Woodland Hills, California Estate Planning Lawyers

Sussan H. Shore
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 42 years experience

Sussan H. Shore designs and implements multi-generational estate plans for high net worth clients, and oversees the administration of estates and trusts. For over 35 years, she has helped clients fulfill... Read More »
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Robert E. Strauss
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Tax Court
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Andrew K. Steenbock
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates

Andrew Steenbock focuses on estate and gift tax planning, and advises individuals and business entities on a range of tax planning and estate planning matters.
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Eric F. Bergman
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California Estate Planning Attorney

UCLA School of LawCalifornia
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Alice A Salvo
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years experience
(818) 676-9572 20350 Ventura Blvd #110
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law and University of Miami School of Law
Alice A. Salvo in Woodland Hills, California, offers quality representation in estate planning, trust, probate, elder law and conservatorship cases. Our firm is dedicated to helping elders and families throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley effectively plan and protect their future. As we age, there are going to be a number of choices we have to make that involve our well-being and our family's financial security. These are tough choices, but with our guidance, together we can better understand what options fit your needs. We offer compassionate representation, preserve assets and inheritance, create Living Trusts, Special...
Larry Stephen Hymes
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 41 years experience
(818) 501-5800 21333 Oxnard St
1st Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Anker, Reed, Hymes, Schreiber, & Cohen, A Law Corporation, utilizes a unique team approach designed to achieve optimal outcomes. For example, when a client's case presents complex legal issues, we bring the presiding partners together in order to fully assess the situation and to determine the most direct, efficient, and effective strategy. Our firm always aims to create innovative and positive solutions via the comprehensive legal knowledge of our attorneys.
Dennis Paul Fuire
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Calabasas, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(818) 222-4900 23603 Park Sorrento Ste 103
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Dennis P. Fuire is graduate of The University of California at Berkeley where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He graduated with a Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law, where he was a member of Law Review. Mr. Fuire is a member of the California Bar and the Los Angeles County Bar. He is authorized to practice before the California Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Fuire served as a federal...
Douglas Keith Schreiber
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(818) 501-5800 21333 Oxnard Street
First Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Estate Planning, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
Loyola Law School
Douglas K. Schreiber (Member) born Los Angeles, California, September 16, 1953; admitted to bar, 1978, California; 1979, U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Education: University of Southern California (B.S., cum laude, 1975); Loyola University of Los Angeles (J.D., cum laude, 1978). Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for Remedies. Member: State Bar of California. Reported Cases: Waisbren v. Peppercorn Productions Inc., (1995) 41 Cal.App.4th 246 48 Cal. Rptr. 2d 437; Lenane vs. Franchise Tax Board (1994) 9 Cal.4th 263, 36 Cal. Rptr.2d 563 Amicus Curiae.
Eric Jerome Gold
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Calabasas, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience
(888) 561-5590 23901 Calabasas Road Suite 1072
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Collections and Probate
University of La Verne College of Law
California Attorney Eric J. Gold has practiced law in California since 1999. As a solo practitioner at the Law Offices of Eric J. Gold, APC, he personally handles each matter and uses current technology to provide value and comprehensive services to his clients. In addition to his specialized knowledge in commercial transportation, Mr. Gold has also worked for a not-for-profit outdoor advocacy organization that promotes mountain bicycling and he remains an avid cyclist today
Daniel Schwartz
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Calabasas, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years experience
(818) 880-9401 25422 Colette Way
Calabasas, CA 91302
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
University of Southern California
Daniel Schwartz has a background in both tax law and tax accounting and incorporates elements of both into a hybrid tax practice that is focused on income, gift, and estate tax planning, which includes business and estate planning, as well as income, gift, and estate tax return preparation. Planning and Preparation are two sides of the same coin and being able to do both allows Daniel Schwartz to provide continuity and efficiency on any project, save as much tax money as possible, and protect his clients from penalties and audit. Daniel Schwartz graduated from the University...
