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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
  • “I have worked with Mr. Kirk and his firm a number of times over the past several years. I have been consistently impressed with the quality of the representation he has provided. He has demonstrated ...”

    - anonymous
  • “The like-mindedness of your faith was extremely comforting to us and we completely trusted you with all that we have. It is with great pleasure that I can highly recommend you to anyone who needs help with probate litigation.”

    - Elizabeth
  • “It is with disbelief that I read the negative review of a client thee months ago. His experience certainly wasn't mine! I found Brad and his staff extremely responsive. All our communication i.e. ...”

    - anonymous
  • “Bradley Kirk & Associates is a finely tuned, well-oiled machine that represented me brilliantly. They are very knowledgeable, professional, and thorough in every aspect of dealing with Trusts and Estates. Mr. Kirk is dedicated to his clients and goes t”

    - Rin
  • “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
  • “Brad and Jacob, thank you for all you have done to get me through these tough times. It means more than words can say.”

    - C.D.
  • “Brad helped me settle a very stressful, complicated, and potentially financially devastating estate issue with understanding and expert care. He demonstrated what only years of experience can ...”

    - anonymous
  • “My long time Attorney Robert Ives who is the best Attorney I’ve ever known, brought Attorney Bradley Kirk to handle a Family Problem matter. Bradley Kirk is now my other Best Attorney. Bradley is ...”

    - Randy
  • “We were referred to Bradley and team by another attorney and were so pleased with the professionalism, knowledge and diligence of the entire team. With the kind of legal dispute we were involved in, ...”

    - Anne-Marie
  • “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
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