Our Staff


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.


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.


Jeff Edgerton

Word Processing & Administrative Assistant

Jeff's 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. Jeff grew up locally in Palos Verdes, California and now resides in Lomita, California. In his spare time Jeff enjoys playing basketball, paintball, and finding new cooking recipes.

Kristy Hardiman

Kristy Hardiman

Marketing Director Assistant & Client Care Associate

Kristy joined the firm in May 2017. Her primary responsibility is answering our busy telephone lines; greeting and assisting our clients as they arrive to our office. She also assists in the Client Care Department with various tasks and Word Processing Department with data entry. Kristy is originally from Carson and continues to reside there with her two beautiful daughters. In her spare time she likes to travel and explore new things with her daughters.


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.


Edric Kim

Estate Administration Assistant

Edric’s primary responsibility is interfacing with clients to gather information for estate administration, and setting up appointments for our clients. He also assists the firm in seminar facilitation as well as the preparation of documents before and after they are signed. Edric is originally from Los Angeles and currently resides in Santa Clarita. He attended University of California, Los Angeles where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology. In his spare time, he likes to listen to music, practice Martial Arts and exploring new places to eat in Los Angeles.

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Michelle Wright

Estate Administration Assistant

Michelle joined the firm in 2018. Her primary responsibilities include word processing and setting client appointments. Michelle is originally from Los Angeles and continues to reside there today. She attended California State University, Bakersfield where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies. In her spare time she enjoys family time, shopping with friends and travelling.


Alexandria Gilner

Marketing Director & Client Care / Seminar Coordinator

Alexandria joined the firm in February 2011. In 2017 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. 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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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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Westly Rodriguez

Client Care Associate

Westly joined the firm in 2018. His primary responsibility is setting up appointments for our clients and also facilitating our educational seminars. Westly is originally from Compton but grew up in Woodland Hills. In his spare time, Westly likes to research new fun facts about everyday things, travelling to new locations to snowboard and ride ATV’s across California and is a huge Star Wars fan.

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Qiana Rivera

File Clerk & Client Care Associate

Qiana joined the firm in April 2013. Her primary responsibilities include working closely with all of the attorneys by preparing all of their documents and managing the daily tasks in our file/copy room.