2016 Arthur K. Marshall Award
Stuart D. Zimring
STUART D. ZIMRING is in private practice in North Hollywood, California where he concentrates in the areas of Elder Law, Estate and Life Planning, Special Needs Trusts and
Probate, Conservatorship and Trust Litigation matters. He is certified as a specialist in
Estate Planning, Probate and Trust law by the Board of Certification of the State Bar of
California, and is co-Author (together with Donna Bashaw, CELA) of “Tax, Estate &
Financial Planning for the Elderly - California Guide” and (together with Prof. Rebecca
Morgan, Bradley Frigon and Craig Reeves) “Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts”, both
published by Matthew-Bender. He is a member of the Matthew-Bender/Lexis-Nexis Elder
Law Editorial Board and is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Stetson University
College of Law.
He graduated from the UCLA School of Law in 1971 with a J.D. degree and is admitted to
practice in California, the U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Zimring is a Fellow of both the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and
the American College of Trust and Estate Counselors (ACTEC), a member of the Special
Needs Alliance and is a Past President of NAELA as well as a Charter Member of CAP,
NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of
a number of non-profit organizations including the National Senior Citizens Law Center
(NSCLC) and the Organization for the Needs of the Elderly (ONEgeneration), of which he
is also a Past President.