Vivian Lee Thoreen - Holland & Knight, LLP

Vivian Lee Thoreen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 213-896-2482

Vivian Lee Thoreen chairs the firm's California Private Wealth Services Group. She is a litigator and experienced trial attorney whose practice – both in Superior Court and in the California Courts of Appeal – focuses on complex trust, estate, conservatorship and guardianship matters. She represents individuals, families, charities and financial institutions in cases including will and trust disputes, contested conservatorships and guardianships, breach of fiduciary duty matters, and elder abuse matters. Ms. Thoreen’s experience includes some of the most sensitive and high-profile cases in her field. Whether the matters can be resolved by mediation or require trial, Ms. Thoreen’s clients benefit from her deep personal commitment and nuanced grasp of law and often byzantine facts.

An active member of the community, Ms. Thoreen is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and serves on the State Bar of California Trusts & Estates Section executive committee and the board of directors of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation. She is an active member of and previously served on the board of governors of the Korean American Bar Association. She has been a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section executive committee, and is an active member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Ms. Thoreen has the ongoing pleasure to provide pro bono services through her relationships with Bet Tzedek, Public Counsel and the Alliance for Children’s Rights.

Stanford UniversityBA Stanford UniversityMA UCLA School of LawJ.D.
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationNational Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationKorean American Bar Association American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Office Location

400 South Hope Street, Eighth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates