Elijah Keyes’ fascination with estate planning and special needs began during his childhood, as he witnessed the enduring impact of long-term illnesses within his own family. This experience instilled in him a profound understanding of the far-reaching effects of both physical and mental ailments on individuals, families, and communities. Since embarking on his career as an attorney, Elijah has dedicated his practice exclusively to the fields of estate planning, special needs, elder law, and taxation.
Elijah has earned recognition as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law from the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He currently holds the position of Vice President and Trustee within the Silicon Valley Bar Association, an organization comprising over 300 estate planning professionals. Additionally, Elijah maintains active membership in esteemed groups such as the J. Rueben Clark Law Society, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Beyond his legal practice, Elijah has served as a former law professor at Golden Gate University and frequently lends his expertise by speaking to fellow attorneys and community organizations on a broad spectrum of topics, including special needs trusts, estate planning, trust administration, probate, and conservatorships.