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Christopher B. Johnson | Attorney At Law

Christopher B. Johnson - Estate Planning Attorney

Christopher B. Johnson focuses his practice on the areas of trusts, wills, estate planning, probate and trust litigation and elder law.  He is based in Pasadena but serves clients throughout Southern California.
Prior to establishing his own practice, he was a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with U.S. Trust, serving Southern California high net worth and ultra high net worth families in their wealth transfer planning and with trust services. Before U.S. Trust, he was a founding member of the Arroyo Law Group, Russakow | Ryan | Johnson, and his own estate planning and probate practice in Pasadena, as well as a civil litigation lawyer for the Law Office of Errol Berk in Ventura.

He has appeared on NBC-TV news and radio programs to discuss estate planning and probate issues and is a frequent speaker to attorneys and community groups, and has just been named to MyLawCLE’s advisory board. He is a member of the Trusts & Estates sections of the Los Angeles County and Pasadena Bar Associations, the City of Hope Music and Entertainment Industry Committee and the board of the Cancer Support Community – Pasadena.

Chris is a 1994 graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. He was a Dean’s Scholar, and an extern at the legal department of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., and for the Honorable Barry Russell, Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Wheaton College in 1991. He is admitted to practice in all California state courts and the United States District Court, Central District.

He is also the proud father of two sons and enjoys biking, tennis, traveling and architecture appreciation in his spare time.  He is a Southern California native, having grown up in Arcadia and Palm Springs, and is the third generation of his family to work in estate planning. Chris has been helping people like you for over 18 years. He works with small to large estates, including business succession planning and asset protection.

Palm Desert Office: 77564 Country Club Drive, Suite 100 | Palm Desert, CA 92211

Phone: 888-838-8771 | Email: cjohnson@christopherbjohnson.com  
Website:http://www.christopherbjohnson.com/  
 

Kathie Browne, Attorney At Law

Kathie Browne, Estate Planning Attorney

Kathie Browne's law practice focuses on estate planning, business law and real estate law. With over twenty-five years experience as a lawyer, Kathie has a broad legal background, with expertise in estate planning, contracts, business and corporate law, employment law, real estate development, finance and construction law.

Kathie prides herself on providing superior legal services, practical advice, good value and prompt turnaround to her clients. By practicing preventive law, she can help you prevent legal problems. The result is that you can keep your business and your life running smoothly, avoiding unforeseen legal troubles. Kathie's goal is to educate her clients so they know their rights and responsibilities and can protect their assets and financial future.

Kathie Browne has been an attorney since 1985 and currently practices in Rancho Mirage, California. She graduated at the top of her class, earned several academic achievement awards and served as an intern with Presiding Justice Arleigh Maddox Woods of the California Court of Appeal. Kathie has a J.D. degree from Southwestern University and an LL.M. in Corporate Law from New York University. Kathie has a broad legal background, with expertise in estate planning, business and corporate law, employment law, real estate development, finance and construction law. She taught Construction Law at UC Riverside Extension

Charitable activities include serving on the planned giving committees of Eisenhower Medical Center, McCallum Theater and the American Cancer Society. Kathie also is a past president of the Desert Estate Planning Council and served as a member of The Desert Sun Small Business Panel and was a Board Member of Desert AIDS Project. Kathie is a member of the State Bar of California, the Desert Bar Association and the Palm Desert Chamber Of Commerce.

Address: 41-750 Rancho Las Palmas Dr. | Agua Blanca Plaza | Suite N-2 | Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Phone: 760-837-9292 | Email: kathie@kathiebrowne.net | www.kathiebrowne.net


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