Stefan O’Grady, Esq.

Stefan O'GradyStefan O’Grady is Senior Litigation Counsel to the firm,  where his practice focuses on probate and trust litigation. Stefan represents beneficiaries and fiduciaries (professional and non-professional) in contested and non-contested probate, trust, conservatorship, and guardianship matters. He also handles related estate and trust administration issues.

His familiarity with all areas of trust and estate law allows Stefan to anticipate the needs of his clients to help them effectively protect their rights in and out of the courtroom. Additionally, Stefan uses his prior experience as a business owner to effectively and efficiently resolve probate and trust matters that involve disputes over businesses and business assets.

Stefan is a Past President and a Member of the Board of Governors of the Century City Bar Association, a member of the Trusts & Estates Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, and the State Bar of California.

Stefan is a graduate of the University of San Diego, School of Law, where he was a Comment Writer for the International Law Journal, a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board, Vice-President of the International Law Society, and a member of the Student Bar Association. At graduation, Stefan received the Practicing Law Institute’s Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and the Chair Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy.

Stefan holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego, School of Business Administration, and graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

In his free time, Stefan enjoys staying active and spending time with his fiancée and his corgi, Harry. Stefan is a passionate soccer fan; you can often find him at LA Galaxy home games during the season.

Education
  • University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2002
  • University of San Diego School of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, 2003
  • University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of California, 2003
  • United States District Court, Northern District, State of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District, State of California
  • United States District Court, Central District, State of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District, State of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Leadership
  • Century City Bar Association, Past President and Member of the Board of Governors
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Orange County Bar Association, Trust & Estates Section
  • State Bar of California, Trust & Estates Section
Memberships
  • The Esquire Network
  • ProVisors
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