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Karla C. Berentsen

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Karla C. Berentsen

Pasadena, California
Partner, Chair of Trust & Estates Department
626.796.9123 x351
Ms. Berentsen is the Chair of the firm's Trust and Estates practice group. She handles complex estate planning and trust and estates administration.
Bar Admissions 

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2003 J.D.

Honors: Member of the St. Thomas Moore Law Honor Society

Honors: Dean's List from 2000-2003

Law Review: Entertainment Law Review

University of California, Santa Barbara, 1996 B.A. Honors: With Honors

Honors and Awards 

Named as a "Rising Star" after a nomination and polling process conducted by Law and Politics and published by Los Angeles magazine and Southern California Lawyer magazine, 2009 and 2010.

Recognized in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Women of Influence: Attorneys” special issue, 2023

Charitable and Community Leadership and Professional Associations 

State Bar of California

American Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association Member, Probate and Trust Law Section and Taxation Section

Pasadena Bar Association

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA Board of Directors (2011-2016; 2017-Present)
Secretary, 2018

School Site Council, Sierra Madre Elementary School
Member (2016-2018)