BONNIE MARIE BURSK
Bonnie Marie Bursk is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of The Law Offices of Savin & Bursk. For nearly 30 year Mrs. Bursk has been guiding families and business owners through Estate Planning and Tax strategies. Her practice emphasis on drafting Wills and Trust, and Probate Administration.
Bonnie Marie Bursk is a native Californian. Mrs. Bursk graduated from Cal State University Northridge in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Spanish, and from Southwestern University School of Law in 1976. She was an Assistant Inheritance Tax Attorney for the California State Controller, Inheritance and Gift Tax Division from 1977 to 1982, and went on to private practice in September, 1982. In November 1983, Bonnie and her partner George formed the Law Offices of Savin & Bursk.
Bonnie Marie Bursk is a Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning & Trust Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. A Certified Specialist is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. An attorney must pass a comprehensive examination in estate planning, trust, and probate law administered by the State Bar of California of Legal Specialization; demonstrated a high level of expertise and requisite number of years in the field; fulfilled mandated ongoing educational requirements; and been favorably peer review evaluated by other attorneys and judges.
Mrs. Bursk is a founding member and past President of the Southern California Counsel of Elder Law Attorneys, and a member of the Warner Center Estate Planning Council and San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council and has been a speaker with California Continuing Education of the Bar in the areas of Trusts and Estate Planning.
Mrs. Bursk also volunteers as a mediator at the Stanley Mosk court house and serves as a PVP attorney for conservatorship and guardianship hearings. Through her experience in mediating family disputes in addition to decades of tackling complex trust litigation and will contests Mrs. Bursk is equipped with the skills and knowledge to resolve sensitive family disputes and will strive for the best possible outcome for her clients.
Mrs. Bursk also volunteers a tremendous amounts of time and resources for the community. Mrs. Bursk is a past president of the Granada Hills Chamber of Commerce, past Chairperson of the Government Affairs Committee, and she still participates actively in the Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Bursk has been active with numerous school committees as well as with the local boy-scout troops.
Mrs. Bursk is fluent in Spanish and brings decades of sophisticated estate planning strategies to the table. There are only a select handful of Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning & Trust law that are not only fluent in Spanish but comfortable drafting these complex legal documents for their Spanish speaking clients without the use of an interpreter.
Planning for the future can be a daunting task however proper planning is important. Mrs. Bursk is happy to explain the ins-and-outs of every step to make the process seamless, to protect your loved ones and help ensure your family’s financial security for the years to come.
In addition to Probate, Trust Law, and Wills, Bonnie Marie Bursk also handles select civil cases and matters related to Elder Law, Elder Abuse, and Fraud. Mrs. Bursk is also a trial attorney and handles Probate Litigation and Trust Litigation. Her trial track record is outstanding and she will fight vigorously for her clients.