Diedre Dennis Wachbrit is one of the nations leading estate planning attorneys. A graduate of Stanford Law School where she was Chair of the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, she is also a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of California, Irvine, magna cum laude where graduated first in her class of over 800 students.Diedre has been Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law.Prior to opening her law practice, Diedre was a Senior Associate at the international consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, where she provided strategic business advice to some of the nations largest and best-known firms.Prior to that, she was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell and at Kirkland & Ellis, both international law firms. Diedre is licensed to practice law in all California State Courts, the California Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court. Diedre serves on the Board as a Director of PAUSE 4 Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids with special needs to grow.She is a member of the Advisory Board, The Computer Access Center, Los Angeles, CaliforniaDiedre is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and of Wealth Counsel, both organizations of premier providers of sophisticated legal planning. Diedre has studied estate planning at both Stanford Law School and UCLA.She is a teaching fellow at the Southern California Institute.She is also a member of the State Bar of California, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the Ventura Bar Association, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. With her extensive experience in these areas over the past five-plus years, along with her extensive continuing education, as a student and a nationally-recognized speaker, Diedre will effectively protect your family and assets. Diedres teaching and speaking credits include:•Tax strategies and estate planning for new residents of California to top executives at Amgen corporation, August 2004, January 2005, and January 2006.•Legal Planning For Young Families to WealthCounsel attorneys, Scottsdale, AZ, May 2005•Teaching Estate Planning 101, to WealthCounsel attorneys, 2006•Breastfeeding and the Law La Leche League national conference, Washington D. C., July 2005.Publications include articles in:•Apartment Finance Today•The Link•Quoted in Time magazine and Better Homes and Gardens magazine.•Profiled in the Ventura County StarDiedre is the author of two widely used guides: The Parents Guide to Protecting Great Kids: The Family Asset Protection Guide and the Family Business Survival Guide. These Guides have been featured in numerous publications including The Autism Digest.Diedre writes two blogs, one on estate planning and one on special needs planning Diedre Wachbrit Braverman is a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate law Certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. A Stanford Law grad and member of Phi Beta Kappa, Diedre focuses on Estate Planning, Asset Protection and Special Needs Planning. The firm also handles Family Law matters, including Juvenile Dependency.