Verlan Y. Kwan

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Los Angeles, California

Keystone Law Group, P.C.
Verlan Y. Kwan
Keystone Law Group, P.C.

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in California since: 2006

Education: California Western School of Law

Languages Spoken: Chinese-Cantonese, English

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016

Keystone Law Group, P.C.

11300 W. Olympic Blvd
Suite 910
Los Angeles, CA 90064 Visit website

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With more than 10 years of experience providing advice and representation for people facing trust and estate administration matters, attorney Verlan Y. Kwan is a Partner at Keystone Law Group, P.C. Serving Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas, Ms. Kwan also assists foreign heirs and beneficiaries by serving as administrator of local estates. Before she narrowed her focus to primarily trust and estate administration and litigation, Ms. Kwan spent several years handling wage and hour class action matters, as well as complex antitrust litigation.

Ms. Kwan’s undergraduate education includes a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Irvine, with a minor in cognitive psychology. She earned her law degree from California Western School of Law, and now, she mentors law students in her spare time.

In Los Angeles magazine, Ms. Kwan was included in the special section: Top Women Attorneys of Southern California. She holds professional memberships with the California Lawyers Association’s Trusts and Estates Section and Litigation Section, as well as the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Section and Litigation Section.

Among the many successes Ms. Kwan has in her legal career is a favorable settlement obtained for a client in a multi-jurisdictional action involving a deceased spouse’s trust and community property interests valued in the millions. She has advised more than 100 clients in high net worth trust and estate administration matters, and she regularly handles arbitration, mediation and settlement conferences, guardianships and conservatorships.

When Ms. Kwan is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Will contests, Guardianships & conservatorships, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 60% Estate & trust litigation
  • 40% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage: https://keystone-law.com/verlan-y-kwan/

Honors/Awards:
  • , Super Lawyer in 2017-2019
  • , “Top Women Attorneys of Southern California,” a special section in the September 2018 issue of Los Angeles magazine
  • , Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in 2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • NBI-Closing the Estate and Final Accounting, Speaker
  • Fiduciary Accounts, Requirements, Issues and Common Mistakes, Los Angeles County Bar Association Brown Bag Event, September 13, 2018
  • Probate Bootcamp, National Business Institute (NBI) Topic: “Closing the Estate” June 16, 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California Lawyers Association, Trusts & Estates and Litigation Sections
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates and Litigation Sections  
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a concentration in American Law and a minor in Cognitive Psychology with Dean’s List
Industry Groups:
  • Trust And Estates

Office location for Verlan Y. Kwan

11300 W. Olympic Blvd
Suite 910
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone: 310-597-4779

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016

Top Lists

Top 50: Women Southern California Super Lawyers: 2023

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