Leslie R. Kolafa



Leslie is an associate in the firm’s Trusts and Estates group. Her practice focuses on all aspects of trust and estate litigation, including contested trust administrations, probate, contested conservatorships, and elder abuse. Leslie also represents clients in uncontested matters such as trust and estate administrations, conservatorships, and fiduciary representation.

Leslie graduated magna cum laude from Southwestern Law School, where she was on the board of the Southwestern Law Review. Leslie received her Bachelor of Arts in both Comparative Literature and Political Science with a minor in Greek from the University of California, Davis.

State Bar of California, Taxation and Trust and Estates Sections

Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section


Sacramento Business Journal’s Best of the Bar, 2019

Northern California Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2020

J.D., Southwestern Law School, 2011

B.A., University of California, Davis, 2008

SCBA Probate & Estate Planning Section Boot Camp

  Weintraub attorneys Carlena Tapella, Kelly Dankbar, and Leslie Kolafa will be speaking on the topic of “Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees” at the 2019 Probate Litigation Boot Camp sponsored by the Sacramento County Bar Association.

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36 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named to 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Retain Highest Percentage of Sacramento Top 25 List

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 36 Weintraub Tobin attorneys have been included on the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists for outstanding attorneys in Northern California.  In addition,

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14 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named to Best of the Bar 2019

  SACRAMENTO, California  – Weintraub Tobin congratulates its 14 attorneys who have been included in Sacramento Business Journal’s Best of the Bar 2019. Attorneys selected to the 2019 Best of the Bar list include Gary L.

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Leslie Kolafa Joins Weintraub

Leslie Kolafa joins the Trusts and Estates group as an associate. Leslie practices in trusts and estates litigation, and also assists clients with estate administration, conservatorships, and fiduciary representation.

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What Aretha Franklin’s Estate Teaches Us About the Pitfalls of Handwritten Wills

Typically, only those of us who are trusts and estates attorneys geek out over the fascinating problems that handwritten wills create. But when those wills were written by a music icon worth $80 million,

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