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Trust & Estate Litigation Attorney Vatche Zetjian Joins JMBM in Los Angeles

Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Vatche Zetjian has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Trust & Estate Litigation Group. He joins JMBM from Fiduciary Law Services, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Chair of Litigation.

“We are delighted to have Vatche join our practice,” said Burton Mitchell, chair of JMBM’s Trusts & Estates Group. “His knowledge of litigation and broad range of experience will be a valuable resource for the Firm’s clients.”

Zetjian’s practice focuses on representing fiduciaries, individuals and charities in litigating complex trusts and estates matters. His experience includes trust and probate administration, general civil litigation matters, surcharge actions, trustee removal actions, will and trust contests, creditor’s claims, guardianship proceedings and elder abuse matters.

“I am looking forward to joining such a dynamic and well-regarded litigation practice group,” said Zetjian. “JMBM’s focus on advocating for their clients in and out of court will allow me to work with the group’s skilled attorneys to get the best possible results in every case.”

Zetjian received his J.D. from Loyola Marymount University and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He has been listed as a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers annually since 2015.

About JMBM’s Trust & Estate Litigation Department

JMBM’s trust and estate litigation attorneys combine in-depth understanding of trust and estate law with decades of experience in litigation procedure and tactics, much of which is unique to trust and estate disputes. The end result is a more expert, more efficient and more responsive advocate. We also draw upon the breadth of substantive knowledge within JMBM to advise on special aspects of a given dispute, including tax, environmental, intellectual property, real estate and corporate law. Whether it is probate or civil court, including appeals, our clients benefit from our decades of experience in handling trust and estate litigation matters, in and out of the courtroom.

About JMBM

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. From our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County, we serve our clients’ needs worldwide. For more information, visit