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Cheri Green


Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

Ms. Green is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. California attorneys who are certified as specialists have taken and passed a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrated a high level of experience in the specialty field, fulfilled ongoing education requirements and been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.

Ms. Green has focused her practice in the counties of Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino.


Ms. Green has extensive experience in handling Probate, Conservatorship, Trust, and Special Needs Trust matters, including preparation of Probate, Conservatorship and Special Needs accountings. She has represented individuals, private fiduciaries, and corporate trustees in Probate, Trust and Special Needs Trust matters. Ms. Green also advises clients who are beneficiaries and heirs to estates and trusts.

Ms. Greens practice also includes estate planning matters for high net worth individuals, including the drafting of Living Trusts, Wills, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Special Needs Trusts and documents related to incapacity.

Juris Doctor, Whittier Law School
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Concentration in Business Law
Witkin award winner for two subjects (Estate Planning and Evidence)
Honor roll
Merit based scholarships

Bachelor of Arts, California State University of Fullerton
Criminal Justice and Political Science

California State Bar 2007

California State Bar Association
California State Bar Trusts and Estates Section
Member of the Riverside County Bar Association
2014-2015 Chair of the Riverside County Bar Association Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law Section
2015-2016 Co-Chair of the Riverside County Bar Association Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law Section
Inland Empire Estate Planning Seminar, Inc. (IEEPS) Past Board Member
University of California, Riverside Gift Planning Advisory Board Past Board Member


Client Quotes

  • Leslie Foote "Up to date knowledge, always responsive, friendly."
  • Beverly Toy "Jill is very knowledgeable and practical Glad we found her."
  • Dirmali Botejue "Easy access to advice and excellent knowledge on the subject."
  • Don Sheridan "Honesty, dedication and knowledge. You are truly amazing."
  • Judy Michael " Your unbelievable knowledge and caring for your clients."
  • Joan McCauley "Personal attention."
  • David Young "Appreciate your follow-up."
  • Dietrich Buss "The expertise on living trusts."
  • Ken Batinovich "Clear, knowledgeable, pleasing presentation."
  • Robert & Kay Johnson "Individual personal services from Jillyn and the staff."
  • Verna H. Dougherty "Very thorough. Great advice and information."
  • Paula Zintl "Good information about our specific issues with disabled children."
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  • Annette Batinovich "You! You are the BEST. You posses a practical expertise."
  • Edward & Susan Conway "You know the answers to help us."
  • Don Knapp "Always up to date in these fast paced and volatile times."
  • Carol Netta "Jillyn's knowledge. Always does a terrific job of explaining everything."
  • Winona Walton "Thorough and straight forward approach."
  • Ken Carr "Your sincere honesty makes me feel good! 5 stars!"
  • Joan Karr "The feelings of being comfortable with having your firm prepare our trust."
  • Gerald McClellan "Personal interest."
  • Nancy Christian "Friendly, competent, complete, trustworthy."
  • Andrew F. Washington "The personalized living trust."
  • Cynthia Carson "Personal aspect Listening skills and her responding to my needs."
  • Maureen Turk "Knowledge & accessibility."
  • Ron Spink Value your perspective on how personal goals can be met."
  • Bill LaFave "Professional and knowledgeable."
  • Lynne Spink "Up to date information and easily understood explanation."
  • Lee Hobbs "Trust in ability and competence."

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