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Nadine Spatafora

Senior Paralegal

Nadine Spatafora is a senior paralegal, applying over 25 years of experience in the areas of Estate and Trust Administration and Estate Planning. With certifications in Probate Administration, Corporations and Litigation, Nadine has particularly deep experience in the areas of probate and conservatorships. Clients value Nadine’s accessibility and patient approach to helping them understand the details of the estate and trust administration process.

Previously, Nadine focused on drafting estate plans, providing her with key insights to the strategies behind various estate planning structures. This understanding helps her to effectively represent clients’ best interests in the administration phase.

Nadine continues to pursue her career as a paralegal because she enjoys research, resolving problems and always learning new skills and tools. Her command of the estate, gift and generation skipping tax laws has earned her the respect of her colleagues. Nadine has provided Pro Bono guardianship and conservatorship paralegal services to the Los Angeles County Superior Court, and has presented on the preparation of the Estate Tax Return, Form 706 as a guest lecturer at UCLA Extension for a class on Estate & Gift Taxes.

Education

B.S., Paralegal Studies, University of West Los Angeles, School of Paralegal Studies, 1984
Probate Administration
Corporations
Litigation

Notable Speaking Engagement
  • Preparation of Estate Tax Return, Form 706, Estate & Gift Tax, UCLA Extension, 1998 - present
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Los Angeles Paralegal Association, member, 1985 - present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, member, 1985 - present