Cheryl Edwards Tannenberg

Cheryl Edwards Tannenberg

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Fax: 619.525.1656




Cheryl Edwards Tannenberg

Cheryl represents fiduciaries, beneficiaries, businesses, individuals, and financial institutions in trust, estate, conservatorship, and financial elder abuse litigation and appeals.

Cheryl has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Probate Court of the San Diego Superior Court since 2011.


Rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell, their highest rating of skill and integrity.

Rated “Superb” by Avvo, their highest rating.

San Diego SuperLawyers, Estate and Trust Litigation 2008 – 2012.

Author:  2010 Assembly Bill No. 1596, amending Welf. & Inst. Code §§15657.03, 15657.04


University of San Diego School of Law

J.D. cum laude – 1984
Member and Comment Author, San Diego Law Review, 1981-1984

San Diego State University

B.A., cum laude – 1976

Bar Admissions

California State Bar, 1984
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005

Professional Associations
and Memberships

Master: American Inns of Court, William B. Enright Chapter, 2003 – Present
Member: Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, 2001 – Present
Co-Chair: Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, 2006 – 2007
Member: North County Estate Planning Council, 2012 – Present
Member: North County Estate Planning Group, 2001 – 2009
Member: Probate Attorneys of San Diego, 2012 – Present
Member: San Diego Estate Planning Group, 2011
Member: Trusts & Estate Section of the State Bar of California, 2002 – Present
Member: University of San Diego, School of Law Alumni Board of Directors, 2001-2005