Conserving Britney: The Internal Affairs of Conservatorships: How They Run, Chan



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Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
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Original Air Date:
September 30, 2021
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About the Program

Justice Maria Stratton, Associate Justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, Division Eight
Hon. Mary Thornton House (Ret.), Alternative Resolution Centers (ARC)
Hon. Kim R. Hubbard, Superior Court of California, County of Orange
Lawrence Lebowsky, Law Office of Lawrence M. Lebowsky
Gavin Wasserman, Wasserman & Wasserman, LLP

Moderated by:
Matthew Kanin, Greenspoon Marder LLP
Steven P. Beltran, Beltran Smith, LLP
Deborah Keesey, Hansen Seto Keesey LLP

Meet the Speakers
Deborah Keesey


Hansen Seto Keesey LLP

Deborah Keesey is an attorney licensed to practice law in the states of California and Hawaii. Ms, Keesey practices extensively in the fields of business & finance law, probate, conservatorships, trust administration, trust litigation, business succession & advanced estate planning. She is dedicated to providing the optimal solution and expert cost-effective service for every client while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.

Ms. Keesey has a broad spectrum of experience in the field of law, having practiced in civil litigation in Hawaii during her early career after graduating from Cornell Law School where she had a concentration in Business Law and Regulation. She built on those skills and combined them with a global project finance practice at the Los Angeles office of the international law firm of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. Ms. Keesey graduated from U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business with Honors and an emphasis in Accounting, Finance and Marketing.

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Steven P. Beltran


Beltran Smith, LLP
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Matthew Kanin


Greenspoon Marder LLP

Matthew D. Kanin is of counsel in the Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. Mr. Kanin focuses his practice on trust and estate litigation, decedent estate and trust administration, protective proceedings, and business litigation.

Mr. Kanin is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law (by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).   His trust-and-estate law experience includes representing fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and proposed conservatees.  His experience includes will and trust contests, accounting and fiduciary duty disputes, and fiduciary appointment matters.

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Gavin Wasserman


Wasserman & Wasserman, LLP
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Lawrence Lebowsky


Law Office of Lawrence M Lebowsky

Lawrence M. Lebowsky is an attorney providing legal services covering Estate & Trust Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate and Tax: Business and Nonprofit Organizations.

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Hon. Kim R. Hubbard


Superior Court of California, County of Orange
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Hon. Mary Thornton House 


Alternative Resolution Centers (ARC)

Judge House recently retired after 22 years on the Los Angeles Superior Court, where she presided over countless jury and court trials in the Civil and Probate departments. With experience serving as the Supervising Judge of the Northeast and North Central districts, Hub Operations and Assistant Supervising Judge of Civil countywide, Judge House brings a unique and in-depth understanding of all aspects of civil case processing and case values. She is touted for her calm demeanor and unbending graciousness to all that appeared in front of her, as well as her extraordinary and relentless, common-sense approach to settling cases.

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Justice Maria Stratton


Associate Justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, Division Eight

Justice Maria E. Stratton is the Presiding Justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, Division Eight.

Justice Stratton was born in Santa Monica, California and raised in San Diego, her father’s last duty station in the United States Navy. She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California and received her law degree from Boalt Hall at the University of California, Berkeley (now Berkeley Law). She served as law clerk to United States Circuit Judge Harry Pregerson at both the U.S. District Court (before his elevation) and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

After clerking, Justice Stratton worked as a Deputy Federal Public Defender at the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California in Los Angeles. She was an associate at Overland, Berke, Wesley, Gits, Randolph and Levanas for a short time before joining Talcott, Lightfoot, Vandevelde, Woehrle & Sadowsky where she practiced criminal and civil litigation for 10 years as an associate, partner, and a managing partner.

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