San Diego Attorney Matt Band

Matthew P. Band focuses his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Taxation, Trust & Probate Administration, and Business Succession Planning. Matt is a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law.

Matt is dedicated to guiding clients through a process they initially anticipate might be difficult and complicated, and helping them achieve clarity, confidence, and peace of mind through a well-defined estate plan.  With an L.L.M. in Taxation, Matt understands the myriad tax considerations that might apply to specific client situations, whether individuals, families or family-owned businesses. Matt also focuses on the top priorities shared by many clients: identifying smart solutions for the ultimate distribution of their assets, and locating the appropriate individual(s) to carry out their wishes.

Throughout the process, Matt strives to simplify his clients’ experience while delivering solutions that reflect his proficiency, expertise, and dedication to helping others.

Outside of the office, Matt spends his time with his family being involved in his local church, attending Padres games, and enjoying the many outdoor activities around San Diego.

“The attorneys and staff at Hughes & Pizzuto, APC have a great depth of knowledge and experience.  Our clients can feel confident that they will receive excellent care and professional service in working to achieve their goals.”


  • Joined firm in 2011
  • Arizona State University, B.A. History
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Washington School of Law, L.L.M. in Taxation

Affiliations & Accolades

  • California State Bar – member since 2011
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since 2019
  • Arizona State Bar – admitted 2010
  • Washington State Bar – admitted 2008
  • San Diego County Bar Association,  Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section


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