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 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, 2021
Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List, 2021 – Estate Planning & Probate
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.
26 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Included in Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List 2021
Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 26 of its attorneys have been recognized as 2021 Top Lawyers by Sacramento Magazine, including 8 attorneys recognized in multiple practices. Voting for Top Lawyers was managed by Professional Research Services and was open to all licensed attorneys in Sacramento.
39 Weintraub Attorneys Named to 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Firm Retains Highest Percentage of Sacramento Top 25 List
Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 39 of its attorneys have been included on the 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists for outstanding attorneys in Northern California. In addition,
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,
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.
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.
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,