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Danielle R. Guerrero, Senior Counsel

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Danielle R. Guerrero HeadshotDanielle R. Guerrero serves as Senior Counsel in the Trusts and Estates Department.

Throughout her legal career, she has provided expert guidance to clients on a diverse range of topics, including estate planning, trust administration, probate, special needs planning, succession planning, and litigation settlement planning. She currently represents a wide array of clients in estate planning and trust administration matters, encompassing high net worth individuals requiring comprehensive tax planning and business owners seeking advice on business succession.

Ms. Guerrero's primary objective is to enable her clients to make well-informed decisions. Recognizing that the trust and estate administration process can be an additional burden after losing a loved one, she leverages her extensive knowledge of California law, the Internal Revenue Code, and best practices to patiently simplify complex tax, estate planning, and trust administration concepts for her clients. Utilizing visuals and flowcharts, when necessary, she adeptly adapts to each client's unique needs, tailoring her approach and fostering meaningful connections with her clients throughout the process.

Attorney Education


J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law

B.A., magna cum laude, Point Loma Nazarene University

Attorney Admited to Practice

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Professional & Community Involvement

California Bar Association: Trusts & Estates Section and Taxation Law Section | Member

Orange County Bar Association: Trusts & Estates Section | Member

Orange County Women Lawyer’s Association | Member

Orange County Bar Association: Elder Law and Special Needs Section | Member

Coffee With a Cause | Board Member

Pepperdine University School of Law, Alumni Network, Orange County Chapter | Board Member

Young Probate Professionals | Founding Member


Presentations & Publications

Author | Build Back Better: When the Dust Settles | Orange County Business Journal | November 15, 2021
Author | Creating a Common Enemy: Naming a Neutral Trustee to Continue Your Family Business | Orange County Business Journal | November 18, 2019
Speaker | It's Your Estate Workshop Series - Living Trust Seminar | April 1, 2019
Speaker | It's Your Estate Workshop Series - Living Trust Seminar | April 2, 2018
Speaker | Mock Trustee Deposition, Whittier Trust Company | March 1, 2018