The Lawyer in Blue Jeans Group (“LBJ”) is a San Diego based law firm dedicated to providing first-class legal services. LBJ offers a unique niche within the legal profession that makes it possible to obtain high-quality legal services, delivered in a straight forward manner, without the overly complicated legalese sometimes used by others in the legal profession. Our staff consists of highly skilled and experienced attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants prepared to assist you through the process of meeting your legal needs.
WHAT IS BLUE JEANS LAW?
Blue Jeans Law is a philosophy of providing high quality legal services to people in a straightforward manner without the intimidating legalese used by many in the legal profession. Blue Jeans Law is also a belief that we offer these services to clients without the trappings that add unnecessary fees that make people avoid assessing the legal advise they need. At the Lawyer in Blue Jeans (“LBJ) we believe legal advise for you Estate planning, Trust Administration, Probate and Business Entity Formation should be sensible, reliable and experienced.
At LBJ we believe in providing our client the best in legal service for their Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate and Business Entity Formation needs using our depth of experience in conjunction with good old common sense. We want our clients to feel relaxed and have a full understanding of the legal needs. Therefore, we place our clients in a comfortable environment where it’s more about “substance” than style.
The attorneys at LBJ have over 50 years of combined experience. Our attorneys specialize in the practice of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate and Business Entity Formation. This emphasis in the area of the law legal allows us to remain focused and to stay up-to-date on changes that could affect your estate.
If you or someone you know would like to learn more about the legal services we provide and how we could assist you with your legal needs click here or call our office at (619) 683-2545 to schedule a free, no obligation, one-on-one consultation to discuss your legal needs.
When clients seek legal representation they are looking for a firm they can trust to do the right thing and protect their interest. LBJ has been providing high quality legal services since 1976 and has helped more than 10,000 clients with their legal needs.
WHO IS THE LAWYER IN BLUE JEANS?
Jeff Isaac, The Lawyer In Blue Jeans
Jeff Isaac, Esq., AKA “The Lawyer in Blue Jeans,” is the founder and principal attorney at The Lawyer in Blue Jeans Group – a San Diego law firm dedicated to providing high quality legal services delivered in a straight forward manner, including the establishment of Revocable Living Trusts, Trust and Probate Administration, and Business Entity Formation. Jeff’s San Diego based law firm addresses a distinct niche within the legal profession by providing consumers with proactive approaches to help shield against lawyers, legal fees, courts, and the related emotional and financial costs at a fee within their means.
Jeff is an energetic hybrid of down to earth, affordable legal advice, humor and engaging commentary on life’s daily legal challenges. A veteran attorney with over 30-years under his proverbial belt, he offers down-to-earth expert perspective on both personal legal issues as well as those current events in law that affect San Diego society on a day-to-day basis. Jeff’s distinctive style of what he calls “Blue Jeans Law” is highly relatable and comforting to a public that is known to harbor negative misperceptions about attorneys at large. In today’s overly litigious society, this “Blue Jeans Law” philosophy is a welcome and refreshing view of the legal system with the “common man’s” interest at heart.
Jeff is also an invigorating public speaker and media personality who imparts his unique style and lighthearted perspective throughout the airwaves on both radio and television. Listeners benefit from frank discussions about the legal issues that affect their daily lives. A sought after cross-media expert source, Jeff appears weekly on XETV Channel 6 in San Diego. There, he serves as a legal expert who provides insightful legal explanations, interpretations and perspective on legal issues that impact viewers on a personal level as well as the region at large.
Jeff’s highly regarded and eagerly anticipated expert opinion runs the gamut from very serious to absolutely outrageous, which is a style he developed through his diverse professional background. In addition to legal pursuits including that as a law professor, Jeff has served as a member of the Judge Advocate General’s Office in the United States Army, a high school football coach, and an outspoken member of his community for charitable and other events.
