Marshal A. Oldman, Esq. is a member of the Law Office of Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Gold Birnberg & Coleman, LLP in Encino, California and practices in the areas of Probate and Trust administration, litigation, conservatorships and estate planning.
Marshal graduated from University of Southern California in 1973 and went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from University of California Los Angeles in 1976. He passed the California State Bar in 1976 and, soon after, became the Chairman of the San Fernando Valley Bar Probate Section. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles Bar Associate Probate Section and was later Chairman of the Probate Section in the County Bar Association.
Marshal was also Chairman of the Legislative Monitoring Committee of the County Bar Probate Section where he consulted with staff of Assembly Judiciary Committee, testified before Assembly Judiciary on probate legislation for the Los Angeles County Bar Probate Section and is still a current member.
Marshal was President of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and a member of Board of Trustees of San Fernando Valley Bar Association. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section of the State Bar of California, Chairman of Incapacity, Chairman of Litigation and Chairman of the Trust and Estate section.
Marshal has authored numerous articles for the San Fernando Valley Bar Bulletin, the Probate Column for the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Journal of Western Legal History and for the Daily Journal Report. He has also given numerous speeches before the Los Angeles County Bar Probate Section, San Fernando Bar, Santa Monica Bar, Pasadena Bar, CEB and other organizations.
Marshal has served as an expert witness in probate, attorney fee, legal malpractice and federal estate tax matters.