The Law Firm of Kavesh, Minor & Otis, Inc.

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Los Angeles & Torrance, CA Estate Planning Practice

About Our Staff

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Elaine Anderson

Senior Paralegal

Elaine has been with our firm since 1990. During that time, Ms. Anderson has assisted in the preparation and review of thousands of Living Trust plans. Ms. Anderson earned her Bachelors Degree from Jilin University in China and completed classes in continuing education at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Ms. Anderson now resides in Boston, Massachusetts with her family and continues to work with the firm from there. She enjoys cooking and interior design in her spare time.

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Arlyn Villanueva


Arlyn has been with our firm since 1994 and has spent the majority of her time as an estate planning paralegal, responsible for the drafting and preparation of thousands of estate plans. Since 2007, Ms. Villanueva took on additional responsibilities with respect to our office management as well.

Ms. Villanueva currently resides with her son in the South Bay. In her spare time, Arlyn enjoys watching her son play club hockey.

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ShantaDee Gadson

Estate Administration Assistant

ShantaDee has been with our firm since April 2008. She graduated in 2007 with a Bachelors degree from California State University, Northridge. ShantaDee supports all of the attorneys in the Estate Administration Department including preparation of documents and notarization. She also assists in setting up client appointments. In her spare time, ShantaDee is actively involved with her church.

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Joanna Gomez

Word Processing & Administrative Assistant

Joanna has been with the firm since March 2006. Her primary responsibility is assisting the Senior Paralegals and Word Processing with the drafting of our estate plans. She also manages daily tasks in our file/copy room. Joanna currently resides with her husband, Alex, in the South Bay and is studying cosmetology in her spare time. She is very active in her church and enjoys singing.

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Alexandra Gilner

Client Care Associate

Alexandria joined the firm in February 2011 and her primary responsibility is setting up appointments for our clients. She also assists the firm in seminar facilitation as well as the preparation of documents before and after they are signed. Alexandria is originally from San Diego and moved to the Los Angeles area to receive her Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Photojournalism from the California State University at Long Beach. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, shopping and going to church.

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Elizabeth Guerrero

Client Care Director & Seminar Coordinator

Elizabeth joined the firm in January 2012. In 2014 she took over the Marketing Department and works closely with Mr. Kavesh to organize and prepare the firms educational seminars. She also oversees the Client Care Department, which is responsible for managing all of the attorneys' calendars and our clients' appointment needs. In addition she oversees and manages our website. Elizabeth grew up and currently resides in the South Bay. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys activities with her family.

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Aeon Dream

Client Care Associate

Aeon joined the firm in June 2012. His primary responsibly is setting up appointments for our clients. Aeon was born in Dodge City, Kansas but has lived in the Los Angeles area for over 30 years. In addition to working at the firm, Aeon teaches private guitar and vocal technique as well as performs with various local bands and records guitar and vocal tracks for local studios in Los Angeles. In his spare time he enjoys spending time at the beach with his family and friends and is involved with his church.

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Qiana Rivera

Client Care Associate

Qiana joined the firm in April 2013. Her primary responsibility is interfacing with clients to gather information for estate administration, setting up appointments for our clients and works closely with the Client Care Director with preparation and facilitation of our educational seminars.

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Julie Martinez


Julie has been with the firm since May 2011. Her primary responsibility is answering our busy telephone lines and greeting and assisting our clients when they arrive. She also assists the Word Processing Department with data entry and helps with seminar registration. Julie resides in the Los Angeles area and enjoys spending time with her family.

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