Scott Shuttleworth’s Biography

Michael “Scott” Shuttleworth is certified as a specialist by the State Bar of California in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, one of a handful of regional attorneys to achieve this distinction and was recently voted “Best of the Best” by the readers of the Auburn Journal.

For nearly 15 years, Scott has not only provided quality estate planning services to clients, but has also represented trustees, beneficiaries, executors, creditors, elder abuse victims and other interested parties in litigation (lawsuits) all over the state of California arising from:

    • Probate;
    • Trustee, executor, agent or conservator mismanagement or neglect of persons, estates and/or trusts;
    • Invalidating or defending wills and trusts based on claims of fraud, undue influence or incapacity;
    • Claims by creditors of decedents and/or trusts;
    • Enforcing contracts with decedents;
    • Fraud; and,
    • Elder abuse.

He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court, Eastern District of California, the California Supreme Court, and all Appellate and Trial Courts in the State of California.

Scott obtained his bachelor’s degree from UCLA and his law degree from Chapman University School of Law in Orange County, CA, where he graduated in the top percentages of his class after serving as editor of the Chapman Law Review and chairman of the Nexus Legal Journal.

He is also on the Placer County Bar Associations Board of Directors, a member of the Trust and Probate Section of the California Bar Association,  a member of the Estate and Probate Section of the Sacramento Bar Association, and a member of the South Placer Estate Planning Council.

Scott has been appointed as a pro tem judge, mediator or arbitrator in numerous cases from the Placer and Nevada County Superior Courts. He is a regular speaker on the issues of trust and estate administration, litigation, and planning.

On a personal note, Mr. Shuttleworth lives in the Gold Country of California with his wife and two children where he is involved in the community as a past-member of the Board of Directors of the Auburn Boys and Girls Club, Auburn Leadership, Auburn Chamber of Commerce and other philanthropic / non-profit organizations.

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