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Our Attorneys

At Copenbarger & Copenbarger, we take great pride in protecting our clients. Each attorney that works for our firm brings more than just law degree’s and certifications to the table. They bring a personal touch that makes each one of our clients feel like a friend or family member. As in life, unique circumstances arise and “boiler plate” practices can only protect people so far. It takes a client and attorney working hand in hand to ensure the best protection possible.

Seminars & Events

To better educate our existing clients and potential new clients, Copenbarger & Copenbarger offers free seminars and events across California.

These events provide up to date changes in the law, new estate planning strategies and relevant examples of how you and your family can better protect the things that matter most to you. To view our upcoming events, click the button below.

Lloyd G. Copenbarger

Lloyd Copenbarger is senior partner of the firm and the firm’s founder, practicing all aspects of estate and tax planning in the firm’s office.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Mr. Copenbarger’s practice emphasizes the areas of estate planning, business, tax, and nonprofit law.

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California, Admitted 1979
Member, State Bar of Oklahoma, Admitted 1971
Member, State Bar of Ohio, Admitted 1976
Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California

Education

B.A., History and Political Science, University of Oklahoma, 1969
J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1971
L.L.M., University of San Diego, 1986

James Kosareff

James M. Kosareff is an attorney practicing estate administration, probate, and tax law in the firm’s office.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Mr. Kosareff is the leader in the trust administration and probate section of the firm. He currently handles the vast majority of probate and trust administration matters, routinely advising clients and making court appearances on their behalf. He is also heavily involved in the tax and general estate planning areas.

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California, Admitted 1994
Admitted to argue before the Ninth Circuit Federal Courts
Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California
Member, State Bar of CaliforniaTrust, Probate, and Estate Planning Section and Tax Law Section
Member, Orange County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section and Tax Law Section
Member, Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach

Education

B.S., California State Polytechnic University
J.D., Western State University
LL.M, Tax, Chapman University

Larry Copenbarger

Larry G. Copenbarger is an attorney practicing estate administration, probate, and tax law in the firm’s office.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Larry Copenbarger works with clients in our various offices in California. Larry’s main areas of focus are estate planning and trust administration. 

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California, Admitted 1996
Admitted to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States
Member, Orange County Bar Association

Education

B.A., History and Political Science, California State University Fullerton
J.D., Western State University
LL.M, Tax, Chapman University – In Progress

Sunny Boren

Sunny Boren is an attorney with Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Sunny leads the business and tax department. She assists clients in forming business entities, maintaining the entity’s annual compliance requirements and contract drafting and review. Sunny also assists with estate planning and estate administration matters, specializing in tax and court matters. Mrs. Boren is also a CPA. 

Professional Qualifications

Licensed to practice in all courts in the State of California
Member, Orange County Bar Association,
Tax Law and Estate Planning Sections
California Board of Accountancy – CPA Certificate
Member, State Bar of California

Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law, Order of the Coif (Top 10%)
B.S., Colorado State University, With Highest Distinction
Chapman University, Fowler School of Law
LL.M, Tax, Chapman University  – In Progress

Dale Anderson

Dale Anderson is an attorney with Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Dale has 26-years of experience as a litigator, in such areas as personal injury, wrongful discharge, products liability and wage and hour disputes.  He has practiced at all levels, including complex class actions, representing both individuals and large entities such as The Regents of the University of California, The Nederlander Organization, and Hollywood Park Operating Company.  Dale brings his extensive experience to the firm, and handles both general litigation, as well as probate and trust administration.

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California
State Bar of Michigan (inactive)
State Bar of Tennessee (inactive)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Education

B.A., Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan
J.D., Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan

Stephanie Delaney

Stephanie Delaney is an attorney with Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Stephanie Delaney is one of the newer attorneys on staff at Copenbarger & Copenbarger LLP. She is currently working in the Estate Administration department. Ms. Delaney received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Delaney studied law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. Ms. Delaney is a candidate for both a Master of Law Degree in Taxation (LLM), and a Master Degree candidate in Business Administration (MBA), through Chapman University’s Dual Master’s Program. She is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Trust and Estate Section of the Orange County Bar, the Young Lawyers Division of the Orange County Bar, and the State Bar of California.

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California

Education

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA
LLM in Taxation (in progress)
MBA (in progress)

Robert Galliano

Robert Galliano is an attorney with Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Robert is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization and holds a Master’s degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Robert has over 30 years of experience helping families with their Estate Planning. As an Elder Law Attorney, Robert helps families in planning for long-term care options, qualifying for Medi-Cal and Asset Protection. Robert was also an Adjunct Professor at National University where he taught Graduate Tax Courses and is a co-author of the book, “More Than Money”. Robert has given hundreds of educational seminars and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and is a Professional Engineer in Control Systems.

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States
Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court
Accredited Attorney under the Department of Veteran Affairs
Licensed California Real Estate Broker
Securities License Series 6, 7 and 24
Certified Fund Specialist (CFS)

Education

B.S.EE California State University
B.S. Law California Southern Law School
Masters in Tax Golden Gate University
J.D. California Southern Law School

Victoria Horvatich

Victoria Horvatich is an attorney with Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Victoria Horvatich is the newest attorney on staff at Copenbarger Law Firm. She is currently working in the estate planning and administration departments. Victoria received her Bachelor of Arts from University of the Pacific. She received her Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law and passed the California Bar Exam. She began her career litigating against PG&E in the Camp Fire case before joining us in April 2019. Victoria serves in her community by volunteering with the youth group at her church. She also was recently proposed to by longtime boyfriend Zachary and she said yes! We want to wish her all the love and happiness in all of her future endeavors and can’t wait to see what she does here at the law firm!

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California
Certified Mediator for Santa Clara County
Notary License (in progress)

Education

BA, University of the Pacific
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

James Humphreys, Jr.

James A. Humphreys, Jr. is a sole practitioner in estate and business planning and is of counsel to Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP.

Practice Areas / Responsibilities

Mr. Humphreys specializes in estate planning, post-death trust administration and probate, and drafting pre- and post-nuptial agreements. He is also skilled in the formation and maintenance of family limited partnerships, corporations (including non-profit corporations), limited liability companies, and qualification of corporations as non-profit under IRC Sec. 501(c)(3).

Professional Qualifications

Member, State Bar of California
Admitted to practice before all California and Federal Courts, including U.S. Tax Court
Member, American Bar Association
Member, California Bar Association
Member, Orange County Bar Association
AV Rated Attorney, Martindale Hubble Attorney Rating System

Education

L.L.B., University of Michigan
M.B.A., University of Michigan
B.B.A., Tulane University of Louisiana