James K. Andrade is a Senior Associate at Keystone Law Group, P.C. Prior to joining Keystone, James practiced at a boutique law firm in estate and trust litigation, estate and trust administration, estate planning, and general business advising. He has represented trustees, administrators, executors, beneficiaries, heirs, professional fiduciaries, and creditors in active litigation matters as well as administration of trusts and estates.
In trust administration matters, James has advised trustees that manage businesses as assets and helped resolve, issue spot, and advise trustees and beneficiaries on business related-issues. He also represents professional fiduciaries and family members in conservatorship matters, and has represented elderly clients in elder financial abuse, fraud, and recovery of property disputes involving family members, agents of broker/dealers, and lending companies.
James has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2020. He was also recently named as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers® in 2023 for Litigation – Trusts and Estates
While in law school, James interned for National Geographic Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television, International.
James received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Kansas. He received his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. While at Pepperdine, he also received a certificate for the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law.
Outside of the office, James enjoys hiking with his family, watching sports, reading, and watching YouTube.