1200 Pacific Avenue, Suite 260
Santa Cruz, California 95060

(831) 515-3344

Penrose Chun & Gorman LLP Overview

Penrose Chun & Gorman LLP is an estate planning, real estate, and civil litigation law firm located in Santa Cruz, California that serves clients in Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Clara Counties. Practice areas consist of real property transactions and litigation, commercial and residential real estate law; wills and trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives, and other estate planning; estate, probate, and trust administration and litigation; and civil litigation, including construction defect and personal injury matters as well as fire damage claims.

Steven D. Penrose, Edward “Ed” Chun, and J. Kenneth “Ken” Gorman have more than 100 combined years of legal experience. They have handled cases in jury and bench trials as well as alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration. Skilled litigators, between them they are admitted to practice in several county, state, and federal courts, including County Superior Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Penrose Chun & Gorman LLP represents a broad range of clients, from individuals and families to local businesses and national corporations. The legal team focuses on clients’ best interests, working to provide favorable results with solutions that meet their needs and objectives.

Penrose Chun & Gorman LLP Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Estate & Gift Tax; Estate Planning for High Net Worth Individuals; Dynasty Trusts; Grantor Trusts; Generating Skipping Trusts; Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts; Business Succession Planning; Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims; Probate & Trust Administration; Estate Settlement; No Contest Clauses; Accountings & Litigation; Real Estate Leasing and Transactions; Contract Disputes; Boundary Law and Lot Line Adjustments; Real Property Litigation – Purchase and Sales Disputes; Easement and Boundary Disputes and Litigation; Title Claims, Partition and Quiet Title Actions; Commercial and Residential Landlord – Tenant Disputes & Evictions; Easements and Licenses; Construction Defect Litigation; Agriculture Litigation; Fire Damage Claims.



Steven D. Penrose Mr. Steven D. Penrose
Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Litigation, Real Estate