Devermont, Susan B.

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Susan B. Devermont

Contact Me:
310-473-7000 ext. 140

Fax:
310-473-1730

Assistant Contact Information
Natalie Hovanesian

Phone:
310-473-7000 ext. 135

Biography

Susan B. Devermont’s practice focuses on all areas of probate, trust, and estate litigation. She specializes in and has extensive experience in contested heirship proceedings, will contests, appeals, and other probate and trust litigation. Susan worked with the County of Los Angeles on the return of Bruce’s Beach to the rightful owners in 2021-2022, and specifically worked on the heirship determination of the legal heirs of Charles and Willa Bruce.

Prior to her admission to the State Bar of California, Susan was the senior probate litigation paralegal at Hinojosa & Wallet LLP for over 20 years where she worked on all aspects of probate and trust litigation, heirship petitions, and other litigation matters.

Susan graduated in 2006 from University of West Los Angeles School of Law where she received the American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Research and Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Moot Court Honors.

Susan is admitted to practice before all California Courts.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate, Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Heirship Contests
  • Probate Administration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

Education

Reported Cases

  • Estate of Earley (2009) 173 Cal.App.4th 369

Professional Associations and Memberships

Speaking Engagements

  • NBI, Estate Administration Boot Camp, “Intestacy Laws” (June, 2016)

Published Works:

  • Co-Update Author, Chapter 8: Determination of Order of Death and Proceeding to Determine Survival: CEB, California Estate Planning, 2020 and 2021

Honors

  • Southern California Rising Stars, Estate and Trust Litigation, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Testimonials

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