On August 24, 2015, Jessica Sibony joined Kopple & Klinger as an experienced associate. Jessica brings with her a depth of knowledge and expertise in estate planning, trust administration and general business transactions. Jessica’s past experience also includes trust and estate litigation, including the representation of individuals and fiduciaries in will and trust contests, breach of fiduciary duty cases, accounting actions, and financial elder abuse. Jessica received her J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 2012. Additionally, she graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Political Science in 2009. She is admitted to practice in California and is a member of the Trust and Estates Section of the California State Bar.
On August 19, 2015, Kopple & Klinger attorney Ryan Nowicki was appointed to the Hermosa Beach Community Police Advisory Board, which serves as a liaison between the Hermosa Beach Police Department and the local community at large. Shortly after being appointed by Police Chief Sharon Papa, Ryan was elected by the Board as its Co-Chairperson. Ryan has assisted law enforcement departments in many capacities for a number of years, including representing on a pro bono basis the largest fundraising foundation for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Partner Les Klinger has been selected to the 2015 Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.