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Elizabeth G. Acevedo


Beth Acevedo applies a broad background in estate planning, estate and trust administration and tax law to develop customized, multi-generational estate plans for high net worth individuals and families. Through the careful crafting of trusts, wills, powers of attorney and health care directives, Beth identifies and addresses potential conflicts before they occur while maintaining the clients' interpersonal and wealth transfer goals. Beth's compassionate and detailed approach to estate and trust administration matters brings beneficiaries and fiduciaries peace of mind during what can be an emotionally stressful time.

Beth has an Executive LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. While in law school, Beth served as Note and Comment Editor on the Buffalo Law Review, and as Submissions Editor for the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal.


LL.M. (Executive), New York University, 2017

J.D., State University of New York School of Law, Buffalo, 2009
cum laude

M.A., CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2006

B.A., Binghamtom University, 2005
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of California, 2016
  • New York State Bar, 2010
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
    • Trusts and Estate, Executive Committee Member
Teaching Positions
  • Estate Planning, UCLA Extension, 2020 - Present
Publications and Speaking Engagements
  • "Living Versus Testamentary Trusts," National Business Institute Seminar: Trusts, The Ultimate Guide, 2019
  • "Marital/Disclaimer Trusts Post-ATRA," National Business Institute Seminar: Trusts, The Ultimate Guide, 2019
  • "University of Southern California Gould School of Law Seventieth Institute on Federal Taxation-Major Tax Planning 2018," Matthew Bender & Co., Inc., November 2018
  • "Trusts," CEB Basics Conference: Estate Planning, September 2018
  • "Basquiat Sale Spurs Another Contentious Family Lawsuit," Wealth Management, June 20, 2018
  • "Battle Over Muddy Waters' Estate Rage on 35 Years After His Death," Wealth Management, May 2, 2018
  • "How to Fix an Estate Plan Gone Bad," 2017 USC Tax Institute, January 2017