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Ritzi K. Lam focuses her practice in the areas of probate, estate and trust administration, and conservatorships. Ritzi’s estate planning experience includes drafting both complex and routine plans, which include preparing irrevocable trusts and utilizing closely-held family partnerships and corporations, to help meet strategic goals associated with estate planning. Ritzi advises clients on federal tax law and IRS regulation compliance issues regarding estate, gift, and income tax matters; and has negotiated with the IRS on behalf of clients. She represents clients in contested estate, trust, and probate 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