Jeremiah (Jeremy) Moffit

Partner | San Diego

Jeremy is a partner in the trust and estate litigation team.

He focuses on trust, estate and fiduciary related litigation. He represents clients in litigation and administration matters, including trust administrations, probate administrations, wills and trust contests, accountings, fiduciary representation, creditor’s claims proceedings, conservatorships, and elder abuse matters.

Jeremy has been named a Super Lawyer, a Super Lawyers Rising Star, a San Diego Daily Transcript ‘Top Young Attorney’ two times and holds an Martindale-Hubbell® AV Rating.

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Track record





Served as lead trial attorney in successful bench trial, representing trust beneficiary against co-trustees for breach of fiduciary duty resulting in $6.4 million judgment.

Served as lead trial attorney for beneficiaries in successful bench trial, awarding more than $300,000 in surcharge damages against the executor in a probate action and denying hundreds of thousands of counter claims brought by the executor against the estate.

Served as lead trial attorney for trustee in successful arbitration defense against millions of dollars in claimed damages for breach of fiduciary duty and obtained $300,000 attorney’s fee and cost award against the plaintiff, individually.

State of California, 2004

‘Thomson and West’s California Civil Practice’, Probate and Trust Proceedings - 2009-present, co-author

‘Litigation Alert’, Trusts and Estates Quarterly - 2018-present, co-author

‘Exploring the Welsh Inn’, San Diego Lawyer - May/June 2011, co-author

Probate Attorneys of San Diego, Board Member and Education Subcommittee Chair

San Diego County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section

TEXCOM Litigation Subcommittee (2013-2017)

‘Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law - 2017: A Year in Review,’ San Diego County Bar Association - March 1, 2018

‘One Day Evidentiary & Prove-Up Hearings for Non-Litigators’, Probate Attorneys of San Diego – September 20, 2017

‘Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law - 2016: A Year in Review’, San Diego County Bar Association - February 2017

Me in a minute

I enjoy working with clients to find solutions

I enjoy working with clients to find solutions to contentious trust, estate and conservatorship administration issues and litigation from inception to final distribution. I have the ability to find creative solutions during pre and post litigation phases of administration but am equally comfortable taking cases to trial or arbitration when the circumstances call for it. My clients have benefitted from both favorable settlements and by obtaining, protecting and enforcing post-trial judgments as a result.



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San Diego

101 West Broadway,

Suite 1000,

CA 92101

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