Attorney Profile:

Carol Elias Zolla

Carol Elias Zolla: Attorney with Zolla Law Firm

Biography

Co-Author: "The Trustee's Legal Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Administering a Living Trust," Published by Nolo Press. Executive Editor, U.C.L.A. Law Review.

(Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Living Trusts
  • Wills
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Health Care Directives
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Irrevocable Charitable and Gifting Trusts
  • Gift Tax Returns
  • Small Estate Administration
  • Complicated Tax Planning
  • Estate Tax Returns

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
408-358-6900  Phone
408-356-6024  Fax
www.zollalawfirm.com
University Attended:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Mass Communications, 1993
Law School Attended:
University of California School of Law, Los Angeles, J.D., 1996
Year of First admission:
1996
Admission:
1996, California
Memberships:
State Bar of California.
Certifications:
(Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)
ISLN:
913969999

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 13 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/13/11 in Estate Planning

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/11/11 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/11/11 in Wills and Probate

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/11/11 in Trusts and Estates

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/11/11 in Trusts and Estates

    I have worked with Carol on a Bar Association committee & found her to be professional and reliable. Read more

    I have worked with Carol on a Bar Association committee & found her to be professional and reliable.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/07/11 in Trusts and Estates

    Carol has an outstanding reputation among her professional "fellows". She is a fine lawyer in the highest tradition of our profession. Read more

    Carol has an outstanding reputation among her professional "fellows". She is a fine lawyer in the highest tradition of our profession.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/06/11 in Wills and Probate

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/05/11 in Probate Administration

    She serves on the state probate, estate planning and trust law advisory commission the test, certifies and recertifies legal specialists in California. Read more

    She serves on the state probate, estate planning and trust law advisory commission the test, certifies and recertifies legal specialists in California.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 03/29/11 in Estate Planning

    Carol and I worked together on the California Board of Legal Specialization - Estate, Probate and Trust Law Commission for approximately three years, one of which when I... Read more

    Carol and I worked together on the California Board of Legal Specialization - Estate, Probate and Trust Law Commission for approximately three years, one of which when I chaired that Commission. She is extremely knowledgeable, proficient and ethical. I can highly recommend her for an AV rating.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/28/11 in Estate Planning

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