Cynthia R. Cox

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Torrance, California

Cox Law Group, Inc.
Cynthia R. Cox
Cox Law Group, Inc.

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law

Licensed in California since: 1991

Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024

Cox Law Group, Inc.

23326 Hawthorne Blvd
Suite 390
Torrance, CA 90505 Visit website


Cynthia R. Cox graduated from Loyola Law School and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1991. Since that time, more than half of her practice has been devoted to special needs trusts and public benefits issues. She has a passion for the elderly, disabled and disenfranchised, and is dedicated to the caring and professional practice of law.

Mrs. Cox is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and is the founding member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Council of Advanced Practitioners. She is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners and the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform. Ms. Pollock has been a guest speaker on public radio as well as presenter and co-presenter speaking on issues such as special needs trusts, and estate, financial and health care planning for elder clients.  She is one of the top 50 women attorneys in Southern California, named in LA Magazine (2015).  She is on the adjunct faculty for Elder Law at Loyola Law School, and acts as an expert witness on issues related to elder law and public benefits. 

Mrs. Cox can assist with estate planning, special needs, and Medi-Cal needs.  She has an extremely active conservatorship practice related to elder law and special needs. 

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law
  • 50% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 50% Elder Law

First Admitted: 1991, California

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Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Frequent Speaker, Elder Law and Special Needs Issues, Teaches Elder Law at Loyola Law School., Adjunct Professor , Loyola Law School
  • Presentation about drafting of special needs trusts. , Presenter, Special Needs Planning Symposium, Napa, CA
  • Presentations about trusts and estate planning., Presenter, San Diego Trusts and Estates Forum
  • Presentation about trusts and estates planning. , Presenter, USC Trusts and Estates Conference
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Cynthia R. Cox volunteers to provide guardianship assistance to the local courts, and handles court appointments for indigent persons.  She is a past member on programs for the Red Cross, North District division, and participates in ongoing services related to homeless, disabled and disenfranchised in her community.
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners, NAELA
Educational Background:
  • Central Missouri State University, B.S., 1984
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Presenter Special Needs Planning Symposium - Drafting Workshop for Effective Third-Party Special Needs Trust Provisions, 2023
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation)
  • Member, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
  • Member, Los Angeles Bar Association
  • California, 1991
  • Member, Academy of Special Needs Trust Planners
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, South Bay Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Foundation Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAPS)
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, South Bay Bar Association

Office location for Cynthia R. Cox

23326 Hawthorne Blvd
Suite 390
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone: 310-798-6150

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