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.

Education

  • 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 & Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
    • Trusts and Estates, Executive Committee Member

Speaking & Teaching

  • Estate Planning, UCLA Extension, 2020 – Present
  • “What Every Attorney Should Know Before Drafting a California Estate Plan,” California Lawyers Association (CLA) Virtual Annual Meeting, Spetember 2021
  • “Better Late Than Never? The Looming Implications of Late Allocations to Sub-Trusts,” 2020 USC Trusts and Estates Conference, November 2020
  • “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
  • “Trusts,” CEB Basics Conference: Estate Planning, September 2018

Media & Publications

Honors & Awards

  • “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®,” Best Lawyers, 2022 – Present
  • “Southern California Rising Stars,” Super Lawyers®, 2020 – 2021

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August 4, 2021

Elizabeth Acevedo to be Featured on California Lawyers Association Panel: “What Every Attorney Should Know Before Drafting a California Estate Plan”

The firm is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Avecedo will be a featured panelist at the California Lawyers Association (CLA) Virtual Annual Meeting. Elizabeth’s panel,...

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June 8, 2021

Five Weinstock Manion Attorneys Named Southern California Rising Stars by “Super Lawyers”

Weinstock Manion is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Acevedo, Krista Hartwell, Maggie Mouradian, Rochelle Schultz, and Andrew Smith have been selected as “Super Lawyers” Rising...

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July 10, 2020

Four Weinstock Manion Attorneys Selected to Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, Maggie Mouradian Makes Two “Top Lists”

Weinstock Manion is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Acevedo, Maggie Mouradian, Rochelle Schultz, and Andrew Smith have been selected as Super Lawyer “Rising Stars” for...

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February 3, 2020

Weinstock Manion Elevates Elizabeth G. Acevedo to Shareholder

The firm is pleased to announce that Elizabeth G. Acevedo has been named a shareholder of the firm, effective February 1, 2020. Beth applies a...

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September 20, 2018

Blake Rummel and Beth Acevedo present “Trusts” at the CEB Basics Conference on Estate Planning.

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June 21, 2018

Basquiat Sale Spurs Another Contentious Family Lawsuit

Beth Acevedo’s article “Basquiat Sale Spurs Another Contentious Family Lawsuit” was published in WealthManagement on June 20, 2018. The piece discusses the legal dispute amongst the family...

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May 3, 2018

Battle Over Muddy Waters’ Estate Rages On 35 Years After His Death

Beth Acevedo’s article “Battle Over Muddy Waters’ Estate Rages On 35 Years After His Death” was published in Wealth Management on May 2, 2018. The piece discusses...

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