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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:  

The Law Offices of Eric A. Rudolph

Eric A. Rudolph - Estate Planning Attorney

Eric A. Rudolph is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of Eric A. Rudolph. Before starting his practice in Palm Springs, Eric worked at prominent law firms in Los Angeles and the Bay Area representing individuals, couples, families, corporations and small businesses. Eric has made Palm Springs his home and looks forward to many years of helping members of the Coachella Valley community solve their legal problems.

Palm Spring Attorney Eric A. Rudolph has extensive experience in Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration and Real Estate law.

Attorney Eric A. Rudolph has handled many estate planning matters for individuals, couples, LGBT and families, including trust administration and probate litigation.

Eric A. Rudolph has handled many real estate transaction matters for clients, including purchase & sale transactions, foreclosure matters, HOA-homeowner disputes, partition actions, easement disputes, title disputes and more.

Eric A. Rudolph earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from San Francisco State University where he graduated with honors. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. While at Golden Gate University, Eric received the Witkin Award in Wills & Trusts for his outstanding performance in this area.

Eric A. Rudolph is a current member of the State Bar of California and the Desert Bar Association. Eric is an active member of the Desert Estate Planning Council and the Desert Business Association. Eric is also an active business member and volunteer for the Mizell Senior Center, the Joslyn Center, The LGBT Center of the Desert, and Prime Timers of the Desert.

Eric is admitted to practice law before all courts in California.

Address: 801 E Tahquitz Canyon Way #101 | Palm Springs, CA 92262

Phone: (760) 673-7600 | Fax: (760) 322-8979 | | 

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: |

Desert Law Group

Kimberly T. Lee - Estate Planning Attorney

Kimberly is dedicated to providing comprehensive, highly personalized estate planning services to individuals and families. As the firm's founder, she holds the highest standard of client service, scholarship and lawyer accessibility. She serves her clients by listening closely to their goals, dreams and concerns, and working with them to develop superior and comprehensive plans.

Kimberly maintains the highest level of knowledge and expertise through ongoing continuing education and frequent attendance at nationally recognized conferences on the most current information on advanced estate planning concepts and strategies, asset protection techniques, as well as changes in the law. Kimberly is a frequent speaker on legal topics such as asset protection and estate planning strategies.

Kimberly is an active member of her local community. She is an Officer for the Desert Bar Association and on the Advisory Board for the First Foundation Bank. Kimberly is also the past President of the Desert Estate Planning Council, and served as board member for the Animal Samaritans, College of the Desert Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert, Desert Samaritans for Seniors, and the Community Foundation Coachella Valley Fund. In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening, baking and Yoga.

Kimberly earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from the University of La Verne with the highest honor. After completing her judicial clerkship with the California Supreme Court, she has been active in her law practice. Kimberly is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Wealth Counsel; Elder Counsel; Advisor Forum; the Probate and Trusts Sections of the California Bar Associations; and the Probate Committee of the Desert Bar Association. She is licensed to practice law in all courts in California, the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court for the Central District and the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Address: 74916 Highway 111 | Indian Wells, CA 92210

Phone: 760-776-9977 | Email: | 

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