KC Marie Knox
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(818) 501-5800 21333 Oxnard Street
First Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
I am an attorney at the Los Angeles Estate Planning Law Firm Anker, Hymes & Schreiber, LLP.
Mariam E. Hanna
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Calabasas, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 2 years experience
(866) 257-5180 5023 N. Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Probate
University of West Los Angeles School of Law
Mariam E. Hanna attended the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy in May, 2008. Thereafter, she gained valuable experience working with attorneys practicing family law, bankruptcy and insurance subrogation. She started attending law school at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law in January, 2012. During her law school career, she received two Witkin’s Awards, an award given to the student who achieved the highest grade in the class. The first award she received was for Appellate Advocacy and the second was for California DUI...
Brad Sniderman
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Calabasas, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
23679 Calabasas Rd. #558
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, IP and Probate
Whittier Law School
I am an attorney practicing in intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights, licensing), as well as business and e-commerce law (entity formation, contract drafting and other day to day events, as well as web site review) for individuals to small/medium size companies. I also draft Wills/Trusts, as well as work in probate.
Mina N. Sirkin
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(818) 340-4479 21550 Oxnard St. #300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Whittier Law School
Martin A. Neumann
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia and U.S. Tax Court
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Lisa M. Burkdall
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the Law and UCLA School of LawCalifornia
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Kim Suzanne Millman
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(818) 340-5765 21700 Oxnard Street
7th Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Estate Planning
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Kim S. Millman brings her own unique history and experience to the practice of law. Her practice focuses on estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration; charitable planning and giving; and business succession planning. Ms. Millman received her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2006, and she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge, gradating cum laude in 1982. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2007. For more than twenty-five years, Ms. Millman was a successful entrepreneur overseeing the daily operations of a thriving...
Neil J. De Leon Esq.
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(310) 439-5670 5850 Canoga Ave.
Suite 400
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Family and Probate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
John Francis Nicholson
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(818) 348-3806 21243 Ventura Blvd., Suite 116
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Univ of LaVerne COL
My education is rooted in the University of Southern California and culminated with a Bachelor of Science and MBA at Valley Christian University. I graduated from the University of La Verne School of Law in Woodland Hills, California. I am a hands-on, solo, general practitioner and I have been practicing law in the San Fernando Valley serving Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Since 2009 I have actively been a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts. This is a volunteer, non-paid public service.
Juanita V. Miller
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(818) 936-2186 6303 Owensmouth Ave., Suite 1005
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Bankruptcy
Georgetown University
Juanita V. Miller, Esq. has been practicing law for 24 years. She focuses in the areas of bankruptcy and probate law and is a "hands-on" attorney. No client is made to feel as though she is going through a law mill. The firm gives prompt, efficient, and courteous service.
Thomas Noel Cano
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 49 years experience
(818) 225-0400 23161 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Elder
UCLA School of Law
Ty Supancic
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(888) 852-9961 21051 Warner Center Lane
Suite 100
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Estate Planning, Entertainment & Sports and Family
Daniel David Bland
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Calabasas, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 35 years experience
(818) 222-0025 23548 Calabasas Rd
Suite #105
Calabasas, CA 91302
Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(818) 226-9125 5425 Farralone Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91367
Estate Planning and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
(818) 710-1511 5308 Alhama Dr
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 46 years experience
(818) 716-1585 6400 Canoga Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91367
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Tax
Harvard Univ Law School
Jamie K. Ogden
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates Lawyer

