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Lucas M. Pastuszka

Attorney

Tax, Trust & Estate

Experience

Lucas M. Pastuszka is an Associate Attorney with Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling LLP. Lucas’ legal practice involves estate planning, wealth transfer planning, retirement planning, trust administration, and probate, as well as income, estate, and gift taxation.

During law school, Lucas received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work with University of California, San Francisco Medical Center patients in areas of advance health care planning, estate planning, public benefits, and other legal matters.

Lucas previously interned at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel’s Small Business and Self-Employed Division, where he observed the inner-workings of the IRS and gained valuable tax compliance insight. He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Andrew Y.S. Cheng and the Honorable Judge Peter J. Busch at the Probate Department of the Superior Court of California in San Francisco.

Prior to joining Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling, Lucas gained valuable experience by working at both a trust and estates firm with an active trust and estates litigation division, as well as at a high volume estate planning practice.

Education

  • J.D. with Tax Concentration, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.S., cum laude, Political Science with a pre-law emphasis, Psychology, and Spanish, Santa Clara University

Community and Association

Lucas is a Bay Area native, of Polish descent, who enjoys volunteering and being involved in his community. He served as Vice Chairman and Planning Commissioner for the City of Saratoga where he advised City Council on land use and urban planning matters. He also volunteered with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program where he assisted individuals in the community with preparing their own tax returns.

Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Personal

When Lucas is not in the office, he enjoys spending his leisure time swimming, doing archery, ballroom dancing, water coloring, spinning poi, and entertaining children as Batman.

Why Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling LLP?

  • Experience

    Our firm has over 50 years of legal experience.

  • Excellence

    We pride ourselves on providing a breadth and depth of legal insight for high net worth individuals and closely held companies.

  • Trusted Counsel

    Clients are able to utilize our knowledge and advice across multiple disciplines.

  • Strong Reputation

    Members of our firm have been included in the list of California Super Lawyers®, a prestigious distinction given to only elite lawyers in their respective fields.

  • Responsive & Accessible

    We provide exceptional, responsive counsel that has been trusted by our clientele for decades.

  • Multi-Service Practice

    We are a multi-discipline firm that is able to serve a wide range of legal matters.