David J. Tappeiner


Santa Barbara

David focuses his practice on estate and trusts and all matters related thereto, which includes preparation of moderate to complex estate planning documents, trust and estate administration, conservatorships, and trust and probate litigation. 

David is admitted to both the State Bar of California (2006) and State Bar of Colorado (2000), is a member of the State Bar of California Trusts and Estates division, and has been certified as a Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts, & Probate by the California State Bar. David has an AV rating (preeminent) with Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the Santa Barbara Estate Planning Council. David is also admitted to the United States Tax Court and the Federal District Court for the 10th Circuit. David has also routinely given lectures for NBI, Lorman, and others on various estate and trust topics.  David is ranked as a preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell AV.

  • Rimon P.C. (Partner)
  • DT Law Partners, LLP, Owner and Partner 
  • Fell, Marking et al, Partner 
  • Katz, Look & Moison, Attorney