Jamie Ogden advises high-net-worth individuals and business entities on a range of tax planning, tax controversy and estate planning matters
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Kara Koerner
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Rebecca Goldfarb
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Tarzana, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(818) 483-4166 19510 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 101
Tarzana, CA 91356
Estate Planning and Elder
Lewis & Clark Coll Northwestern School of Law
As a partner at Goldfarb & Luu, PC, Tarzana lawyer Rebecca Goldfarb provides sensitive and careful legal services on estate planning concerns. Attorney Goldfarb was recognized as a Trusted Advisor by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal in 2013. Additionally, she is the recipient of Comerica Bank and the Los Angeles Lakers’ Women’s Business Award. Ms. Goldfarb is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Estate Planning section, WealthCounsel and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s Probate and Estate Planning Section. Her firm is happy to offer zero-charge case evaluations—contact them today to obtain one.
Kenneth W. Drake
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Woodland Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 627-6566 21241 Ventura Blvd. Suite 288
Woodland Hills, CA 91356
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Social Security Disability
Southwestern Univ School of Law
With extensive medical knowledge and over thirty-five years of healthcare trial experience, Kenneth Drake has received among the highest professional ratings among his peers for the depth of his experience and advocacy skills. Equally important, Ken is dedicated to providing each and every one of his clients with respect, responsiveness and a deep sense of compassion rarely found in the legal profession. Find out more by calling us and receive a no-charge initial legal evaluation. Call 800-627-6566 or contact us through our confidential Social Security Case Evaluation Form and one of our attorneys will respond to your inquiry as...
Parham Patrick Parhami
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Encino, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience
(818) 205-2445 6345 Balboa Blvd., Suite 247
Encino, CA 91316
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
The areas of focus are Personal Injury, Contracts, Business Management, Business Formation (Corporation and LLC), Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, Estate Planning and Banking. In addition to practicing law, the second part of the firm concentrates on Business Management section in which focus is on accounts payable, accounts receivable, paying bills, doing all tax work and anything else the client is interested in. Lastly, the firm concentrates on business consulting for anyone who currently has a business or plan to start a business.
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Sherman Oaks, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
As a founding partner at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld, Southern California lawyer Greg Shanfeld offers counsel to debtors from all walks of life. Mr. Shanfeld began his legal career in the year 1994, and has practiced in both California and Texas. On the website Avvo.com, he has been recognized with a rating of 8.6 Excellent. He is a graduate of UCLA and the USC Law School. To learn more information about his firm, contact the firm today.
Rajesh Wadhwani
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Sherman Oaks, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Raj Wadhwani is a Southern California bankruptcy lawyer and a founding shareholder at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld. Attorney Wadhwani has more than 17 years of experience practicing as an attorney. He has a Bankruptcy Board Certification from the American Board of Certification, and he is also a licensed real estate broker. Mr. Wadhwani received his J.D. from the Southwestern University School of Law. Get in touch with his firm for a no-cost case evaluation.
Neal Michael Rimer
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 41 years experience
(818) 905-0777 16055 Ventura Blvd
Suite 650
Los Angeles, CA 91436-2633
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Whittier Law School
I am licensed as a California attorney and have been in practice since 1976. I also passed the California Certified Public Accountant's Exam in 1976. I have a dynamic and sophisticated transactional practice and provide creative, practical solutions to the issues confronting medium to high net worth individual clients, and small to medium sized entrepreneurial businesses. I advise clients, CPAs and other attorneys regarding the following: ESTATE AND TRUST MATTERS: including wills, trusts, gifts, life insurance, estate administration, trust administration, probate estates, how to minimize or eliminate estate taxes, proper allocation of assets into trusts with extensive pre and post...
James Geoffrey Beirne
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Encino, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 224-4500 16633 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 1200
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Immigration
Southwestern Law School
Over 20 years experience with consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, lien avoidance and income tax discharge.
Steven D. Kramar
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Encino, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 45 years experience
(818) 380-3500 16133 Ventura Blvd #585
Encino, CA 91436
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Steven D. Kramar's practice concentrates on small businesses, the selection and formation of business entities such as partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies, the management and contract issues they encounter, including litigation, as well as matters involving the personal affairs of principals such as estate planning (trusts and wills) and probate and trust administration. Steven represents clients in regard to real estate matters from purchases and sales through disputes concerning the rights and responsibilities of adjoining property owners. Steven has a long history of personal injury practice but does not actively seek cases unless they involve substantial injuries.
Kenneth A. Ziskin
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Sherman Oaks, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 46 years experience
(818) 988-0949 4532 Murietta Ave.
#101
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Tax
University of Southern California and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I have 42 years experience in tax, business, banking and estate planning law, including 3 years as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Law Center. For the past 17 years, my practice has focused on Living Trusts and Estate Planning, emphasizing legal representation of individuals and families in connection with Estate Planning, Living Trusts and drafting and implementing Family Wealth Strategies (sm). I practice in a warm, comfortable environment, where my wife (Hinda) helps to provide the perspective and wisdom of a woman, mother and grandmother to the planning by my clients. ...
Robert Michael Berger
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Encino, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(818) 385-1770 16830 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 500
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Construction and Probate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jeffrey Paul Geida
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California Estate Planning Lawyer

