Yulissa Zulaica

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP
 | 180 Sansome Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-527-0788
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%),
  • Tax: Consumer (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Yulissa Zulaica is a partner at Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP located in San Francisco, California. Ms. Zulaica primarily practices in the areas of family law and estate planning and has experience with high-asset divorce and is passionate about working with LGBT family law clients. She also has extensive estate planning experience and handles matters on a statewide and international basis, serving clients both within California and outside the country.

Ms. Zulaica earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and received a master of laws degree and a law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law. She speaks English and Spanish as well as conversational Basque and Japanese, allowing her to serve a broad range of clients. She has been licensed to practice law in California since 2011.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Zulaica has been involved with several community organizations, including the Latino Community Foundation, The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Justice & Diversity Center’s Pro Bono Legal Services program and the Women’s Cancer Resource Center. She has sat on the board of the Bay Area Latino Lawyers Fund, the San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association and Thousand Currents.

Outside of the office, Ms. Zulaica regularly lectures on estate planning, probate and tax topics, and has contributed to Continuing Education of the Bar, California, publications. She is active in her legal community and a member of The Bar Association of San Francisco and The State Bar of California’s trusts and estates section.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (50%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (30%): Will Contests

Tax (20%): Tax Law

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests, Tax Law


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Yulissa Zulaica

Admitted: 2011, California

Professional Webpage: https://jkzllp.com/about/partners-associates-and-staff/yulis...

Honors and Awards:

  • Named a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2017 and 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Trusts and Estates Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Legal Services program of the San Francisco Bar Association
  • Thousand Currents
  • Bay Area Latino Lawyers Fund
  • Board of San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association
  • Women’s Cancer Resource Center
  • Latino Community Foundation

Educational Background:

  • University of California, B.A.
Find Me Online
Website - www.jkzllp.com
Office Location for Yulissa Zulaica

180 Sansome Street
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-527-0788


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Last Updated: 3/15/2018

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