Lessons Learned from Lawyers: Trust Dept. Risk Reduction Strategies

By Hoge Fenton | 07.14.2020 | Client Alerts

Trust Departments hire lawyers to make their litigation problems go away. However, litigation is expensive and time consuming. Wouldn’t it be nice if those problems never came up in the first place?

Join our experienced advisors as they discuss what Trust Departments can do to prevent future litigation, as well as examples of “best possible” outcomes.

Meet our Trusted Advisors

Denise Chambliss, Chair of Hoge Fenton’s Trust and Estate Litigation group and a member of the Estates & Trusts and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice groups, is based primarily in the firm’s Tri-Valley office. Denise is an experienced trial lawyer who maintains a general civil and business trial practice, with a focus on trust and estate litigation representing individual and corporate trustees, as well as executors and beneficiaries.
Dennis Zell is a highly accomplished attorney with over 20 years of civil litigation experience, including trial and appellate work in both California and Federal courts. He is a trial lawyer who represents clients in a variety of civil litigation matters including trusts, real estate transactions, commercial leases, business contracts, business torts, corporate governance disputes, and insurance.
Hon. Catharine Baker is currently Special Counsel at Hoge Fenton in Pleasanton, California. Catharine was a Member of the California State Assembly for the 16th District from 2014 – 2018. During her legislative tenure, Catharine developed a reputation as an independent, bipartisan voice in the CA Legislature, fostering collaboration that led to breakthroughs in significant legislation, particularly on transportation, the environment, and government accountability.

This information is provided as an educational service by Hoge Fenton for clients and friends of the firm. This communique is an overview only, and should not be construed as legal advice or advice to take any specific action. Please be sure to consult a knowledgeable professional with assistance with your particular legal issue. © 2020 Hoge Fenton

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