Carol provides expert confidential estate and tax planning advice to select private wealth clients. She devotes time to listening and understanding the needs and wishes of her clients and applies her decades of legal expertise and experience to customize estate plans to fulfill her clients’ goals.
Carol has been voted annually by her peers to be one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2006. She has also been recognized each year by her peers to be one of Southern California Super Lawyers since 2007. In addition, Carol was voted by the San Diego Super Lawyers as one of the ‘Top 25 Women Attorneys’ and one of the ‘Top 50 Attorneys’ overall in San Diego.
Carol is also honored to receive the recognition from her peers as the Lawyer of the Year in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This accolade is bestowed upon only one attorney in trust and estate law in San Diego each year.
Before establishing Prosperity Legal Counsel, Inc., Carol was a partner with the international law firm of Withers Bergman LLP, where she was a founding partner of their San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe offices. Prior to Withers, Carol was a partner and member of the Board of Directors of the national law firm of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (formerly Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP), and was the Co-chair of their Family Wealth and Exempt Organizations department. Carol was a CPA with Arthur Andersen’s real estate division before starting her legal career.