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Meet John Rueppel

Experienced Attorney in San Francisco

As one of the co-founders of O’Neil & Rueppel, LLP, attorney John Rueppel’s mission is to provide clean, effective advice and dedicated representation to his San Francisco community. He’s an experienced probate attorney with a primary focus in trust and estates litigation. John especially has a passion for protecting elders and beneficiaries in danger of losing their assets or inheritances.

John has attained six and even seven figure settlement deals for his clients in affirmative suits and represented trustees and executors involved in property disputes, will contests, and other forms of estate litigation.

Contact our San Francisco firm today at (415) 992-9452 to learn more about attorney John Rueppel and how we can be of service to your case.

Delivering the Best for His Clients

Johns dedication to his clients is evident in the passion he exudes and results he delivers.

Johns track record is impeccable:

  • In the matter of The Estate of Ruby Lee Twine - San Francisco: Represented executor in probate litigation over assets of her mother’s estate. Confirmed estate’s 50% interest in valuable San Francisco real estate worth over $1,200,000
  • In the matter of the Lewis Family Decedent’s Trust – Marin: Reclaimed trusteeship over usurped irrevocable trust and recovered over $500,000 in trust assets from wrongful trustee.
  • In the matter of the Ernesto Moi Revocable Trust – San Francisco: Defended trust contest against accusations of elder abuse and undue influence; obtained over 60% interest in $2,300,000 trust for clients.
  • In the matter of the Kenneth Charles Moore Trust: obtained over $600,000 recovery for spouse omitted from husband’s self-drafted estate planning documents, including their personal residence.

He has presented his understanding of trust and probate law at various group and medical and religious organizations. Some of his accomplishments include:

  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California
  • Graduating magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Founding and being a comments editor of the Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal
  • Selected as Super Lawyers' Rising Star in 2017, 2018 & 2019 based on peer recognition and professional achievement
  • Working as an educator and writer.

John lives in San Francisco with his wife and two sons. Apart from his passion for the practice of law, John meditates, runs, and enjoys white-water rafting in Utah.

Helping Our Clients Realize Their Goals

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