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Tel: 818-340-4479
Location: United States


Mina N. Sirkin is a California Board Certified Specialist in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.

Ms. Sirkin is admitted to practice in the following Courts:

1992-Admitted to Practice in All California Courts
1992-Federal Court- Central District of California
1992-Federal Court, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Bar Memberships:

State Bar of California, Trust & States Section
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
Beverly Hills Bar Association- Trust & Estates Section
San Fernando Valley Bar Association


University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1988
Whittier School of Law, J.D. 1991
Golden Gate University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, 1998

Legal services include:

Estate Planning
Living Trust Formation and Administration
Trust & Probate Litigation
Special Needs Trust Creation and Planning
Litigation Special Needs Trusts and Structured Settlements
Qualified Settlement Trusts
Entity Formation:
Family Limited Partnerships
Elder Law and Medi-Cal Planning

Television Appearances:

Ms. Sirkin served as the Legal Expert and Commentator: KCAL-9/ CBS TV. Primetime News covering the Anna Nicole Smith Case.

Awards and Designations:

Winner of the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law in 1990.

Winner of the California Tax Scholarship in 1997.

Certification and Specialization:

Board Certified Specialist attorney in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Recently Quoted In:

CNN and Fortune Small Business

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  • NY TIMES: Breaking the Silence

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  • USWeekly News: Britney Spears Conservatorship

    Publications and Teaching Experience:

    Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section News, Internet Sites for Estate Planners.

    Instructor, Los Angeles County Bar Association: DPCDA and Conservatorships

    Instructor and Co-Author, Probate Start to Finish (2006, 2007, 2008), National Business Institute.

    Co-Instructor, Estate & Trust Education Resource: (2007) "Prep Course for the Certified Specialist Exam in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate," Los Angeles, CA and San Jose, CA.

    Published Case: Student v. Los Angeles Unified School District (2007) OAH: N 2006120552.

    Other Activities:

    PVP Panel Member, Los Angeles County

    Settlement Officer Panel Member, Los Angeles Superior Court


    Los Angeles Probate Lawyers, Sirkin & Sirkin provide probate, trust, estate, elder law, conservatorship, estate planning, trust litigation probate litigation, conservatorship litigation, special needs trust, and Medi-Cal planning services in all Los Angeles County, California courts. Our offices are located in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Ca.