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Certified Specialist in Tax Law and Certified Specialist in Trusts, Wills and Estate Law Both by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization
Jeb Burton is the Managing Principal of The Burton Law Firm. Jeb’s legal career is focused in the areas of Business, Tax, Trust/Estate and International Law. He is specifically knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of Advanced Estate and Tax Planning (both domestic and international), Business/Investment Structure and Governance, Exit Planning, Asset Protection, as well as Business Succession Planning.
Jeb is admitted to practice law in the State of California, and he is a Certified Specialist in both Tax Law and a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, both by the State Bar of California. He received his Juris Doctorate from King Hall at the University of California, Davis. He accomplished his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
Jeb has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2018, as well as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He was named in Sacramento Magazine’s “Top Lawyer” list for both the areas of Estate Planning and Tax Law for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. He has been named a Five Star Wealth Manager and has held a perfect 10 rating by AVVO.com for over 10 years.
Over the course of his practice, Jeb has represented a wide variety of clients on diverse and challenging issues. Jeb’s services range from developing estate, tax and business planning for local business owners to advising billionaires and executives at Fortune 500 companies with domestic and international concerns. He routinely speaks locally and nationally to Attorneys, CPAs and other professionals in the areas of Tax, Business Succession, International Law and Estate Planning.
Jeb has served as the President of the Sacramento Estate Planning Council, Chair of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, and Northern California Forum Leader for Wealth Counsel. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the California State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, including a variety of sections within that organization, as well as previously serving as Chair of their Tax Section. He has also previously Chaired the Yolo County Planning Commission, as well as serving for eight years on the Commission.
Jeb is a member of the West Sacramento Rotary and on the board of several non-profits, including working as a Trustee for Sacramento Country Day School. Jeb and the Burton Law Firm are also members of the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce, the Roseville Chamber of Commerce, and the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce.