Michelle J. Correll, Esq.


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Michelle J. Correll is Of Counsel to Drucker Law Offices and has represented clients in a wide variety of trust and estate litigation matters, including cases involving claims for breach of fiduciary duty, wrongful taking of trust property, and removal of trustees and estate executors. In addition, Michelle has experience in litigation involving conservatorships.

Michelle has nearly a decade of litigation experience at some of the nationís largest and most respected firms, including Latham & Watkins, Quinn Emanuel, and prominent trusts and estates boutique Hoffman, Sabban & Watenmaker.

Representative Matters
  • Worked as part of the legal team representing the Executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson
  • Worked as part of the legal team representing a Co-Conservator of the Conservatorship Estate of Britney Spears
  • Prevailed at trial in an action by the heirs to the estate of singer and songwriter Hank Ballard to remove the administrator of the estate
  • Represented a trust beneficiary against a claim by the trustees that the beneficiary was a caretaker of the decedent and, as such, was disqualified to receive the bequest under the trust
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.), 2003
  • Rice University (B.S. and B.A.), 1999

 

Professional Associations
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

 

Recognition
  • Michelle has been recognized as a Southern California Rising Star for 2013, 2014, and 2015, and a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2016.

 

Publications
  • Co-Author, Tax Violations, 17th Survey of White Collar Crime (2002)

 

Court Admissions
  • State Bar of California
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Central District of California