On The Radio
Jeff Isaac, “The Lawyer in Blue Jeans” has been heard on AM 600 KOGO, AM 1360 KPOP, AM 1130 KSDO AM and on TALK RADIO 760 KFMB AM in San Diego. His listeners have tuned in for almost 20 years to hear a light hearted but honest approach to life’s daily legal challenges. He instantly develops a rapport with his callers and creates a trusting environment that encourages frank discussions about the legal issues that are affecting our lives.
Jeff, a lawyer for the past 36 years, can relate to his audience, due to his background as a High School Football Coach, Member of the Judge Advocate Generals Office in the Army, as well as his consistent involvement in charity and community events. His show not only covers the personal legal issues of his listeners but current events in the law that affects society on a day-to-day basis. His “Blue Jeans Law” style is comforting to the public and his outgoing personality lets the listeners know that Jeff is on their side.
Jeff Isaac, “The Lawyer in Blue Jeans”, is happy to join the news team at XETV Channel 6 San Diego and their team of legal experts to provide viewers with legal explanations, interpretations and perspective on legal issues and hot topics that affect their everyday lives- all conveyed in his trademark down-to-earth “Blue Jeans Law” style. Jeff’s ability to explain confusing and often convoluted legal topics, in his distinctive “Blue Jeans” style- offers San Diegans a refreshing view of the legal system with the common man’s interest at heart. You can see him live every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday during the 9:00am hour.
You can also watch Jeff’s new segment, Protect Yourself, on San Diego 6 in the 4;00pm hour! During this segment Jeff takes questions from viewers and offers sound and simple legal advice. Interested in getting your question answered on live television? Learn more about Protect Yourself, by clicking here!
For the past six years, Jeff was seen regularly on KFMB Channel 8 TV (CBS) in San Diego, and he was also part of the KUSI 9 TV news team where he was called upon for legal explanations, and commentary during high profile court cases as well as legal issues that impacted the area and the country.
Having written ten books including “The Wacky World of Laws,” Jeff is an accomplished author who has also penned weekly columns for the San Diego Daily Transcript – a highly respected business newspaper in San Diego County. He is also the producer of the “Everything You Need to Know About Living Trusts” DVD and Audio CD.
Jeff Isaac is an accomplished author and has written numerous books, including the just released, “Guide To Winning In Small Claims Court.”
Meet The Attorneys
Jim Cunningham, Attorney at Law
Jim Cunningham is an attorney with The Lawyer in Blue Jeans Group and practices in the areas of estate planning, tax, business planning, probate, and trust administration. Mr. Cunningham received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law with a concentration in Tax.
Mr. Cunningham works closely with his clients designing and implementing a variety of tax, business and estate planning strategies. He has worked extensively with the estate and gift tax laws and is well versed in the techniques which are available to minimize the harsh impact of those taxes.
In the areas of Wealth Preservation and Wealth Transfer Planning, Mr. Cunningham’s work ranges from basic planning for the management and transfer of family wealth (such as the design and drafting of Wills and Living Trusts) to more advanced planning techniques using Family Partnerships, Irrevocable Gift Trusts, Charitable Trusts, and other such instruments for the preservation, management, and transfer of wealth.
In the area of Business Planning, Mr. Cunningham counsels owners of closely held businesses on tax advantaged strategies to further their business transactions. His work in this area includes business entity selection and formation, acquisitions and sales, reorganizations (e.g., mergers and spit-ups), buy-sell agreements and related transactions.
Krista Dupps, Attorney at Law
Krista Dupps has been an estate planning attorney for over seven years, specializing in trusts, estates, trust and estate administration, and probate. Ms. Dupps received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2005 and was admitted to the California State Bar in December of that same year.
In addition to working with clients to prepare and update their personal estate planning, Ms. Dupps has worked extensively with the administration of trust and estates assisting Trustees with carrying out their fiduciary duties and navigating the sometimes complex reporting and noticing and other requirements.
Ms. Dupps has lived in San Diego County for most of her life and currently lives in East County. When not assisting clients with their estate planning related needs, Ms. Dupps enjoys reading, hiking, snowboarding, and mountain biking.