Krista Hartwell combines her estate, charitable and wealth transfer planning experience with a unique background in state and federal income tax law to provide Weinstock Manion clients with strategic income and transfer tax advice to meet their tax and succession planning  goals.

Krista is adept at navigating and resolving complex tax issues, and counseling clients on wealth preservation tax strategies. They can depend on her to provide thoughtful analysis of state, federal, and international tax laws.

Prior to joining Weinstock Manion, Krista honed her skills in international tax, and is experienced in structuring inbound and outbound wealth transfers planning.  Her prior experience also includes representing taxpayers before the IRS and FTB in federal and state tax controversies.


  • LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2014
  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2012
    • cum laude
  • B.A., University of California Los Angeles, 2008
    • cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York
  • Illinois (Inactive)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Speaking & Teaching

  • “Implications of the End of the OVDP, IRS Enforcement Priorities and Section 965 Mandatory Repatriation,” California Lawyers Association, International Tax Subcommittee May Meeting

Media & Publications

  • “The Year 2015 Brings Many Legislative Tax Changes,” (co-authored) Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2016
  • “IRS Announces End to Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program,” ABA Real Property Trust & Estate E-Report, 2018
  • “US District Court Caps Willful Civil FBAR Penalty at $100,000,” California Tax Lawyer
  • “Tax Alert,” (co-authored) Trusts & Estates Quarterly, Volume 25, Issue 4, 2019

Honors & Awards

  • “Southern California Rising Stars,” Super Lawyers®, 2020 – 2021

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