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David W. Tate, Esq.

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Phone: (408) 371-6000
Fax: (408) 371-6005

Dave Tate is an experienced litigation and trial attorney and counselor handling all aspects of case evaluation, discovery, trial, settlement, and appeal in California state and federal courts; and advising professional and business clients on duties and liabilities.

Mr. Tate’s probate litigation cases primarily involve trust, estate, power of attorney, conservatorship and elder abuse (financial, physical and mental) litigation. Mr. Tate also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trust and estate administration including contentious administrations.

Mr. Tate’s civil litigation cases primarily involve real estate, commercial/business, environmental, products liability, professional (trustee, real estate broker, accountant, D&O), personal injury and accidents, insurance, and public entity litigation.

Mr. Tate is also a licensed (inactive) certified public accountant.

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