Douglas R. Irwin founded the Law Office of Douglas R. Irwin in 1993 after leaving the downtown San Diego firm of Silldorf, Burdman, Duignan & Eisenberg, where he managed the firms Estate Planning division. Mr. Irwin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University where he received an Athletic Scholarship in Baseball. Mr. Irwin received his Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier College School of Law. During law school Mr. Irwin received the American Juris-Prudence Award for his work in Anti-Trust I and Anti-Trust II. He was also a member of the Advocacy Honors Board and was a runner-up in the National Trial Competition.

Mr. Irwin is a frequent lecturer on Estate Planning issues and is an adjunct professor at San Diego City College. Mr. Irwin is also the Director of The Foundation For Personal Financial Education, a non profit educational organization, and enjoys donating his time to conduct employee training at the Federal, State and County levels, as well as the training for fortune 500 companies. Mr. Irwin also currently represents the Business Department on the Alumni Board for Point Loma Nazarene University, and is a representative on the Scripps Foundation Planned Giving Board. He is a member of the American Bar Association and is active in the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section of the State Bar of California and San Diego County Bar Association.