Firm Overview

Firm Overview

The Law Firm of Douglas R. Irwin & Associates emphasizes the areas of estate planning, probate, conservatorship, family law, and business law. Our office has extensive experience working with numerous banks, trust departments, universities, charities and individuals assisting with the transfer of wealth from one generation to the next through the use of living trusts, testamentary trusts, charitable trusts and irrevocable life insurance trusts. Our office serves as General Counsel to Vantage Mortgage Corporation. Our office encourages professional development of its staff through continuing legal education, including teaching and community involvement in professional associations and civic activities.

Attorney Profiles:

DOUGLAS R. IRWIN, Attorney At Law

Mr. Irwin founded the Law Firm of Irwin & Associates in 1993 after leaving the downtown San Diego firm of Silldorf, BurDoug Irwin , San Diego Attorneydman, Duignan & Eisenberg, where he managed the firm’s 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 a former adjunct professor at Point Loma Nazarene University. 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 has also been 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. Mr. Irwin enjoys the time he spends on the Del Mar Little League Board as well as coaching his children in their sports programs.

Mr. Irwin is married to his college sweet heart and lives in Carmel Valley with their three children, 17 year old son Hogan, 15 year old daughter Audrey and 3 year old daughter Taylor Lane.