AREAS OF PRACTICE
Desiree Rivera, Esq. focuses her practice on estate planning, trust administration, and business formation with LLC’s and corporations. She prepares individually crafted estate planning documents, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney and other estate planning vehicles for clients with modest estates as well as those with a large, complex portfolio of assets.
From young professionals to elderly couples, Desiree takes the time to educate her clients by explaining complex concepts in an understandable, manageable and useful format that empowers clients and provides peace of mind. She is known for her personal approach and responsive communications, ensuring the client experience is as smooth and efficient as possible.
Prior to joining Law & Stein, Desiree gained experience with local law firms in Orange County gaining practical, hands-on experience including interviewing clients and witnesses, drafting motions and declarations, and making court appearances. To ensure her clients receive exceptional legal representation, Desiree does her best to stay up to date with new laws and regulations centered on estate planning, trust administration, wills, trusts, estate tax laws and corporate formations.
Desiree Rivera earned her juris doctorate from Chapman University School of Law, where she received CALI Awards (Highest Class Grade) in her practice areas. While in law school, she was also President of the Children and Family Law Society.
Desiree graduated cum laude from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and Minors in Spanish and English. She was also on the Chancellor’s List.
Desiree is a member of the OCHBA (Orange County Hispanic Bar Association) and lives in Orange County with her fiancé. She prioritizes time with family and enjoys anything outdoors like camping, boating and water sports. Cooking and baking are also relaxing and fun pastimes she loves to share with family and friends.
COURT ADMISSIONS & PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
State Bar of California
Orange County Hispanic Bar Association
J.D., Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California
B.A., Psychology, Chapman University, Orange, California