Ritzi K. Lam focuses her practice in the areas of estate and trust administration and litigation, contested and uncontested probate and conservatorship matters. Ritzi’s transactional practice includes drafting both routine and complex plans, and incorporates preparation of irrevocable trusts and utilizing closely-held family partnerships and corporations to help meet strategic goals associated with estate planning.  With a LL.M in taxation law, Ritzi also advises clients on federal tax law and IRS regulation compliance issues regarding estate, gift, and income tax matters.

Ritzi’s litigation practice includes representation of professional fiduciaries, trustees and other concerned parties in contested trust and estate matters.

Ritzi served as a Judicial Extern for Presiding Justice David G. Sills of the California 4th District Court of Appeal and as a volunteer research attorney for The Honorable George Miram of the California Superior Court, Probate Department. She is fluent in Cantonese Chinese.

  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006

  • J.D., Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA, 2011

  • LL.M. in Taxation, Golden Gate University, School of Law, San Francisco, CA, 2016

  • Duquesne Law School, Rome, Italy, Summer 2009

  • Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France, Summer 2010

State of California