Kira Wattenburg King dedicates her legal practice to Estate Planning, particularly in the areas of Revocable and Irrevocable Trust formation and administration. Her advanced Estate Planning skills include probate avoidance, tax and business planning in close coordination with her client’s financial advisors. Kira also offers Probate Administration, Special Needs planning and Conservatorships among all other general Estate Planning legal services.
Kira earned her law degree at UC Davis School of Law and was a prosecutor for the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office. After leaving the prosecutor’s office, Kira opened her own firm specializing in civil litigation and now proudly dedicates her practice solely to Estate Planning. Prior to becoming an attorney, Kira was the Chief Operations Officer for a financial corporation and worked with Deloitte Consulting. She offers a unique and seasoned skill-set to Estate Planning for often intricate and difficult family and financial scenarios.
Kira is a member of Rotary and is on the Board of Directors for the Concrete Preservation Institute. She has previously served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center of Yolo County (Empower Yolo), and is a member of the Speakers Bureau for the California State Bar, Trusts and Estates – Educating Seniors Project as well as The American Inns of Court working to improve the skills, professionalism and ethics of the profession. Kira presents regularly at financial seminars, and has been chosen by the California District Attorney’s Association to speak annually at their National Symposium on Elder Abuse. Additionally, Kira works with the UC Davis Extension, Center for Human Services to educate California’s county employees in the Health and Human Services and Adult Protective Services arenas on the prevention of elder abuse.
Clients and students comment regularly on Kira’s excellent ability to communicate complicated laws and concepts in straightforward, easy to understand terms. This coupled with her innate sincerity and humor has been invaluable in the often emotional and highly personal estate planning realm.
Kira’s primary office is in Davis, California with appointments available throughout the greater Bay Area, including Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, San Jose, Cupertino, San Mateo, San Francisco and Marin. Contact Kira today for a complimentary consultation.