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Shilpa Bhatt

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Phone: (714) 966-2646
Fax: (714) 966-1646

17702 Mitchell N #101
Irvine, California 92614

Shilpa Bhatt has been with the Asset Protection and Elder Law Center since 2019. Prior to entering the estate planning sphere, she worked at a bankruptcy law firm representing debtors and helping them to get out from debt and start fresh after the housing crash in 2009. While taking some time off from the legal field to raise her daughter, she obtained her real estate license and helped many families buy and sell commercial properties and grow their portfolios. Through working in estate planning, she can continue to help families protect their assets.


J.D., Whittier Law School, 2006

MA Pol Sci., California State University, Fullerton, 2003

B.A. Pol Sci./Int’l Relations, University of California, Davis, 2000

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California Bar License, 2009
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

California Association of Realtors
Member Since: 2017-Present

Legal Specialties and Certifications
  • Dispute Resolutions Program - Certified Small Claims Mediator - 2004
Non-Legal Activities

Involved in the Huntington Beach Public Library Friends of the Children’s Library, Board Member--Organization to promote literacy amongst children.

Involved with the Robert Mayer Huntington Beach Leadership Academy—promotes community leadership through educating professionals.

Featured Pro Bono Activities
  • Public Law Center—Volunteer Attorney at Bankruptcy Clinic
  • Description: Reviewed Debtors’ Petitions and assisted in filings and advised them regarding Bankruptcy Laws. Assisted debtors with Reaffirmation Hearings in front of Bankruptcy Judge.

Client Reviews
"I needed a trust expert to handle a complex issue for me and Shadi was the perfect attorney. She was very responsive and provided a thorough detailed answer. Very highly recommended." Nick G.
"My experience with Shadi and Patrick stem from a Ten year relationship. When it comes to estate planning and trusts they are my go to and only law firm is Phancao & Shaffer aka Asset Protection & Elder Law Center. When asked for the name of a trust law firm. They are the one. Best firm hands down." Karen I.
"I'm CPA and have been working with Asset Protection & Elder Law Center for over 10 years. They do all my trust work as well as other general counsel items and I have never thought of taking my services elsewhere. In fact, if my clients ask for an Estate Attorney, they are the only firm I recommend. Get your trust in order and do it with the Asset Protection & Elder Law Center!" Steve F.
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