Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate

Jennifer Elliott is a Certified Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Specialization. Any licensed attorney can practice estate planning, but only a small percentage are certified as specialists by the State Bar of California. In fact, less than 1% of all lawyers in California have been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law.


What does it mean to be a Certified Specialist?

A Certified Specialist is a California attorney certified by the State Bar as an Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law who has:

Passed a comprehensive, highly competitive written exam in estate planning, trust, and probate law administered by the State Bar.

Demonstrated a high level of expertise and requisite number of years of experience in estate planning, trust, and probate law.

Fulfilled mandated ongoing education requirements in estate planning, trust, and probate law.

Favorably evaluated by attorneys and judges familiar with Jennifer's estate planning, trust, and probate work.

Why does the State Bar certify legal specialists?

The State Bar certifies legal specialists to help the public identify attorneys who have demonstrated proficiency in specialized fields of law and encourage the maintenance and improvement of attorney competence in specialized fields of law.

What can a certified Estate Planning, Trust & Probate specialist do for you?

A certified specialist can create and implement your estate plan by preparing wills and trusts, minimize death, gift, and income taxes in connection with your estate plan. A specialist can plan, organize and implement Family Business Succession. They can design, organize and implement Asset Protection plans, as well as assist with probate, trust, conservatorship, Medical planning and guardianship proceedings, and disputes.


Expertly Drafted Wills, Power of Attorney, and Flexible Trusts

Estate planning can be complex which is why Jennifer takes a personal approach to planning by gaining a thorough understanding of the details and the situation you're facing. Even the smallest detail can be the key to dramatically affecting how your money is protected for generations to come. Jennifer will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that your family's money is safe but accessible.