Nancy Kaupp Ewin (Retired)
Nancy Kaupp Ewin has practiced law exclusively in the areas of estate planning, trusts, wills, powers of attorney, elder law issues, conservatorship, probate, trust administration, elder law, Medi-Cal planning, and business planning since 1982. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed working with people to plan their estates and find solutions to estate administration challenges.
Nancy has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law since 1993. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters regarding estate planning and administration including the California CEB text on Special Needs Trusts. Nancy is rated AV pre-eminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating given. She has been named as a “Super Lawyer” since 2008. Locally, Nancy was honored for her contributions to the San Diego probate community by the sitting probate judges (2014) and “Best of La Mesa” (2016).
Nancy is a founding board member for the Probate Attorneys of San Diego, and formerly served on the Probate Bench-Bar Committee. Nancy supports the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR) and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, WealthCounsel (a national consortium of estate planning attorneys and advisors), ElderCounsel (a national consortium of elder law attorneys and advisors) and several bar associations including the Foothills Bar Association (President, 2010). Nancy also serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Southern Caregiver Resource Center – an organization that helps families and caregivers by providing services to caregivers which are inclusive of all issues related to care of adults with chronic and/or disabling conditions.
For 15 years, Nancy taught Probate and Estate Planning at Cuyamaca College for their ABA accredited Paralegal Program. She is a frequent lecturer to private and professional groups.
Nancy was raised in the San Diego area and enjoys all the region offers. However, there is a big soft spot in her heart for her grandchildren, so she travels to play with them whenever she can.