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Joel Weissler, Attorney, Founder, & Principal

Attorney Joel Weissler's goal in founding the Weissler Law Group was, and remains, to touch client's lives by providing the highest level of legal representation in areas which make a difference for clients and their families. He was drawn to estate planning, asset protection and elder law by witnessing how vulnerable families are when things go wrong.  

Within his own extended family he has seen devastation wrought by poorly drafted wills and trusts; the conflict that can challenge families when medical decisions haven't been made in advance and must be made; the expense of in home and residential long term care and the progressive feeling of loss which too easily sets in as a loved one and all their unshared memories disappear within Alzheimer's.  

Attorney Weissler was drawn to asset protection for families after witnessing too many hard working business owners left broke and devastated, crippled and unable to continue on or make a new start.  Joel knows how important it is to protect a business owner's core assets and ability to restart so that their family isn't left paralyzed and devastated.  

A father of three, Joel is dedicated to protecting families from the unexpected and from life cycle events.  He feels that no one should be forced to loose a lifetime of work to events beyond their control, economic conditions or the expenses of aging. 

Attorney Joel Weissler has practiced for over 25 years and is a California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Certified Tax Law Specialist. After earning his three year law degree in only two years and being admitted to the California Bar, Attorney Weissler earned an LLM in Taxation, Cum Laude from the University of San Diego. In addition to being admitted to practice in all California Courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Joel served as a contributing author to the University of California CEB Press Guide to Business Succession Planning.  Writing two Chapters focusing on the use of select estate planning tools to reduce tax in the sale or gifting of a business to family members, key employees or outsiders.  Attorney Weissler's full length book The California Guide to Growing Old Without Going Broke will be widely released in print and e-book format this fall (2015).

Attorney Weissler is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). and is currently a member of the Board of its Southern California Chapter.  In addition, he is a member of Wealth Counsel, and a charter member of Elder Counsel.

Attorney Joel Weissler is available for consultation, speaking engagements and interviews at (619) 281-1888 and through this website.


The Attorneys of the Weissler Law Group assist clients in San Diego, California as well as in: Coronado, Pacific Beach, Del Mar, Solana Beach, La Jolla, Del Cerro, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Santee, El Cajon, Rancho Bernardo, Poway, Escondido, National City, Spring Valley, and Chula Vista.



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