New York University School of Law and Pepperdine University School of LawCalifornia, Massachusetts and Rhode Island
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Alexander L. Bruin
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates

Alexander Bruin represents high net worth individuals in estate planning including gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax planning, wealth transfer planning and business succession planning.
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R. Grace Rodriguez
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Chatsworth, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(818) 734-7223 21000 Devonshire St
Suite 111
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Probate and Tax
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
My primary focus is to help the average homeowner save their house, get a fresh start on their finances, educate them on how to meaningfully budget and save money, and then help direct future investments for their future financial needs. No one sat down and explained any of this to me. I had to go out and find the information. Now I want to share it with you. Bankruptcy is not the end of the world. We will work with you to come up with a affordable legal strategy that is within your budget. ...
Sona A. Tatiyants
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Glendale, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(818) 956-9200 616 E. Glenoaks Blvd.
#203
Glendale, CA 91207
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Southwestern Law School
Sona A. Tatiyants, Esq., LL.M., is the founding principal of Tatiyants Law, P.C. She specializes in estate planning, business transactions, trust administration and probate.
Ani A. Avetisyan
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Glendale , CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years experience
(818) 731-1295 3900 San Fernando Rd.
Unit 1015
Glendale , CA 91204
Estate Planning, Divorce, Employment and Family
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Ani A. Avetisyan, a graduate of Berkeley Law School, established her law office after working four years as a commercial litigation associate at two Am Law 100 firms. Her quality education and experience make her a skilled and effective advocate for her clients.

Previous Experience:

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Los Angeles, CA)
Associate, Commercial Litigation (Feb. 2012 - Dec. 2013)

Sidley Austin LLP (Los Angeles, CA)
Associate, Complex Commercial Litigation (Nov. 2009 - Feb. 2012)
Sidley Austin Fellow, American Civil Liberties Union (Winter 2009)
Summer Associate (2008)

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Legal Clerk, Consumer Unit

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Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall),...
David Baum
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(818) 501-8355 16255 Ventura Blvd
Suite 704
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Estate Planning and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
My name is David Baum, and I am the managing attorney with the Law Offices of David H. Baum, APLC. I have managed my Law Firm for more than thirty one years. We offer the finest quality adoption legal services for birth mothers, birth fathers and adoptive parents. Currently in the United States, adoption laws are experiencing substantial revisions. In California especially, legislature and state courts continue to change and ratify child adoption laws. Every decision made by the legislative and judicial party affects everyone involved in the adoption process, including birth parents, adoptive families, adoption agencies, and adoption law firms....
Michael Hackman
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 50 years experience
(818) 990-2120 16633 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Estate Planning, Business, Health Care and Tax
UCLA School of Law
A certified specialist in tax law designated by the California State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Hackman has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his JD from the University of California Los Angeles. He is the Chair of the Tax Planning, as well as the Trusts & Estate Planning Practice Groups at Lewitt Hackman.
Elise L. Lampert
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Sherman Oaks, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
14724 Ventura Blvd, Suite 804
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
University of La Verne College of Law
Elise Louise Lampert established her law practice in 1994. The main focus of Ms. Lampert's practice is Estate Planning and Probate. She received her Bachelor's degree from UCLA and her Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne. She is a member of the State Bar of California and licensed to practice before all of the courts in the State of California. Ms. Lampert is a member of the AARP Legal Services Network. She is a skilled lawyer who has the ability to draft living trusts, special needs trusts, residential trusts, irrevocable trusts, durable powers of attorney for healthcare,...
John Balian
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Encino, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 776-2000 16133 Ventura Blvd., Penthouse Suite
Encino, CA 91436
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Robert Joseph Carlson
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Encino, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(818) 905-5600 16133 Ventura Blvd. Suite 1175
Encino, CA 91436
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Real Estate
San Fernando Valley College of Law
Attorney Robert J. Carlson has practiced law since 1975. Carlson & Cohen, LLP Attorneys at Law has represented clients in Encino and surrounding areas for 25 years. Areas of Practice include Business Law, Real Estate Law and Estate Planning.
Brent Edward Vallens
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Chatsworth, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(818) 717-1885 21053 Devonshire St. #104
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Darrell C. Harriman
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North Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 39 years experience
(877) 960-1335 8912 Haskell Ave
North Hills, CA 91343
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of the Pacific
Neil Solarz
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience

University of San Francisco School of LawCalifornia, U.S. District Court Central District of California and 9th Circuit
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Elizabeth G. Acevedo
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California Estate Planning Attorney

State University of New York - BuffaloNew York and California
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Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


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