Jessica A. Uzcategui

Jessica A. Uzcategui: Attorney with Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise LLP

Biography

Jessica A. Uzcategui is a Partner at Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise and focuses her practice exclusively on probate litigation, with a particular emphasis on trusts and estates. Since joining the firm in 2004, she has tried numerous cases on behalf of individuals, financial institutions, corporate fiduciaries, and nonprofit organizations.

Ms. Uzcategui's recent trial experience includes successfully representing a charitable foundation in a multi-million dollar conservatorship case, successfully defending the accounting of a national trust company against a beneficiary's objections and recovering more than $1 million in attorney's fees, and successfully obtaining out-of-pocket attorneys' fees for an individual trustee incurred in removing his co-trustee. Ms. Uzcategui has also obtained favorable settlement results for her clients, including dismissal of claims for breach of fiduciary duty, undue influence, and elder abuse.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Trust Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Conservatorship

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-785-8348  Phone
213-617-7941  Phone
213-617-9350  Fax
www.trustlitigation.la
University Attended:
Duke University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1997
Law School Attended:
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
2003
Admission:
2002, California
Memberships:
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) - Fellow; American Bar Association, Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section - Co-Chair, Ethics and Malpractice Committee; American Bar Association, Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section - Diversity Committee; Hispanic National Bar Association - Member; Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles - Member; Latina Lawyers Bar Association - Member; Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section - Member; Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law - Chair, Board of Directors
Birth Information:
Caracas, Venezuela, September 4, 1975
ISLN:
917025974

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Los Angeles, California

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