Bray & Greenwood LLP 
Robert S. Kosloff earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Frank Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk University in Boston Massachusetts . He received his Law Degree from the University of San Francisco , and his LL.M. degree in taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco . He is admitted to practice in the State of California, the United States Tax Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Northern and Eastern Districts of Northern California . Mr. Kosloff serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Probate Court in Contra Costa County Superior Court, State of California and serves as an Arbitrator and Mediator on the Court’s ADR Panel.

Mr. Kosloff’s practice is focused on estate and tax planning, post-mortem and Special Needs Trust administration, Juvenile Law and Mediation Services. He handles Conservatorships, Guardianships and adoption proceedings, and when asked to do so, acts as court-appointed counsel in such matters as well. He regularly consults with other attorneys and accountants on Special Needs Trusts and Trust Administration with advice on the methods to undertake so individuals with disabilities can maintain essential government benefits while being the beneficiaries of Special Needs Trusts. Prior to receiving his Law Degree, Mr. Kosloff practiced as an accountant in the private industry for ten years, concentrating on employee benefits programs, pension and retirement planning, and business plan organization for small business enterprises.

As a law student, Mr. Kosloff externed at the District Court of the Northern District of California for United States Magistrate Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton, who has since been elevated to district Court Judge.

Mr. Kosloff was also a staff intern at the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund in Berkeley, California, and Public Advocates in San Francisco, California .   Mr. Kosloff has served on numerous Boards of Directors, and most recently served as Director and President of the Independent Living Resource of Contra Costa and Solano Counties . As an attorney with a disability, Mr. Kosloff has a personal interest in providing service to the disability community. This interest was developed through his experience as an individual who uses a wheelchair for mobility, which ultimately led Mr. Kosloff to pursue his legal education. He has extensive experience in writing Special Needs Trusts for recipients of litigation proceeds and bequests, and regularly teaches and speaks about the methods available for protecting government benefits, trusts, and post-mortem/probate administration. 

Additionally, Mr. Kosloff is a contributing member to several legal publications such as CEB's Capacity and Undue Influence and Powers of Attorney and Healthcare Directives.  Currently, Mr. Kosloff regularly contributes to the update of  CEB's California Guardianship Practice.
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