Taaff, Barbara L.

31355 Oak Crest DriveSuite 250Westlake Village, CA 91361

Updated: 03/28/2017

Overview

BARBARA L. TAAFF is an associate attorney with the Kenneth E. Devore & Associates in Westlake Village. The firm specializes in estate planning, probate, trust administration, conservatorships and elder law. Ms. Taaff worked as a research attorney for the Superior Court of California in Santa Monica and has extensive experience in the areas of conservatorships, probate and trust administration, elder law, and estate planning. Ms. Taaff has also practiced in the area of...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate

Practice Areas

  • Conservatorships
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Community Association Law
  • Real Estate Related Matters

Qualifications

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member)
  • Ventura County Bar Association (Member)
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association (Member)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (Member)
  • San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council (Member, Board of Directors)

Past Positions

  • Superior Court of California in Santa Monica, Research Attorney

Education

  • University of LaVerne College of Law, La Verne, California
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: First in Class
    Honors: University's Moot Court Team
    Law Review: University of La Verne Law Review
    Law Journal: Journal of Juvenile Law, Senior Staff Writer
    Law Journal: Journal Legal Advocacy & Practice, Editor
  • California State University, Northridge, California
    Bachelor of Science
    Honors: With Honors

Office Information

Address

31355 Oak Crest DriveSuite 250Westlake Village, CA 91361

Fax

  • 818-338-3287

Email

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