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La Jolla Bar Association, September 2017 MCLE Luncheon with Meredith Alcock

09/14/2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Our next lunchtime CLE program will be Thursday, September 14th, at Noon,  at the Manhattan of La Jolla Restaurant (inside the Empress Hotel) at 7766 Fay Avenue.

We are pleased to have as our speaker, attorney MEREDITH ALCOCK, of the law firm of Abbene & Alcock, APC, who will present “RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OF INTEREST TO TRUSTS & ESTATES LAWYERS,”   with its focus upon trusts and estates controversy matters.

The program will provide 1.0 hr CLE credit.

Some information about our speaker:

Meredith Alcock is a member of the law firm of Abbene & Alcock, APC, practicing in the trusts and estates area. She is certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and has been continuously certified as a specialist for over 20 years.  She is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.  She is listed in the Best Lawyers in America referral guide, and was named as Best Lawyer’s 2012 San Diego Litigation – Trust & Estates Lawyer of the Year.  She was named as one of the Top Attorneys for 2014 in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust law by the Daily Transcript.  Her practice includes estate planning, trust administration, estate settlement (both trust and probate), and estate controversy matters.  She has also mediated disputed trusts and estates matters.

As an undergraduate, she majored in history at Yale University, graduating cum laude with a B.A. degree in 1980. Following college, she taught European history to high school students at the Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut.

She attended law school at the University of San Diego, where she was a member of the San Diego Law Review. She graduated magna cum laude in December 1986 and was admitted to the California Bar in June 1987.

After graduating from law school, she worked for the law firm of Latham & Watkins in San Diego.  She practiced both trusts and estates law and civil litigation while at Latham & Watkins.  She joined the law firm of Haskins, Nugent, Newnham, Kane & Zvetina (later Nugent, Weinman, Abbene & Alcock) in 1989 and practiced with that firm until formation of her current firm in 2007.

Her experience in the trusts and estates area has included service as a member of the bar committee which advised the San Diego Probate Court regarding the revision of the local rules in 1989, and the successful defense of consolidated appeals in a reported case, Dawes v. Rich (1997) 60 Cal.App.4th 24.

She is a past president of the Thomas More Society of San Diego.  She rows in the masters program at ZLAC Rowing Club in Pacific Beach and is a past president of that club and the current president of the ZLAC Foundation.




12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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