Attorney Biography

Scott Kanter

The Hinshaw Law Firm

Scott Kanter is the lead estate planning and estate and trust litigation attorney within the Hinshaw Estate Planning practice group. He was admitted to practice law in California in 1998 and he has tried in excess of twenty jury trials and nearly thirty court trials. Over the course of his career, his legal practice has encompassed a broad spectrum of experience including estate planning and estate and trust litigation matters.

He walks his clients through the estate planning process to ensure that all of their important estate planning goals and objectives are achieved without unnecessary court costs and attorney’s fees. He also helps individuals and families prepare highly personalized and comprehensive estate planning documents that will protect their loved ones’ inheritance from being lost to divorce, creditors, predators, lawsuits, and immaturity.

In estate and trust litigation matters, he represents trustees and beneficiaries in a sensitive and professional manner. He provides aggressive representation to further his clients’ legal interests, and presents their case with the thoroughness and skill they need and deserve.

He is a member of WealthCounsel which is a national association of about 1500 law firms and 2000 estate planning attorneys. As a WealthCounsel member, Mr. Kanter has access to the collective wisdom and experience of these attorneys in meeting the needs of his clients. WealthCounsel also offers continuing education which enables him to keep current on the latest estate planning opportunities and techniques for his clients.

He is also a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice law in all California state and appellate courts, as well as the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of United States District Court. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Society from University of California at Santa Barbara in 1994 and his law degree in 1998 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

12901 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070

Phone | (408) 861-6500

Fax | (408) 257-6645