Robert A. Earnest is a California licensed professional fiduciary and the principal of Earnest Trust Management. Robert earned his Certificate of Fiduciary Management from CSUF and is a graduate of UCLA and Harvard Law School. Before establishing Earnest Trust Management, he practiced law for 30 years for both international law firms, including Paul Hastings in Los Angeles, and multinational companies, such as ARCO and Nissan. He started his career as a professional fiduciary in 2016.
Robert’s professional activities include serving on the Legislative Committee of PFAC and organizing the Fiduciary Forums for the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of PFAC. He also serves on the boards of the Fiduciary Round Table of San Gabriel Valley, the Estate Planning Counsel of San Gabriel Valley and the Pasadena chapter of Rotary International. He enjoys lecturing on the profession to anyone who will listen, including local chapters of CalCPA and the Financial Planning Association.