Stacy H. Bowman
ARBITRATOR & MEDIATOR
Stacy H. Bowman
Arbitrator & Mediator
Ms. Bowman, also a Certified Public Accountant, provides legal services in the following areas of law: Estate Planning and Trust Administration, Business Transactions, Probate & Trust Litigation, Guardianships & Conservatorships and Family Law.
Ms. Bowman also serves as a neutral mediator in high net worth family law matters.
Ms. Bowman was admitted to practice in 1993 and joined the firm in 2020. Prior to joining Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, Ms. Bowman was a principal of Bowman & Associates and, prior to that time, served as managing partner in Bowman & Kind.
Prior to law school, Ms. Bowman practiced accounting for a big accounting firm, Arthur Andersen & Co., then as an expert accounting witness in court for a large telephone company where she cultivated an interest in the law.
Ms. Bowman is one of the most sought-after probate and estate planning and business transactions lawyer in Kern County, with over 27 years of experience representing businesses, individuals, trustees and conservators in estate planning, trust and probate administration and litigation, conservatorships and guardianships. She also represents high net worth individuals in family law proceedings.
Ongoing Representation of Diverse Businesses including construction companies, oil service companies, professional corporations (physicians, attorneys, engineers, etc.), solar companies, senior care companies, environmental companies, restaurants, bars and beauty salons.
Ongoing Representation of Professional Fiduciary with Trust Assets Exceeding $45,000,000
Defended $30,000,000 Trust from Charges of Undue Influence Against trustee (2009-2010)
Defended $8,000,000 Trust from IRS Estate Tax Audit (2016-2020)
Mediated Dissolution of Marriage with Net Assets Worth over $40,000,000 (2015)
Estate Planning 101, Delivered to Various Business Organization and Broker Clients throughout the 27 years of practice
Juris Doctor, 1993, Southwestern School of Law, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, 1981 Georgetown University, Washington D.C.,
Ms. Bowman is licensed to practice accounting & law in California.
$375 - Per Hour
$1,750 - Half-day
$3,500 - Full day