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24 03, 2017

Stacey Davy to Make Presentation June 1, 2017

Partner Stacey Davy will be authoring a paper and presenting on the topic “Probating Estates That Include a Business” at the upcoming National Business Institute Probate Boot Camp seminars in Los Angeles, CA and Sherman Oaks, CA.

31 01, 2017

Partner Ryan D. Nowicki named the 2017 Hermosa Beach Man of the Year

Partner Ryan D. Nowicki was honored this evening with being named the 2017 Hermosa Beach Man of the Year.  This prestigious award is given each year to a man and a woman who have generously donated their time and resources to making the City of Hermosa Beach a better place through their work with civic and nonprofit organizations in the community.

13 01, 2017

SuperLawyer® Designations

Partner Les Klinger was designated as a SuperLawyer® in the field of “Trusts and Estates” for the second year in a row.  New Partner Stacey  Davy and Associate Jessica Sibony were designated as SuperLawyer® “Rising Stars” in the same field.

1 01, 2017

Stacey Davy Promoted to Partner

The firm is happy to announce that Stacey Davy has been promoted to Partner.  Stacey handles a variety of matters in estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, and charitable giving.

20 10, 2016

David J. Elbaz Makes Presentation

David J. Elbaz presented on the topic of succession planning for small law firms at California Applicants’ Attorneys Association Annual Practice Management Conference.

15 09, 2016

David Elbaz Elected President of Prestigious Council

Partner David J. Elbaz was elected as President of the Beverly Hills Estate Planning Council for the 2016-2017 season.  David has arranged an all-star line-up of speakers for the season, including Professor Ed McCaffery from USC Law School and Judge Mark Holmes from the United State Tax Court.   Please see for more details.

1 07, 2016

Ryan D. Nowicki Promoted to Partner

The firm is happy to announce that Ryan D. Nowicki has been promoted to Partner.  Ryan handles a variety of matter in domestic and international tax planning, business structuring and complex business transactions, and nonprofit tax-exempt organization law.

20 05, 2016

Ryan Nowicki Co-Founds Local Philanthropic Organization

Ryan D. Nowicki has co-founded, along with his wife Karen Nowicki, the Hermosa Friends Foundation, a local philanthropic organization whose mission is to encourage philanthropy, strengthen the power of charitable contributions, and build strong relationships that advance shared philanthropic goals.

29 02, 2016

Firm Name Change Announcement

We are proud to announce that the name of the firm has been changed to add David J. Elbaz in recognition of his substantial contributions to the firm. David will continue to focus on developing and implementing integrated estate, business and tax planning strategies for high-net-worth individuals and business owners. We are excited to share this news and reaffirm our commitment to serving the legal needs of individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations for many years to come. Please join us in congratulating David!