Helene P. Dreyer Koch

Helene P. Dreyer Koch: Attorney with Roemer & Harnik LLP

Biography

American Mensa, Ltd.; Planned Giving Committees (College of the Desert Foundation; Boys & Girls Club of the Coachella Valley); Top Lawyers 2011 -2016 (Palm Springs Life Magazine); Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine - Board of Directors (2013 - 2016); The Warren E. Slaughter American Inn of Court, 1999-2001; The Warren E. Slaughter / Richard I. Roemer American Inn of Court, 2005-2007, 2009-2010. Instructor, Paralegal Studies, Chapman University (Palm Desert), 1997-2001. Administrative Hearing Officer, Sunline Transit Authority, 1998-2000; Desert Alliance of Professional Women, 2000-2002.

Certified Specialist in Wills, Trusts, and Probate Law, by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Estate Planning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
760-360-2400  Phone
760-360-1211  Fax
www.roemerharnik.com
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., Ed., 1987
Law School Attended:
University of Texas, Austin, J.D., 1992
Year of First admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, California; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2001, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Desert Bar Association; State Bar of California.
ISLN:
901011174
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.4/5.0 (22)
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      4.4/5.0
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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/02/15 in Real Estate Development on 03/02/15

      I've worked with Helene on a number of cases, and even retained her as a consultant on occasion. Her expertise in real estate transactions and disputes, especially invol...

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      I've worked with Helene on a number of cases, and even retained her as a consultant on occasion. Her expertise in real estate transactions and disputes, especially involving title and development issues, is of the highest order. In addition to that, she is a pleasure to work with.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 01/11/15 in Real Estate on 01/11/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 01/11/15 in Estate Planning on 01/11/15

      I became acquainted with Helene when my client moved to her area and we had to transfer the case. She proved to be adept at her area of law, estate planning, and very att...

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      I became acquainted with Helene when my client moved to her area and we had to transfer the case. She proved to be adept at her area of law, estate planning, and very attentive. The Seattle area clients seem to like her vicinity for their vacation homes, and as a result, I've sent several clients which we now share. The Seattle clients have living trusts here and the California clients have various needs there. My clients appreciate her work, and have only compliments for her.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 12/12/14 in Estate Planning on 12/12/14

      a HIGHLY INTELLIGENT VERY EXPERIENCED LAWYER WHO IS VERY METICULOUS IN HER FIELD OF ESTATE PLANNING.sHE WAS ONE OF MY ASSOCIATES FOR SEVERAL YEARS SO I KNOW VERY WELL HOW...

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      a HIGHLY INTELLIGENT VERY EXPERIENCED LAWYER WHO IS VERY METICULOUS IN HER FIELD OF ESTATE PLANNING.sHE WAS ONE OF MY ASSOCIATES FOR SEVERAL YEARS SO I KNOW VERY WELL HOW SHE WORKS

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/10/12 in Trusts and Estates on 03/10/12

      Helene is an exceptional writer and researcher - The highest capabilities I've ever seen.

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      Helene is an exceptional writer and researcher - The highest capabilities I've ever seen.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/03/12 in Trusts and Estates on 03/03/12

      Outstanding lawyer!

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      Outstanding lawyer!

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/01/12 in Litigation on 03/01/12

      I opposed Helene in a long, drawn out litigation that ended in settlement 2 weeks into jury trial. She was professional at all times.

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      I opposed Helene in a long, drawn out litigation that ended in settlement 2 weeks into jury trial. She was professional at all times.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/28/12 in General Practice on 02/28/12

      • Legal Knowledge

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 12/22/11 in Litigation on 12/22/11

      Helene is a good ethical attorney

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      Helene is a good ethical attorney

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/06/11 in Business Law on 12/06/11

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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (5)
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    • Silver Client Champion
    • Communication

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      5.0/5.0
    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 on 10/15/14 on 10/15/14

      Helene was recommended to us by a friend who has practiced in the Valley for years. She helped us develop a complete estate plan in a very short period of time. I felt...

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      Helene was recommended to us by a friend who has practiced in the Valley for years. She helped us develop a complete estate plan in a very short period of time. I felt her fees were very reasonable. Helene has a very organized and thorough approach. She is extremely knowledgeable and very straight forward. She gives recommendations as well as explaining options which I found very refreshing having been through this process before. Helene has an excellent understanding of current issues.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 on 10/29/12 on 10/29/12

      Several complicated trust issues were managed to the complete satisfaction of the trustees and beneficiaries.

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      Several complicated trust issues were managed to the complete satisfaction of the trustees and beneficiaries.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 on 10/22/12 on 10/22/12

      THIS LADY IS OUTSTANDING IN HER LINE OF WORK AND VERY EFFICIENT. I COULD HAVE NOT ASK FOR A BETTER PERSON.HELENE CALLS YOU BACK WITH IN THE HR.AND THE SAME FOR E-MAILS AN...

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      THIS LADY IS OUTSTANDING IN HER LINE OF WORK AND VERY EFFICIENT. I COULD HAVE NOT ASK FOR A BETTER PERSON.HELENE CALLS YOU BACK WITH IN THE HR.AND THE SAME FOR E-MAILS AND FAX TOO. SHE KNOWS HER LAW VERY WELL. WITH PEOPLE LIKE HER IN YOU'RE LINE OF WORK, THERE SHOULD BE NO PROBLEM. HELEN KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK YOUR DOING AND A GREAT JOB FOR ALL OF US. CHARLIE H HUDSON

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 on 02/15/12 on 02/15/12

      Helene has done a very thorough and professional job representing our family trust, doing estate planning and settling a legal dispute without having to go to court. Hel...

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      Helene has done a very thorough and professional job representing our family trust, doing estate planning and settling a legal dispute without having to go to court. Helene came to me highly recommended by a local divorce attorney and I can see why he referred her to me and my family. Helene's work was always done in a timely manner and for a fair price. My whole family has enjoyed working with her and knowing our estate planning decisions have been guided by her.

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    • Helene P. Dreyer Koch

      5.0/5.0 on 02/13/12 on 02/13/12

      Extremely helpful and provided information and resources for handling some of the issue on my own. Went above and beyond to guide me in the right direction.

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      Extremely helpful and provided information and resources for handling some of the issue on my own. Went above and beyond to guide me in the right direction.

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