Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate

Lori A. Cioffi

Lori A. Cioffi
State Bar of California
Santa Clara University, J.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Political Science
Estate Planning, Incapacity Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, Special Needs Trusts



Lori A. Cioffi is a highly experienced attorney practicing in Trust and Estates, particularly in the areas of estate planning, incapacity planning, probate, and trust administration.

Lori earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an added emphasis in Business and Administration from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1993, where she consistently excelled and was repeatedly on the Dean List. Lori then obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University in 1996. Immediately upon completing her formal legal education, Lori embarked on a career in Trusts and Estates and began practicing law in Santa Monica with attorney John Jakle in 1997.

Lori is a member of the Trust and Estates Section of the Santa Monica Bar Association, where she stays up-to-date with the latest developments and best practices in Trust and Estates. Lori has also been a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association over the years, further expanding her network and participating in the legal community at large.

With over twenty-five years of experience, Lori has amassed a wealth of knowledge and expertise in estate planning, incapacity planning, probate and trust administration. In her practice, Lori emphasizes the importance of open communication and building strong relationships with her clients. Lori approaches each case with empathy and understands the sensitive nature of estate planning and related matters. She takes the time to get to know her clients and their family situations and is dedicated to listening to client concerns and objectives. Lori wants to ensure that the unique needs of her clients are met through personalized legal strategies. Lori’s clients appreciate her compassionate approach and her ability to demystify complex legal concepts, making the process more accessible and understandable.