Attorney M. Denise Kristof, founding partner of Kristof
& Kristof, has a long history of leadership in positions of trust. She is an established member of the Probate
Volunteer Panel – a select group of attorneys relied upon by the Courts. She serves as Arbitrator on the Los Angeles
County Bar Association’s Attorney-Client Mediation and Arbitration Service, she
has served as Mediator the Los Angeles County Superior Court Probate Settlement
Program, she has spoken on Trust and Estates matters throughout California, and
she has served as a Delegate from the Los Angeles County Bar Association to the
State Conference of Delegates. Before
founding Kristof & Kristof, Ms. Kristof routinely crisscrossed the nation
presenting highly detailed, scientific material.
Ms. Kristof’s pre-legal career involved high value
mediations between union members and management and utilizing legal counsel for
She is caring and compassionate, effective and
skillful. Ms. Kristof is a parent,
grandparent, sister, and child – she can empathize and sympathize. Ms. Kristof appropriately channels these
Ms. Kristof has vast educational experience. Her education began with a Bachelor of
Science degree, followed with a degree of Master of Science combined with a
Masters in Business Administration. Ms.
Kristof completes more continuing legal education units in one year than many
attorneys complete in three. In addition
to having earned her Juris Doctorate degree, Ms. Kristof has also completed her
LLM – a terminal legal degree - in Estate Planning and Elder Law.