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Glendale Lawyer Lauriann Wright Photo   Lauriann Wright  is an experienced probate litigator and estate planner located in Glendale California. For over 20 years, she has been practicing all phases of probate law and litigation, including conservatorships, guardianships, trusts, and probate estates, throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties. She has been named as a Southern California Super Lawyer in Trust and Estate Litigation for nine consecutive years, from 2012 through 2023. | Read More
     
Glendale California Attorney David Kim Photo  

David Kim Managing Partner of WKD, is an experienced litigator with an extensive business and real estate background, and handles exclusively probate and trust matters, both litigated and non-litigated.

Mr. Kim has successfully conducted several notable trials involving probate and trust disputes on behalf of Private Professional Fiduciaries and individuals.  He also counsels clients in all phases of trust administration, conservatorships and probate matters. 

He also counsels clients| Read More

     
Serving Glendale and Pasadena - Attorney J Andrew Douglas Photo  

J. Andrew Douglas has extensive experience in handling a diverse array of business and real estate matters, specializing in complex business, real estate and probate/trust matters.

Mr. Douglas is licensed to practice in California, Colorado and Arizona. He is admitted to practice before the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California. | Read More

 

 
     
  Tamra Otten is a Partner at WKD. Ms. Otten received her J.D. from the City of New York School of Law | Read More
     

Of Counsel

   
 

Jennifer Vane  is Of Counsel with WKD, specializing in probate and trust administration and litigation.  She received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Government with a minor in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from the University of Notre Dame, graduating with honors. 

She received her law degree (J.D.) from the USC Gould School of Law in 1990. She has been licensed to practice law since 1990. | Read More

     
  Jeff Cohen joins WKD with more than two decades experience as an established Probate and Trust Attorney. Jeff started his career with a small firm handling probate matters, prior to opening his own private probate practice. | Read More

Associates

   
  Heidi Mattson is an Associate at WKD. Ms. Mattson received her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Southern California | Read More
     
  Stephanie Wurzinger  is an Associate at WKD. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Ms. Wurzinger studied at the University of Vienna's School of Law in Austria.| Read More
     
  Christina Wurzinger  is an Associate at WKD. Prior to joining the firm in 2023, Ms. Wurzinger studied at the University of Vienna's School of Law in Austria.| Read More
     
Paralegals    
     
  Myrna Sandoval, senior paralegal, has over a decade of legal experience.  She has successfully assisted attorneys in conservatorship, Read More
     
  Kacie Akau, senior Paralegal with 20 years of total paralegal experience, including civil litigation, employment law, and probate experience. | Read More
     
  Hayley Herrera, senior Paralegal and has been with WKD since 2017. Ms. Herrera graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in Law and Society in 2017. | Read More
     
  Bill Kang Bill is a certificated paralegal at WKD. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a B.S. in Mathematics and a minor in Computer and Informational Science in 2018.| Read More

Law Clerk

   
  Sevanna Reitter is a law clerk at WKD.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude from University of California, Davis. | Read More

Legal Assistants

   
  Jaidyn Yambao is a senior legal assistant at WKD. She graduated from California State University, Northridge as Dean’s Scholar and Summa Cum Laude with her bachelor’s degree in English Honors. | Read More
     
  Matthew Verdi is a senior legal assistant at WKD. He graduated from University of California, Riverside | Read More
     
  Anthony Amaya-Flores is a legal assistant at WKD. He graduated from Los Angeles City College with an associate degree in Political Science and Human Behavioral science
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  Alexis Tolmajian is a legal assistant at WKD. | Read More

Office Manager

   
  Kim Kemp joined WKD in February 2021.  She brings 19 years of experience working in the legal field and in office administration. | Read More