefit law, estate planning and asset protection and retention.
Scott graduated from California Western School of Law in 1995. He is a member of the California Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is the incoming co-chair of the San Diego County Bar Association Elder Law section.
He has appeared as a regular guest on the Lawyer in Blue Jeans radio show. He conducts regular seminars and workshops on elder law topics in Southern California for caregiver support groups including: the Southern Caregiver Resource Association; the Parkinson’s Disease Association; the George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers; and the Alzheimer’s Association. He has also taught classes on Medi-Cal eligibility to discharge planners, nurses, and social workers at Sharp, Scripps, and Pomerado Hospitals as well as various in-home care providers, including LivHome. He has also presented to Elder Law Students at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, and will be on Channel 10 (KGTV) news in February 2006.
His practice is devoted to estate planning, asset protection and retention, and elder law issues, including Medi-Cal benefit law. In this capacity he typically helps seniors qualify for Medi-Cal benefits while preserving their assets for themselves or their loved ones. He currently represents client throughout the state of California.
Joseph J. Strazzeri, Esq
J.D., Western State University, San Diego, CA; Undergraduate Study in Civil Engineering, Business Administration and Architecture at, respectively, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA; University of San Diego, San Diego, CA; and New School of Architecture, San Diego, CA. A Fellow at the Esperti Peterson Institute, a Laureate in Wealth Strategies at the Laureate Center for Wealth Advisors, and a Fellow at the Southern California Institute.
Principal and Founder, Strazzeri Mancini LLP, practicing in Estate Planning, Business Succession, Charitable Planning, Asset Protection and Retirement Issues; Former Partner, Law Office of N. Munro Merrick; Principal of The Founders Group, a Business Strategies Collaborative; Co-Founder of The Southern California Institute; Former Mediator for ARBITRATIONWORKS (A.W.), a California Dispute Resolution Corporation; Level II Arbitrator for State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Contractor State License Board through A.W.; Chair for the Sharp Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors; California B-licensed General Contractor; and Real Estate Develope