Dean Kirby

Dean represents lenders, creditors, and fiduciaries in bankruptcy, foreclosure commercial collection, and receivership matters. He is certified by the American Board of Certification in the field of Creditors’ Rights and by the Board of Specialization of the State Bar of California in the field of Bankruptcy. He is the only San Diego lawyer to have […]

Martin T. McGuinn

Marty has extensive experience in representing creditors, fiduciaries, loan servicers, and foreclosure trustees in complex bankruptcy, foreclosure, and lender liability litigation, including class actions. He acts as an expert witness on foreclosure and lending issues on cases throughout California. Marty has served as a Director and State Legislative Chairman of the United Trustees Association. He […]

Michael Pfeifer

Michael R. Pfeifer, Esq. became “Of Counsel” to Kirby & McGuinn, APC. on January 1, 2018. He has over 40 years of experience in real estate and consumer financial services litigation and regulatory compliance practice and currently serves as outside General Counsel to the California Mortgage Bankers Association, a position he has held since 2012. […]

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. Recognitions Rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell, their highest rating of skill and integrity. Rated “Superb” by Avvo, their […]

Matthew Aguirre

Since 2012, Matthew has specialized in the representation of lenders, mortgage servicers and foreclosure trustees. He has assisted his clients in litigated matters, and in ensuring their compliance with existing and emerging law. Matthew has developed legal training courses and consulted for legal publications. He has also volunteered his time with various community law clinics