Robert C. Mardian III




Focus Areas:

Estate Planning
Estate and Trust Administration
Estate and Trust Litigation

Robert Mardian is a partner of Sullivan, McGibbons & Associates LLP.  Mr. Mardian provides the firm’s clients with advice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration and litigation, and probate.  Prior to joining Sullivan, McGibbons & Associates LLP, he was a senior counsel and associate at Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Charney LLP for nine years practicing in the area of estate and trust administration and litigation, and probate. He began his career as a litigation attorney with Neil, Dymott, Frank, McCabe & Hudson APC.




2002 – Juris Doctor, University of San Diego School of Law

1999 – Master of Arts, National Security Studies, Georgetown University

1997 – Bachelor of Arts, History, University of San Diego


Professional Designations:


Admitted to Practice Law before all Courts of the State of California, all Federal District Courts in California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization


Professional Organizations:


State Bar of California

California Lawyers Association (Sections: Trusts and Estates; Tax)

San Diego County Bar Association

Probate Attorneys of San Diego


Community Involvement:


Board of Directors for San Diego Defense Lawyers 2011-2015 (Secretary 2014-2015)

Editor of The Update 2013-2015 (Quarterly Publication by the San Diego Defense Lawyers)

Lecturer on estate, trust and probate topics for the National Business Institute (NBI)

Red Boudreau Trial Lawyers Dinner Committee 2014-2019 (Program Chair 2015-2019)