Christopher T. Bradford

Tax, Trusts & Estates, Business and Real Estate Lawyer

Christopher T. Bradford
Member

Email:  |  Phone: 310.556.2433   |  Fax: 877.659.2830

Areas of practice

  • Tax Planning and Tax Controversy (Federal and State)
  • Trust & Estate Planning
  • Non-Profit Entity Formation and Administration
  • Probate and Trust Administration and Litigation
  • Business Entity Formation and Compliance
  • Real Estate Transactions

Admitted to practice

  • California, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1990
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • Missouri, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1995

Awards and honors

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Super Lawyers – Southern California – 2015, 2016

Professional memberships

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
    • President, 2002 – 2003
    • Barristers President, 1993 – 1994
    • Board of Governors, 1991 – 2004
    • Capital Campaign Steering Committee
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees, 1999 – 2000
  • Fellow, National Conference of Bar Presidents
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • The Missouri Bar

Lecturer

  • “Annual Update of the Law-Taxation Law,” Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • “Organizing a Business Entity,” Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • “A Business and Tax Law Overview of Entity Selection and Business Formation,” Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • “Death and Taxes,” Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • “Comprehensive Introduction to Estate Planning,” Beverly Hills Bar Association

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, JD – 1987
  • Loyola University Chicago, MBA – 1985
  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), BA – 1977

Biography

  • Born in Los Angeles, California
  • UCLA Fund – Chair, 2008 – 2010
  • UCLA Foundation – Board of Directors, 2008 – 2010
  • UCLA Chancellor’s Society – West L.A. Volunteer Committee
  • UCLA Alumni Scholarship and Advisory Committee
  • Alumni Association Committee for Campaign UCLA
  • UCLA Order of the Blue Shield – Membership Chair
  • UCLA Order of the Golden Bruin
  • Westwood Village Rotary Club – President, 2007 – 2008
Practice Areas

Scherer & Bradford
A Professional Law Corporation

Century City
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Eleventh Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067

Phone: 310.556.2433
Fax: 310.286.2324