The Lerman Law Partners, LLP team has joined the CunninghamLegal team, bringing expansive new expertise to clients

We are delighted to announce that Michelle and Jeffrey Lerman, along with their talented team at Lerman Law Partners, LLP, have joined the CunninghamLegal team—and we are confident that this will greatly expand our collective ability to provide you with the highest-quality legal services.

Lerman Law Partners, LLP and CunninghamLegal are a perfect match, coming together to offer a comprehensive range of legal services that meet your needs. Our shared values of professionalism and dedication make this collaboration seamless. Jim Cunningham, the founder and CEO of CunninghamLegal, brings his vast expertise as a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law, with an impressive career spanning nearly three decades. Much like Michelle Lerman, Jim is also a licensed real estate broker, bringing valuable insights and experience to the field. Jim, a second-generation attorney and third-generation pilot, embraces a dynamic lifestyle. With three grown children, he cherishes his time on the water as an enthusiastic boater and takes pride in being a Marin resident.

Attorney Michelle C. Lerman
Michelle C. Lerman, Esq., Of Counsel, CunninghamLegal

“We are so excited to be working with Jim and the entire CunninghamLegal team. Our firms have many similarities, making it a great fit.”— Michelle & Jeff Lerman

Attorney Jeffrey H. Lerman
Jeffrey H. Lerman, Esq., Of Counsel, CunninghamLegal

An established, mid-size firm, CunninghamLegal has a strong reputation statewide and a team of lawyers who work diligently together on client issues. In addition to Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, Tax Planning, and Real Estate Law, CunninghamLegal goes beyond the previous scope by offering extensive expertise in related fields—an advantage that enhances our collective ability to serve you exceptionally.

CunninghamLegal has strategically positioned offices in both Northern California (including San Rafael) and Southern California—helping lawyers and staff work with individuals, families, real estate investors, and business owners across the entire state.

Expansive Legal Expertise

CunninghamLegal will also benefit from the added expertise of the Lerman Law Partners, LLP team. Along with its superb track record in Estate Planning and Litigation, Lerman Law Partners, LLP is widely known for its work in real estate law—representing commercial real estate investors, homeowners, and parents throughout California. For those unfamiliar with Lerman Law Partners, LLP, you can learn more at, and you may wish to read about the Lerman attorneys now working with CunninghamLegal: Michelle C. Lerman, Jeffrey H. LermanSarah Kern, Dylan Recht, and Philip R. Diamond. You can click here to learn about our entire legal team.

Also make sure to check out our legal services for real estate investors.

More about CunninghamLegal

You will find an exceptional dynamism at CunninghamLegal, a visionary firm specializing in Estate, Trust, Real Estate Transactions, and Tax Planning. This team of attorneys stands at the forefront of the industry, continuously driving innovation and shaping the future. With a steadfast commitment to comprehensive client education and unparalleled support, we empower families to navigate multi-generational wealth transfer with confidence and extraordinary guidance.

As we mentioned, the firm is proudly “medium-sized” and stable: big enough to handle anything, but small enough to know you personally. Here’s a link to our practice areas.

A great way to get familiar with CunninghamLegal is to take a look at our webinars and read through our authoritative blogs.

Questions? Contact us!

Rest assured, we empathize with any concerns you may have regarding the transition and its impact on your current affairs. Our unwavering dedication to a seamless integration means that we intend to provide uninterrupted service that fulfills your needs. We wholeheartedly encourage you to contact us with any questions or requirements you may have at 415-448-7778 or 866-671-5902 or request a call by using the form on this page.

Jim Cunningham

Once again, a warm and heartfelt welcome!

We are fully prepared to offer our unparalleled and now expanded expertise, ensuring that all your requirements pertaining to Estate Planning, Real Estate Transactions, Trust Administration, Tax Planning, and Asset Protection are handled swiftly and impeccably. The welfare of you and your cherished loved ones holds the utmost significance to us.

We look forward to getting to know you, your family, and your advisors!

Warm regards, Jim

James Cunningham Jr., Esq.
Founder, CunninghamLegal

At CunninghamLegal, we guide savvy, caring families in the protection and transfer of multi-generational wealth.