About Us

OUR MEMBERSHIP: Orange Coast Estate Planning Council is comprised of estate planning professionals who work or reside in Orange County: attorneys, certified public accountants, chartered life underwriters, financial planners, trust officers, and other allied estate planning professionals who have a minimum of 5 years experience in the field and devote a significant portion of their practice to estate planning.


  • Convenient and informative meetings six times per year,
  • Networking opportunities during pre-meeting social hour,
  • Annual membership directory,
  • Unique educational seminars, presentations, and programs,
  • Benefits of a member council to the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils,
  • Access to online Leimberg Services
  • Modest annual membership fee.

 The General Membership Dinner Meetings for members and their guests are held the fourth Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November each calendar year. The Council meets at the Santa Ana Country Club, 20382 Newport Boulevard, Santa Ana.

The Council also offers Discussion Group Meetings six times per year. The Discussion Groups are similar to case studies where a topic will be discussed first hand in a small group setting. The meetings will take place at various member locations, and will be held during the months opposite of our dinner meetings. Seating will be limited to MEMBERS ONLY; 12 to 15 attendees at a maximum. Cost to attend is FREE. To make a reservation, to host a meeting or if you have questions, please contact the Council office at (866) 921-6440.

TO LEARN more about the Council and specific requirements of membership, contact the administrative office at (866) 921-6440 or gjmgmt@yahoo.com.