Deputy County Counsel
Larry A. Kubo joined the Office of the County Counsel in 1989. He currently advises and represents the Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator (PAGC) in conservatorships, decedent estates, and trust matters. During his career at the Office, he has handled over a thousand PAGC matters.
Larry was the Lead Deputy in the Probate Section from 1998 to 2004. As Lead Deputy, he helped establish the Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST) — which includes representatives from the County Counsel’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office, and Adult Protective Services and focuses on identifying and addressing cases of elder abuse. He also helped develop the Probate Streamlining Task Force in which public agencies work with the Probate Court to assure a smooth resolution of PAGC cases.
In addition to his probate work, Larry advises various departments, boards and commissions throughout the County, including the Office of Human Relations, Human Relations Commission, and the Defined Contribution Plans Committee.
Larry’s professional expertise includes:
- Probate and Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) conservatorships
- Decedent estates
- Trust administration
- Counsel for boards, commissions, and committees
- Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1979
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1976
- Past Board Member, Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon Valley
- Past Chairperson, Probate and Mental Health Study Section of the County Counsels’ Association of California
- Past Member, Judicial Council Probate and Mental Health Advisory Committee
- Supervising Attorney / Attorney / Law Clerk at the Asian Law Alliance (1980-1989)