William K. Sweeney

William K. Sweeney

Location:
Temecula, California
Phone:
760-989-4820
800-575-9610
Email:

Military Service

  • United States Air Force, 1958-1962; Awards: Cold War Service Medal; Honorable Service Medal

Education

  • San Bernardino Valley College, AA Accounting (1965); Dean's List. Citrus Belt Chapter, Certified Public Accountants Annual Scholarship. Secretary, Junior College Honor Society of Business and Economics
  • University of Redlands, BA Accounting (1967)
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor, JD (1971). Bancroft Whitney American Jurisprudence award for outstanding course work in the study of wills and trusts
  • University of Dayton Graduate School of Business, MBA (1979)
  • University of San Diego School of Law, post-graduate law degree, LL.M., taxation (1993)

Work Experience

  • Internal auditor (1967-1971)
  • Staff attorney, Rohr Industries Inc., Chula Vista California, (1971-1976)
  • General counsel, Grumman Flxible Corp., Delaware, Ohio, (1976-1984)
  • Assistant general counsel, Grumman Corp., Bethpage, New York (1984-1986)
  • Private law practice (1986-present), civil practice including probate and estate planning

Judicial/Arbitrator

  • Judge pro tem (Small Claims Court Judge) and judicial arbitrator, Three Lakes Judicial District, Temecula, California (1991–1995)

Teaching and Adjunct Professor

  • Business Law; San Diego City College (1972-76)
  • Business Law; CTI, Columbus, Ohio (1976-79)
  • Business Law; Government and Business; University of Dayton Graduate School Of Business, Dayton, Ohio (adjunct professor in MBA program) (1979-84)

Admissions State

  • California (1972)
  • Ohio (1984) (currently inactive)
  • Colorado (1998) (currently inactive)
  • Hawaii (2004) (currently inactive)

Admissions Federal

  • United States Supreme Court (1975)
  • Federal District Court-Southern District of California (1972)
  • Federal District Court-Central District of Ohio (1984)
  • Federal District Court-Central District of California (2001)
  • Federal District Court-District of Hawaii (2004)

Areas of Practice

  • Probate & Estate Administration