Our team makes the difference.
Our team is dedicated to providing excellent service to our clients. We take the time to research your situation completely and bring about the most effective opportunities ensuring you get the successful outcome you deserve. We’re proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to us and are determined to work hard to earn our clients’ loyalty every day. We’re here to help you protect your family, create peace of mind, and leave a beautiful, powerful legacy.
Attorney & Counselor at Law
Lela is committed to helping parents make the best legal decisions for their families. Along with helping her clients to make a smooth transfer of their assets, Lela also carefully guides her clients in handing down their intangible assets, including their values, insights, stories and experiences.
Lela received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, before practicing at a small firm in San Francisco. Eager to bring more heart to her law practice and make a greater difference in her clients’ lives, Lela opened her own estate planning practice, where she is able to be the client-oriented attorney she has long dreamed of being.
When Lela is not busy practicing law, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, watching movies, reading, and traveling.
Client Services Coordinator
Carla, kindhearted and friendly, is a natural as the liaison between our firm and our clients. It’s Carla to whom you’ll speak when you’re ready to schedule your meeting or ask a quick administrative question. A mother herself, Carla is deeply motivated to ensure parents experience peace of mind through estate planning.
During her free time, Carla enjoys bonding with her son, traveling, and playing with Robbie, her feisty, Chihuahua Mix.
Andrew joined L J Estate Planning to both create awareness of the firm and to unite it with its clients in the larger community. Specifically, Andrew finds organizations and individuals who will benefit from the firm’s commitment to helping parents better protect their children. Warm and funny, Andrew is a natural as the link between L J Estate Planning and the people it seeks to assist. A seasoned special education teacher, Andrew is also a strong advocate for parents and children.