Bonnie Marie Bursk is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Savin Bursk Law. For over 40 years Mrs. Bursk has been guiding families and business owners through Estate Planning and Tax issues. 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 is fluent in Spanish. 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. She 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 Downtown Los Angeles Stanley Mosk court house and serves as a CAC 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 amount 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 non-profit endeavors.

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 comfortable drafting and explaining 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.

Mrs. Bursk has attained an AV Preeminent Rating which is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the most trusted legal resource, Martindale-Hubbell. She has been selected to Super Lawyers and is also proud to have a perfect 10.0 Avvo ‘Superb’ Rating and is a member of the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Bar Association.