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Robert Ezra co-chairs the Black & White Ball, an annual fund-raising event to support National Jewish Health

Thomas Aikin Named to 2018 Southern California Rising Stars List

Freeman Freeman & Smiley is proud to announce  Thomas C. Aikin, partner, Probate and Trust Administration, has been named to the 2018 Southern California Rising Stars list.  This is the fifth consecutive year for Mr. Aikin to receive this honor. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this…

Kenneth S. Wolf presented with The Timothy Whitehouse Award

The Timothy Whitehouse Award will be presented to Kenneth S. Wolf  on March 20th for his outstanding contribution for more than 40 years to local bar associations, professional groups, and conferences by providing education in the areas of estate planning as well as trust and estate administration and litigation. To read more about The Timothy Whitehouse Award, click here.

Twelve Freeman Freeman & Smiley Lawyers Selected to 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers List

Freeman Freeman & Smiley is proud to announce fourteen of its lawyers have been named to the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list:  Michael Blumenfeld, Jeryll S. Cohen, Penny M. Costa, Robert Ezra, Damon M. Juha, Stephen M. Lowe, Fred J. Marcus, Bruce M. Smiley, Theodore B. Stolman, Teresa R. Tracy, Kenneth S. Wolf, and Geraldine A. Wyle. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating…

Jeryll S. Cohen and Geraldine A. Wyle Co-Present at USC Gould School of Law’s 43rd Annual Trust and Estate Conference

On November 3, 2017, Trusts and Estates Litigation partners, Jeryll S. Cohen and Geraldine A. Wyle, co-presented, “Dorothy, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Venturing Outside of the Probate Court,” at the USC Gould School of Law’s 43rd Annual Trust and Estate Conference.  Their discussion focused on times when trust or estate matters intersect with civil court, family law…

Robert Ezra Selected as Finalist for 4th Annual Los Angeles Business Journal’s Fashion Awards

Robert Ezra, partner and head of the Fashion Law Practice, has been selected as a finalist in the category of Professional Service Provider for the 4th Annual Los Angeles Business Journal‘s 2017 Fashion Awards.  Mr. Ezra is only one of three finalists in this category.  The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 29 at City Club Los Angeles.…

Freeman Freeman & Smiley’s Sixth Consecutive Year Among 2018 “Best Law Firms”

For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced today that Freeman Freeman & Smiley has received a Tier 1 Ranking in its 2018 “Best Law Firms” edition in Trusts and Estates Law in Orange County.  This is the first year that the firm has received a National Tier 2 Ranking in Trusts and Estates Law, and…

U.S. Department of the Treasury releases “Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code”

On September 27, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released the “Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code” affecting taxes on both individuals and businesses.  For further details, click here or contact one of our Trusts and Estates or Business Transactions and Tax attorneys.

Eight Freeman Freeman Smiley Attorneys Named to 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

Eight of Freeman Freeman & Smiley attorneys were named to the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© rankings.  The attorneys are listed below with the practice areas for which they were recognized: Jeryll S. Cohen, Partner: Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates Jessica S. Dorman-Davis, Partner: Trusts and Estates Damon M. Juha, Partner: Real Estate H. Jacob…

Clients Rank Freeman Freeman & Smiley a Leader in Client Relationships in the Financial Services Industry

Freeman Freeman & Smiley has been recognized for the second consecutive year in the BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships.  Clients ranked FFS as a Leading Core firm in the Financial Services industry, among the top 10% of all law firms. The BTI Industry Power Rankings is the only law…

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