Mark A. Schmuck joined Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP in 2004. Mr. Schmuck focuses his practice on probate and trust litigation, including will and trust contests, fiduciary accounting and surcharge actions, trust litigation, contested and non-contested conservatorship appointments, elder abuse litigation, and probate and trust-related civil litigation, including disputed property claims, as well as related appeals. Mr. Schmuck has participated in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration, and early neutral evaluation. Mr. Schmuck has been listed as one of Northern California Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars from 2009 through 2012.
Prior to Mr. Schmuck’s employment at Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP, he was an associate attorney at the law firm of Mount, Spelman & Fingerman, P.C., where he practiced in the areas of probate and trust litigation, general civil litigation, employment litigation, and employment counseling.
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- J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1999
- Recipient of American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure and Estate Planning and Taxation
- Recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the Study of Jointly Owned Property
- B.A., Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1995
- California, 1999
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1999
Professional Organizations and Memberships
- Member, California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Section
- Member, Silicon Valley Bar Association
- Member, Santa Clara County Bar Association Professional Rules Revision Task Force, 2007-2008
Honors and Awards
- Rising Stars, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2009-2012
- Speaker, “Trust Administration: Preventing and Litigating Fiduciary Liability” (NBI) (2011)