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John S. Rueppel - San Francisco, CA

101 Montgomery StreetSuite 1600(between Bush and Sutter) San Francisco, CA 94104

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Updated: 12/08/2022

San Francisco Trust and Estates Litigation Lawyer


John Rueppel is a Partner at Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP. John has extensive experience with trust and estate litigation in all Bay Area jurisdictions as well as around California. He has represented trustees and trust beneficiaries in contested matters such as trust contests, removal petitions, contested accountings, and other trust matters...

About John S. Rueppel

Practice Areas

  • Trust and Estates Litigation
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate


  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • California, 2009

Specialties and Certifications

  • Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, CA State Bar, 2018

Other Affiliations

  • San Francisco Bar Association, Member
  • Lawyer's Club San Francisco Inn of Court, President
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Diversity Committee, Membership Committee
  • California Lawyer for the Arts, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 2009
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    2006 to 2007
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts, 1993
  • Loyola College of Baltimore
    M.Ed. 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2010 to 2020
  • California Lawyers for the Arts, 2010 to 2018

Classes and Seminars

  • CLE Presentation: Trust and Estate Litigation, Trial, and People v. Sanchez June 7, 2022
  • CLE Presentation: “Uberwhelmed? Try Under? The Legal Troubles of an Upstart Business” January 10, 2018
  • CLE Presentation: “Discovery: It Isn’t Sexy, But It Makes You Attractive to a Potential Employer” October 19, 2016
  • CLE Presentation: “I See Dead People: Fatalities in Litigation” January 13, 2016


Other Sources of Feedback About John S. Rueppel

Included on the 2023 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for John S. Rueppel on Super Lawyers


  • “Perfectly Matched Client and Attorney = Another Successful LRIS Referral” February 25, 2016, Bulletin of the Bar Association of San Francisco

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Office Information


101 Montgomery StreetSuite 1600(between Bush and Sutter) San Francisco, CA 94104


  • 415-693-0500

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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