Attorney Profile

Robert D. Simpson Download vCard

Areas of Emphasis
Estate Planning
Trust and Estate Administration
and Litigation
Conservatorships Business
Bar Admissions
Practice Emphasis
Mr. Simpson’s practice focus is estate planning, probate, trust and estate administration and litigation, conservatorships and business matters.  He has extensive experience in all phases of planning, administration and litigation, and is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in probate, estate planning and trust law. Mr. Simpson holds the highest rating "AV Preeminent" from Martindale-Hubbell.
Services to Clients
Clients include banks, business entities, professional and private fiduciaries, fellow estate planning attorneys, high net worth individuals, heirs, beneficiaries, creditors and purchasers. In addition to his estate planning practice, Mr. Simpson possesses a breadth of trial experience regarding will and trust contests based upon undue influence, testamentary and contractual capacity, unjust enrichment, forgery, fraud and technical invalidity.
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • American Bar Association
  • Monterey County Bar Association
JD, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2007
BA, Brigham Young University, 2005
Community Service
Legal Services for Seniors, Vice President, Board of Directors
Other Experience Highlights
Prior to joining Noland Hamerly Etienne & Hoss, Mr. Simpson served as an associate at Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, Ltd., Nevada’s largest law firm specializing in trust and estate matters. Mr. Simpson was also selected as a 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Rising Star by Northern California Super Lawyers.