Publications & Presentations


“Contempt of Court – a Primer,” The Recorder (ALM), June 2021

“Don’t Skimp on Notice to Beneficiaries,” Wealth Management, December 2020

“Be careful with the caregiver. ‘The Knives’ will come out. Probate Code Section 21380 can succeed where the ‘Slayer Rule’ fails,” The Daily Journal, September 2020

“Abundant Access to Electronic Information at (Remote) Depos: Where Does It Start and End? How far can a deposing attorney go in requesting the deponent to reveal the world of information at the deponent’s fingertips?” The Recorder (ALM), May 2020

“Enforcing Spousal Support Judgments Against Trusts,” Wealth Management, October 2019


“Mediating Casablanca,” Earl Warren Inn of Court, March 2022

“Do Not Not Notice:  Takeaways from Roth v. Jelley, and the Perils of Inadequate Notice in T&E Proceedings,” Sonoma County Bar Assn., Jan. 2022; East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers, Oct. 2021

“Probate Process and Executor Duties,” National Business Institute (national prerecorded program), Jan. and Feb. 2022

“California Probate Process and Executor Duties,” National Business Institute, Nov. 2021

“The Probate Process From Start to Finish for Paralegals,” National Business Institute, May 2020

“Spouses’ Elective Share vs. Second Probate,” National Business Institute, Dec. 2019

“Enforcing Judgments Against Spendthrift Trusts,” HBH University, Apr. 2019; Alameda County Bar Association, Oct. 2019

“Hempilton,” Earl Warren Inn of Court, Nov. 2017

“The 13th Amendment’s Loophole: How the War on Drugs is a War on Racial Minorities,” Earl Warren Inn of Court, Feb. 2017

Attorney civility presentation, Earl Warren Inn of Court, Jan. 2016