Margaret G. Lodise

Margaret G. Lodise: Attorney with Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise LLP AV stamp icon
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Margaret G. Lodise, Partner at Sacks Glazier Franklin & Lodise, has more than 20 years' experience representing beneficiaries and trustees, conservators, individuals and institutional clients in connection with a range of matters pertaining to estate, trust and conservatorship litigation. In addition, she handles estate, trust and conservatorship administration.

Ms. Lodise handles appellate work concerning trusts, estates and conservatorships, and has been appointed by the court as a guardian ad litem in connection with significant matters. Her recent representative matters include successfully defending a trustee from claims of surcharge and improper investments; representing a professional trustee in connection with a dispute over the distribution of a trust; and representing a beneficiary of a disputed family trust, in which the beneficiary prevailed at trial and on the appellate level in having significant assets resulting from the sale of the family business transferred to her.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Conservatorship

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-785-8348  Phone
213-617-2049  Phone
213-617-9350  Fax
University Attended:
Pomona College, B.A., cum laude, 1985
Law School Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, J.D., 1988; Loyola Law School, LL.M., Taxation, 2002
Year of First Admission:
1988, California
State Bar of California - Past Chair, Trusts and Estates Executive Committee; Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section - Past Chair, Executive Committee; Women Lawyers' Association of Los Angeles - Former President; Pomona College - Board of Trustees; American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Member
Birth Information:
Stockton, California, July 17, 1963

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Los Angeles, California

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