About John W. D’Ewart


An estate planning, administration and litigation attorney – John has been serving clients throughout California, and particularly Northern California including Butte, Glenn, Nevada, Plumas, Sutter, Tehama and Yuba Counties, since admission to the State Bar of California in 1991. John was the first currently active Chico attorney to be certified as a specialist in estate planning, probate and trust law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. John’s principal focus is to successfully represent clients in implementing their estate plans, and in their capacity as trustees, beneficiaries, executors, administrators, heirs, conservators and professional fiduciaries.

John is active in the local legal community. He is an active member of the State Bar of California, a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the California Lawyers Association and past president of the Butte County Bar Association and the North Valley Estate Planning Council. As a certified specialist (certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law), John attends educational seminars on timely topics such as trust litigation, nursing home reform, and Medi-Cal recovery and the Affordable Care Act, that allow him to maintain his expertise in estate planning, probate and trust law.

John is also an active member of his community. John has been a long-time resident of Chico and is an active member of the Chico Rotary Club and past Scoutmaster of Boy Scouts of America Troop 3.

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