Kenneth A. Baldwin

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Kenneth A. Baldwin


After graduating from the University of California, Davis, School of Law, in 1987, Kenneth A. Baldwin joined McCormick Barstow as an associate.  Mr. Baldwin became a partner with the firm in 1993. Mr. Baldwin represents clients in all types of business, corporate and real estate matters.

Kenneth Baldwin - Trust Estate Planning

Mr. Baldwin acts as counsel for banks, corporations, general and limited partnerships, and family operated farming and ranching businesses. Mr. Baldwin has represented both borrowers and lending institutions in connection with major financing transactions. He has also represented banks in connection with mergers and acquisitions and has assisted investors in the formation of community banks.

Mr. Baldwin is admitted to practice law before all California State Courts, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Central Districts of California, and the U.S. Tax Court.

Juris Doctor, 1987
University of California, Davis, School of Law

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science, 1984 cum laude
University of California, Davis

Concentrating in Business, Corporate, Real Estate, Probate, Trust and Estate Planning Law.

Mr. Baldwin is a member of the State Bar of California, the Fresno County Bar Association, and the Fresno Estate Planning Council.  Mr. Baldwin is a past Chair of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section of the Fresno County Bar Association (Chair in 2000, and Co-Vice-Chair in 1998 and 1999).

Honors & Awards

Mr. Baldwin is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell.  He was also selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers list (2013-2023) for his primary practice area of Business/Corporate Law.

Community Involvement

Mr. Baldwin served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity, Inc. in (2001-2002).

Lecturer & Co-Author

“A Checklist for Family Limited Partnerships,” Fresno County Bar Association Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section, Fresno, CA, January 2000.

“The Role of Asset Protection in Estate Planning,” National Business Institute, Fresno, CA, December 2004.

“The Use of Trusts in Asset Protection Planning,” National Business Institute, Fresno, CA, December 2004.

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