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Andre L. Pennington Esq. - Surprise, AZ

15331 W. Bell Rd.Suite 318 Surprise, AZ 85374

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Updated: 11/09/2021

Surprise Estate Planning Lawyer

Overview

Andre Pennington is an accomplished Arizona, federal and military attorney that concentrates his practice on estate planning, wills, trusts, estate administration, guardianships/conservatorships, and estate litigation. What makes Andre unique is that he has specialized estate planning training and experience from his time as an attorney for the United States Air Force, but also has extensive trial experience with over 75 jury trials to his credit at the state, military and federal level...
Andre Pennington is an accomplished Arizona, federal and military attorney that concentrates his practice on estate planning, wills, trusts, estate administration, guardianships/conservatorships, and estate litigation. What makes Andre unique is that he has specialized estate planning training and experience from his time as an attorney for the United States Air Force, but also has extensive trial experience with over 75 jury trials to his credit at the state, military and federal level. This blend makes him uniquely qualified and able to effectively navigate the waters of your estate plan and estate administration.

Since 2011, Andre has lived in Surprise, Arizona. He is married to his stunning wife, Amanda, and has six young children, two sons and four daughters. As a father, he rarely misses a family obligation and believes that family is one of the greatest gifts a person can receive and that protecting their future is of paramount importance. With that sentiment, he uses his years of estate planning, trial experience and expertise to guide, navigate, and protect your family's interests in their most difficult time.

He grew up in Southern California, graduating from California State University, Fullerton, and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He then started his legal career in 2006, as a trial attorney within the Colorado state courts. In 2007, he joined the United States Air Force and for over four years engaged in estate planning and trial work. During that time, he was recognized by leadership as being within the top five percent of trial attorneys in the Air Force.

With a desire to have a more stable home life, he left active duty and transferred to the Air Force Reserves, where he is the rank of Major, and has been a trial advocacy instructor, government appellate counsel and estate planning attorney. Until 2014, Andre practiced as a federal trial attorney for the District of Arizona, handling the highest level of federal cases; when he left to take his current position and to go into private practice as a full-time estate planning, wills, trusts, and probate attorney.

Andre has been recognized with numerous honors and awards that include voted Best Attorney in Sun City West by the Daily Independent 2021, selected as Litigator of the Year 2021 by the American Institute of Trial Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction 2021, Best Attorneys of America 2021, Elite Lawyers 2021, Best Probate Attorneys in Surprise, Peoria and Goodyear by Expertise.com.

Andre founded residential homes dedicated to the well-being of foster children; he was appointed as a part-time Judge for the Maricopa County Justice Courts (2015-2017); and co-founded and is a Director for Arizona's Children Coalition. Andre is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; and he is a Coach and lifetime member at De Boa Jiu Jitsu Academy in Surprise, Arizona.

About Andre L. Pennington Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Government
  • Trial Practice
  • Military Law
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Advance Directives
  • Living Wills
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Family Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Planning
  • Trust Litigation
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Successions

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2007
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, 2007
  • Arizona, 2016

Other Affiliations

  • Arizona State Bar Association, 2016 - Present (Probate and Trust Section Member)
  • Arizona’s Children Coalition (Co-founder and Director)

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2006
    Juris Doctor
  • California State University, Fullerton, California, 2003
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • Maricopa County Justice Courts, Judge, 2015 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lifetime Member at De Boa Jiu Jitsu Academy in Surprise, Arizona

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Andre L. Pennington

Included on the 2024 Southwest list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Southwest Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Andre L. Pennington on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Best Attorney in Sun City West by the Daily Independent 2021
  • Litigator of the Year 2021 by the American Institute of Trial Lawyers
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2021
  • Best Attorneys of America 2021
  • Elite Lawyers 2021
  • Best Probate Attorneys in Surprise, Peoria and Goodyear by Expertise.com

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15331 W. Bell Rd.Suite 318 Surprise, AZ 85374

Fax

  • 623-215-9400

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