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Webinar: Trust and Estates Litigation, Trial, and People v. Sanchez

June 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:15 pm

1.25 Legal Specialization in Estate Planning; Trust & Probate Law 1.25 Participatory MCLE Credits

People v. Sanchez drastically changed the testimony and evidence that experts can give during trial. This presents unique issues in trust and estates litigation, where 3rd party evidence plays a huge role in the court’s determination. This CLE will review the legal issues, the changes to the scope of expert testimony, and particular challenges facing trust and estates litigators in trial.

Member Price – $68.75
Non-Member Price – $93.75

Speakers: Evan Winet, Dominic Campisi and John Rueppel

John Rueppel
John Rueppel is a Partner at Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP, the largest trust and estates firm in the Bay Area.  John has extensive experience with trust and estate litigation in all Bay Area jurisdictions as well as around California.  John has represented trustees and trust beneficiaries in contested matters such as trust contests, removal petitions, contested accountings, and other trust matters. He has also represented executors and administrations and estate beneficiaries in will contests, accountings, and Probate Code 850 claims.  He has also represented individual parties in cases involving financial elder abuse, fraud, and undue influence.

Before joining JKZ, John was a founding partner at O’Neil & Rueppel, LLP, a trust and estates boutique located in San Francisco.

John has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2015 to 2019, and in 2020 was recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer.  He earned his B.A. from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and his J.D. magna cum laude from University of California Hastings College of the Law.  John is a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.

John is former President of the Lawyers Club of San Francisco Inn of Court.

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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