Attorney Profiles

Marshal A. Oldman

Practice areas

Probate and trust administration, litigation, conservatorships and estate planning.

Mr. Oldman received his Bachelor of Arts from USC and his Juris Doctor from UCLA. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.


He is admitted to practice in the State of California, the United States District Court (Central District of California) and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Oldman has been a member and officer of the following state and local bar groups: he was the Chairman of the San Fernando Valley Bar Probate Section, member of the Executive Committee of Los Angeles County Bar Association Probate Section and its Chairman, a member and Chairman of the Legislative Monitoring Committee of County Bar Probate Section, the President of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, a member of the Board of Trustees of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section of the State Bar of California as well as Chairman of its Incapacity and Litigation Committees and its Vice Chairman.


He has authored numerous articles for the San Fernando Valley Bar Bulletin, Probate Column for the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Journal of Western Legal History and for the Daily Journal Report. He has spoken frequently before the Los Angeles County Bar Probate Section, San Fernando Valley Bar, Santa Monica Bar, Pasadena Bar, California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and other organizations.


Mr. Oldman has testified before the California Assembly Judiciary Committee on probate legislation on behalf of the Los Angeles County Bar Probate Section. He has also served as an expert witness in probate, attorney fee, legal malpractice and federal estate tax matters.


He has been a public member of the California Board of Accountancy since 2007, having served as Secretary Treasurer and Vice President and is currently its President. He has served on the San Fernando Valley Community Legal Foundation and the San Fernando Valley Legal Services and is a member of the Ninth Circuit Historical Society, the Cowboy Lawyers Association and the National College of Probate Judges.


Mr. Oldman has been selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer and as a Best Lawyer.