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ATTORNEY PRACTICE

Cameron Pickett focuses her law practice in Estate Planning and Administration, Corporate matters, and Tax Law. These areas encompass drafting, assisting in the administration of, or litigating Wills, Trusts, Probate Matters, Fiduciary Acts, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Mental Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Guardianship, Conservatorship, Tax Matters, Tax Audits, Business Planning, and Business Succession.

ATTORNEY PROFILE

Pickett is admitted to practice law in, and actually practices law in, Arizona and California. She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Pickett graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law, earned a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

While a student at Pepperdine University School of Law, Pickett was a member of the Pepperdine Law Review. She served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Margaret A. Nagle at the United States District Court, Central District of California. Among other honors earned, she placed third in a NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund essay contest with an article related to the Second Amendment. She was a recipient of a Dean’s Award, and earned a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Insurance Law.

Prior to practicing law, Pickett was the Director of Taxes in the corporate headquarters of a major wholesaler in the pharmaceutical and health and beauty aid industry. Before entering into industry, she practiced as a Certified Public Accountant in Big Four Accounting and served all types of clients of all sizes. She holds an active license by the California Board of Accountancy as a Certified Public Accountant.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Pickett volunteers at the Chandler Senior Center regularly by providing pro bono legal services to Chandler Senior Center users.

CLIENT PROFILE

Her clients do not fall into a generic profile and range in age from mid-thirties to early nineties, and include married couples, cohabitating couples, widowed individuals, divorced or divorcing individuals, and single individuals. Generally, an older client wishes to make changes in their succession planning due to a spouse’s death or illness. Younger clients tend to have recent trauma from a family death or have recently come into a large sum of money. Some are going through a painful separation or divorce. Many clients are referrals from former clients or are personal acquaintances.

DISCLAIMER

Neither an individual person, nor a couple, is deemed a client until a formal engagement agreement is signed by both the attorney and potential client. As such, any information gleaned from this blog does not constitute legal advice. Your reading this blog does not form an attorney-client relationship. There is no attorney-client privilege attached to any communication from this site. If you want specific legal advice related to your situation, CONTACT A LAWYER.