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    Bradley R. Kirk, Esq.

  • Jacob C. DeVilliers, Esq.   Photo

    Jacob C. DeVilliers, Esq.

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    Larissa L. Abruscato, Esq.

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    Evan A. Basakis, Esq.

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    Christiaan Vasquez

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    Lorraine Pasillas

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    Benjamin Casteel

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    Cliff Harris

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    Shelly Terrigno

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    Bradley R. Kirk, Esq.

    Lead Litigation Counsel

    Bradley R. Kirk is the lead litigation attorney at the firm. He is a certified specialist in trust and probate law, and during his 29-year career, Mr. Kirk has tried through to judgment over 100 trust/probate cases in the Southern California Courts. Mr. Kirk manages a team of skilled trust/probate litigators and handles all manner of complex trust/probate cases.

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    Jacob C. DeVilliers, Esq.

    Senior Associate — Managing Attorney

    Jacob DeVilliers is the firm’s senior managing attorney. He joined Bradley R. Kirk & Associates, Inc. as an associate attorney in 2001 and was admitted to the California Bar in 2002. Mr. DeVilliers’ practice focuses on Probate and Trust Administration and pre-litigation matters.

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    Larissa L. Abruscato, Esq.

    Associate Attorney — Trust/Probate Litigation

    Larissa Abruscato is an associate attorney at the firm. Ms. Abruscato joined Bradley R. Kirk & Associates, Inc. in 2017 and since then she has been practicing exclusively in the areas of Trust and Probate Litigation. She handles all manner of Trust/Probate disputes including trust and will contests, fiduciary accounting litigation, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and financial elder abuse.

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    Evan A. Basakis, Esq.

    Associate Attorney — Trust/Probate Litigation

    Mr. Basakis has been an associate attorney of the firm since 2018. His practice focuses on all manner of trust and probate litigation - including trust and will contests, fiduciary accounting litigation, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and financial elder abuse.

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    Christiaan Vasquez

    Senior Managing Paralegal

    In 2012, Mr. Vasquez joined Bradley R. Kirk & Associates, Inc. as a trust/probate litigation paralegal. Since joining the firm, Mr. Vasquez was promoted to and now serves as the Firm’s Senior Managing Paralegal exclusively in the areas of Trust and Probate Litigation.

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    Lorraine Pasillas

    Associate Paralegal

    In 2017, Ms. Pasillas joined Bradley Kirk & Associates, Inc. as an associate paralegal. Her practice focuses on all aspects of trust/probate litigation.

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    Benjamin Casteel

    Associate Paralegal

    Benjamin Casteel graduated in 2022 from the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, Malibu, California with a Masters in Dispute ...
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    Cliff Harris

    CJ Enterprises

    Cliff Harris leads a team of document processing specialists. These skilled professionals manage the thousands and sometimes tens of thousands of pages of documents the firm receives and/or generates in each case. Mr. Harris’ work is vital to the firm’s success.

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    Shelly Terrigno

    Accounting Department

    Ms. Terrigno heads up the Firm’s accounting department. She handles all bookkeeping and accounting matters.

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Testimonials
  • “My life has changed from night to day since you agreed to take this case for me.”

    - C.D.
  • “Mr. Kirk is an outstanding trial lawyer who has purposely chosen to direct 100% of his legal and trial acumen towards various complex probate and/or trust matters; rather than the more common and less ...”

    - anonymous
  • “Despite already having several legal actions on trust and elder issues brought against me in other venues, and one still pending, Brad was quickly able to master the complicated history, get to the heart of the legal matters, and provide invaluable guidanc”

    - Former Client
  • “I have been consistently impressed with the quality of the representation he has provided. He has demonstrated all the traits that you hope to find in an attorney - he is very knowledgeable in his field, cares about his clients, works hard to get the best ”

    - Former Client
  • “I was introduced to Bradley Kirk 4 yrs. ago when I, as trustee of my mother's estate, was being sued by my sister. Bradley Kirk & Associates is a finely tuned, well oiled machine that represented me ...”

    - Rin
  • “Bradley Kirk handled my case in arbitration. He brought a binder that was 10 inches thick and passed a copy of the binder to everyone at the arbitration. The judge said that Bradley was one of the ...”

    - Brian
  • “Mr. Kirk recently completed the probate of my late mother's estate. Mr. Kirk gave his attention to this process and accomplished each step in a timely manner.”

    - L.A.
  • “Hired Attorney Kirk to remove co-trustee, who had commented elder abuse, fraud, and much worse with my Grandmothers estate. I was a hard client, and Brad did a great job. It took some time, was ...”

    - Steph
  • “Brad was very knowledgeable and helpful in charting a course confidently through this maze of litigation that I absolutely had no knowledge of. He believed in us and I in him. The result was that the opposing party readily accepted the proposed settlement.”

    - Former Client
  • “Upon the sudden death of a friend, I became Executor of her Estate and Trustee of her Trust. All of the beneficiaries were out of state. I didn't know where to start, but Jacob of Bradley Kirk & Assoc ...”

    - anonymous
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