Robert P. Pizzuto is a Shareholder focusing in Estate Planning, Estate and Gift Taxation, Business Planning and Formation and Real Estate Planning.

“People hire us because they value our opinions. They may have complicated estates with tax, business or real estate issues, or they may be facing litigation. Our clients know they can call us about anything because they know we are here to help. 

We have an experienced team that only does estate related work, so we not only manage the legalities quickly, but we resolve the second, third, and fourth layer issues that other firms may not recognize.”


  • Joined firm in 1994
  • California Bar – member since 1995
  • San Diego State University
  • California Western School of Law, cum laude
  • Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning, Cal Western (2005 – present)

Honors & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers – San Diego
  • Southern California’s Best Lawyers – Los Angeles Times
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Five Star Wealth Manager
  • Best California Attorneys – San Francisco Chronicle
  • Best in Gift Taxation, California – Acquisition Int’l
  • Best for Estate Planning, California – Acquisition Int’l
  • San Diego Magazine Top Lawyer