AREAS OF EXPERTISE
State Bar of California, Trust &
Los Angeles County Bar
Association, Trusts & Estates
Beverly Hills Bar Association-
Trust & Estates Section
Admitted to practice in all
Federal Court- Central District
Federal Court, 9th Circuit Court
Mina N. Sirkin is a Los Angeles Certified Specialist expert probate attorney in the
areas of Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Law by the Board of Legal
Specialization of the State Bar of California in Los Angeles. Ms. Sirkin handles
probate, wills, trust, estate, and conservatorship litigation cases in the Los
Angeles County Superior Probate Court (LA County Probate Court) and
Woodland Hills. We help clients in trial and mediation of cases involving
probate, estate plans, a disputed will, conservatorship, and trusts. Depending on
the nature of the case, we do evaluate cases which may be appropriate for a
contingency based fee. We are consultants to other attorneys regarding probate,
trust, estate law, and conservatorship cases.
Living Trust Formation & Estate
Special Needs Trust Planning
Structured Settlement Litigation
Family Limited Partnerships
Asset Protection & Probate Practice
Elder Law and Medi-Cal Planning
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
-Trust & Estate Section
American Bar Association
National Academy of Elder Law
Legal Expert and Commentator: CBS 2/
KCAL-9 TV. Prime-time News covering
the Anna Nicole Smith Case.
CNN Legal Expert on the Estate of
CNBCUNI /EOnline.com Estate of
CNN Money.com and Fortune Small
Business: Jan. 10, 2008, What to do
before you launch.
NY Times: March 18, 2008, Breaking
Health Care Risk Management: August
2008: Know what to do when faced
CreditCards.com: February 2009. What
to do if your retail credit card issuer
MSNBC: March 9, 2009, When a
celebrity endorsement sours.
MSN Money: March 2009, The Making
of Ivanka Trump.
Bankrate.com, October 2009, 9 Key
Estate Planning Tools
Legal Expert, NPR News Market Place:
August 2013, Re Conservatorship of
Legal Media Expert: Jackson v. AEG,
April 2013, RollingStone.com
Guest Speaker KABC Larry Elder
Show, KABC: November 2013
regarding Conservatorship of Casey
Media Expert, 2014 Eonline!
Guardianship of Meadow Walker, and
Trust / Estate of Paul Walker.
Media Expert, 2014 EOnline!
Conservtorship of Amanda Bynes
Media Expert, 2015 EOnline! Estate of
Beverly Hills High School, 1984
University of California, Los
Angeles, B.A. 1988
Whittier School of Law, J.D.
Golden Gate University School
of Law, LLM, (Taxation), 1998
Winner of the American
Jurisprudence Award in
Constitutional Law in 1990.
Winner of the California Tax
Bar Scholarship in 1997.
Super Lawyer 2010
Certified Specialist State Bar of
California: Estate Planning,
Probate and Trust Law