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Noland Hamerly Welcomes New Associate William H. Shearer

Mr. Shearer joins our trusts and estates practice group utilizing his experience in drafting estate plans, advising trustees and executors on trust administration and probate matters, and trust litigation. A Monterey native, he graduated from York School and earned his B.S. in Financial Math and Statistics from UC Santa Barbara. His J.D. is from Pepperdine University’s Caruso School of Law.

While earning his J.D. he assisted in legal research, screening, and analysis for Mental Health Advocacy Services in Los Angeles as an Americorps Equal Justice Works member.  Also while at Pepperdine, he was second chair with the FINRA Financial Arbitration Clinic, representing plaintiffs in securities fraud cases. (FINRA is the financial industry national regulatory association.)