The Court's Top Ten Pet Peeves (and What We Like)

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 70 minutes
Recorded Date: March 16, 2018
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Runtime: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Recorded: March 16, 2018


Judge Klein and Judge Johnson of the Los Angeles Superior Court shall discuss their top 10 problems with probate and trust pleadings, accounting, and proposed orders and how to avoid them.

This program was recorded on March 16th, 2018.

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Los Angeles County Bar Association


Hon. Barbara Johnson

Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California

Barbara Johnson is the nonpartisan judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County California Office 7 in California. Johnson received her B.A. from Yale University and her J.D. from California Western School of Law.

Judge Clifford L. Klein

Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California

Clifford L. Klein is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in January of 2021.

Marc L. Sallus

Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg & Coleman, LLP

Mr. Sallus attended Claremont Men’s College (aka Claremont McKenna College), where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He was elected to the Order of the Coif, and to the Thurston Society and was a Research Editor, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review (Special Edition Japan).

In addition to being admitted in California, Mr. Sallus is admitted to practice in the United States District Court (Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California); the United States Tax Court, and the United States Ninth Circuit.

He is a member and has been an officer of the following: State Bar of California (Executive Committee, Trust and Estate Section); Conference of Delegates of California Bar Association (Chair and Board of Directors); Los Angeles County Bar Association (Executive Committee; Board of Trustees; President, Barristers; Litigation Section Executive Committee; Trusts and Estates Section, Executive Committee; Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Delegation to the Conference of Delegates of the State Bar); Beverly Hills Bar Association (President, President Elect; First Vice President, Board of Governors; Probate and Trust Section, Chair and Executive Committee); Beverly Hills Bar Foundation Board; American Bar Association (Member; House of Delegates), ABA Center on Children and the Law Advisory Board (Chair); American Bar Association’s Family Law Section (Council); Task Force on Children Needs and Juvenile Justice Committee (Chair); Mexican American Bar Association (Board of Trustees, Historian, Treasurer); San Fernando Valley Bar Association (Member); Public Counsel (Board). Mr Sallus is the author of two Will Contests chapters in Decedents Estate Practice (CEB, Vol. 3) and Trust and Probate Litigation Practice (CEB) .

He is a Member of the CEB Probate/Estate Planning Advisory Subcommittee. He has lectured on behalf of CEB, State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar, Santa Monica Bar, San Bernardino Bar, Beverly Hills Bar, and other organizations.

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