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Comprehensive Representation | Excellent Client Service
Hess-Verdon - A Firm You Can Trust
Who we are

Hess-Verdon is one of the strongest and most sophisticated Orange County Law Firms. Learn how to Find the Right Trust, Probate, Business and Real Estate Attorney. Contact Us Today.

Who we are?
Who we are?

Comprehensive Representation, Extensive Experience, Safeguarding Your Interests

Our knowledgeable and aggressive courtroom representation is necessary to ensure family members, executors, trustees, beneficiaries, and others maintain the grantor’s wishes.

Our Guide to Delivering High Quality, Client Focused Service

The Hess-Verdon Guarantee

and what to expect when choosing Hess-Verdon & Associates.

Receive cost-effective legal service delivered in a timely manner.


Choosing the Right Law Firm is Paramount – Client Service is the Key!

We make every effort to take care of our clients’ concerns better than anyone in our industry!

Expect to be treated courteously and with respect throughout your time with Hess-Verdon. High expectation of professionalism is what you’ll find!

If you’ve hired lawyers in the past, you will see and feel the difference immediately.

We make this promise because of our confidence in our lawyer’s skills, experience, judgment, and commitment to delivering high quality, client-focused service.

Our guarantee is structured to foster an open, candid relationship with clients. We pledge to provide services that effectively address each clients specific objectives. We continuously ask our clients to rate us to let us know where we can do better. We love communication and the opportunity to correct any issues and improve our service relationship.

Here at Hess-Verdon, we effectively pursue your objectives and promise to put you, our client, first to work and identify your wishes. Though we cannot guarantee any outcome, we do, however, extensively review upfront your needs and your current matter and thus mitigate loss. If we believe we are not a fit, we will let you know immediately. 

You will leave Hess-Verdon knowing and feeling your case is in the right hands!

To provide this level of dedication and honesty, we live up to our guarantee in these terms:

We guarantee that as a client of our firm, you will receive cost-effective legal services delivered on time.

We promise to involve you in strategic decisions and to communicate with you regularly.

We cannot guarantee outcomes, but we do ensure you will be fully abreast of your case, with prompt attention to detail. Your Peace and Satisfaction is not only our aim but our Mantra.

If at any time our firm does not perform to your satisfaction, we ask that you inform us promptly. We will then resolve the issue to your satisfaction, even if it means reducing our legal fees.

Welcome to Hess-Verdon!

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Serving State: California, Southern California

Serving Counties: Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside & San Bernardino County, San Diego County

Serving Cities: Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, Santa Ana, Anaheim, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Buena Park, Fullerton, Orange, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Garden Grove, Tustin, Yorba Linda, Fountain Valley, Westminster, Dana Point, Rancho Santa Margarita, North Tustin, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Villa Park, Ladera Ranch, Placentia, Laguna Woods, Aliso Viejo, Coto De Caza, State of California


We are one of the Top Advanced Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate Litigation Law Firms in Orange County

We are here to bring peace of mind!

Competent, Aggressive Legal Representation, Well Established

Get Smart & Strategic Legal Advice. Your Business deserves it!

Your Orange County Law Firm

Living Trusts, Estate Planning, Business Formation, Real Estate Law

Trust Litigation | Business Litigation | Real Estate Litigation

Jillyn Hess-Verdon

Managing Partner

Keith Van Dyke


James R. Cunningham

Senior Associate - Attorney

R. Kurt Ketchum

Associate Attorney

David Crumpton

Associate Attorney

Fee Arrangements Include:

  • Hourly fees, regular rates, structured rates, and custom rates to meet your particular needs.
  • Contingent Fees if the merits and nature of your case warrant.
  • Part hourly/part contingent fees.
  • Enforce provisions to make your opponent pay your fees.
  • Fixed Fees.
  • Retainers.
  • Cooperate with corporate legal department policies.
  • There is generally no charge to a new client for an initial one-hour consultation.
  • Second opinions on the handling of your case can be rendered on favorable terms, in some cases, at no charge.

We work with you to keep your fees to a minimum by designing a strategy that gets the maximum result. We work diligently to promote a favorable settlement with the least expenditure of time.

We have successfully represented a large variety of clients. The successful outcome of any given case, which is always dependent upon its specific facts, can never be guaranteed.

In some matters, when we negotiate some or all of the attorney fees on a contingency basis, the client may be held responsible for advanced costs.  

Some of the advanced costs (including, but not limited to)

  • Deposition fees, filing fees, witness fees, etc. when there is no recovery.