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Jennifer Lumsdaine, Partner

Jennifer Lumsdaine is a partner at TLD Law, LLP. Her practice focuses on assisting fiduciaries and businesses both in litigation and in formulating best practices to prevent litigation. Ms. Lumsdaine has extensive experience in probate and trust litigation including with contested fiduciary accountings, breach of fiduciary duty claims, Will or Trust contests, and financial elder abuse. Additionally her prior experience in family law has given Ms. Lumsdaine unique expertise in dealing with community property issues that arise in both contested and uncontested conservatorships, estate and trust matters and business management. All of these skills and experience in seeing the various causes and contributors to litigation in these areas, has added to Ms. Lumsdaine’s ability to advise clients with their own estate planning needs and in uncontested probate and trust administrations and conservatorships.

Ms. Lumsdaine’s litigation skills have additionally assisted fiduciary and business clients with employment law issues, business disputes and real estate concerns. Ms. Lumsdaine is certified in information privacy technologies which helps her guide clients over the ever changing landscape of information and data privacy laws.  This includes review and guidance on business privacy policies, terms & conditions, CCPA compliance and breach notifications.

Ms. Lumsdaine joined TLD Law in 2005, after graduating from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles. There she externed with the Western Law Center for Disability Rights (now known as the Disability Rights Legal Center). At Loyola, Ms. Lumsdaine also received First Honors in Legal Ethics and remained at the top of her class through graduation. Over her years of practice, Ms. Lumsdaine has guided many clients through both uncontested matters and prevailed for her clients at trial.

Ms. Lumsdaine has taught legal theories and practices as an adjunct professor in the Paralegal Department of Cerritos Community College and continues her own legal training and education through regular attendance at litigation seminars and estate & trust courses.  She has additionally been selected to speak to professional groups on digital asset planning and emerging data privacy laws including the newly effective California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Ms. Lumsdaine was President of the Southeast District Bar Association in 2012 and served as a member of the board of trustees for the Southeast District Bar Association for over ten years. Ms. Lumsdaine works primarily out of the firm’s Long Beach and Downey, California offices.

RECOGNITION & AWARDS

  • Southern California Super Lawyers 2015-2020
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star 2013, 2014
  • Loyola Law School Dean’s List (2000 – 2004)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society member

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Past Board Member, Downey Family YMCA (2010 – 2019)
  • Past President (2012) and Board Member (2009 – 2019), Los Angeles County, Southeast District Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 2000)
  • Loyola Law School of Los Angeles (J.D., 2004)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • S. District Court, Central District of California, 2004
  • California, 2004
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