A graduate of Boston University School of Law, Scott P. Schomer is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and elder law issues, having discussed these important issues on local and national television. A seasoned courtroom advocate, Scott has obtained combined judgments and verdicts in excess of twenty-five million dollars for his clients. Scott has served as a member of the Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Volunteer Panel (PVP Attorney), Probate Settlement Panel and a Judge Pro Tempore. Scott’s expertise has been recognized by his peers with such accolades as a life-time membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Five Star Wealth Manager designation, and repeated nominations as California Super Lawyer.
Liran R. Aliav, Esq.
Liran Aliav practices in all areas of trusts and wills, including estate planning, trust litigation and disputes, trust and probate administration, probate litigation, and conservatorships. He has guided hundreds of clients in creating customized estate plans with asset protection, divorce protection, and complex distribution patterns. Liran is also proficient in advanced estate planning techniques that reduce or eliminate estate taxes and limit the reassessment of property taxes. Lately, Liran has guided multiple clients to plan for Medi-Cal qualification and recovery.
Recently, Liran has won a judgment for breach of fiduciary duty against a trustee for over $350,000. Last year, Liran obtained a favorable judgment in trust litigation matter involving several handwritten trust amendments in a multi-million dollar estate. In addition, Liran won a 5-day jury trial by a 12-0 ruling. Not only does Liran have experience at trial court, but Liran handles all aspects of litigation, such as gathering evidence in discovery, choosing members of a jury, and settling cases at mediation.
Liran has been selected to the 2016, 2017 and 2018 California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Liran was recognized for his emphasis in Estate Planning and Probate.
Liran received both a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Masters in Taxation (LL.M.) from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. At Loyola, Liran published an article in the International and Comparative Law Review called “A Solution for Developing Countries’ Problem with WTO Noncompliance“. Liran externed for the Honorable Judge R. Gary Klausner in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Liran graduated cum laude from U.C.L.A. in 2009. Liran is a member of the Los Angeles Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, and the Trusts and Estates Division of the Los Angeles Bar Association.
Liran is admitted to practice in the State of California and the Central District of the United States District Court.
Bradley R. Kleihege, Esq.
Attorney Bradley R. Kleihege practices in all areas of trusts and wills, including trust and probate administration, probate litigation, conservatorships, and vacation home planning. Bradley received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from UCLA School of Law and his Bachelors Degree (B.A.) from Michigan State University. In law school, Bradley was the co-President of the Family Law Society and clerked for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office.
Prior to law school, Bradley worked as a sailing instructor and spent considerable time volunteering on his local school district’s school board and his local sailing club’s board of directors.
Bradley is admitted to practice in the State of California. In his free time he enjoys sailing, skiing and camping.
Colleen Schomer has been with the Schomer Law Group for 4 years. She is a native Southern Californian, and has a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University. She spent 6 years in the financial management field assisting with client relations and development and worked with Sidley & Austin Law firm doing research and analysis on large civil litigation cases. She is the mother of two teenage girls and understands how fast life can move and the importance of creating and preserving your legacy!
EL SEGUNDO, CALIFORNIA (April 20, 2018) – Estate and Elder Law firm, Schomer Law Group, today announced the promotion of Cesar Gil to Operations Director. He will have the primary responsibility of ensuring that the business has the best working environment and processes. He will manage the implementation of business guidelines and strategies, working with other department heads to ensure everything runs smoothly and in accordance with any guidelines.
“Cesar has been a key part of our success, and we were thrilled to promote him to this important position,” said Scott Schomer, founder of Schomer Law Group.
Mr. Gil, 33, joined the company in 2014 as an Estate Planning Paralegal and Marketing Coordinator and quickly rose to several supervisory and management positions. Mr. Gil previously worked at another estate planning law firm for eight years.
Cesar is currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology graduate degree program at USC Iovine and Young Academy. The graduate program features a unique interdisciplinary approach that teaches students to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the three critical disciplines. The program creates leaders with the knowledge and skills to shape and build today’s evolving economy. The curriculum is designed by expert faculty from the USC Iovine and Young Academy, the USC Roski School of Art and Design, the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, the USC Marshall School of Business and other schools and academic programs across USC.
Cesar has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management, from Western Governors University. WGU is a non-profit university accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
Courtney Andrews is a native Californian and a 3rd generation graduate of UCLA. She earned a B.A. in Film/Television and also has a MSTC in Education from San Francisco State University.
She worked for a number of law firms in the San Francisco area, and then moved back to L.A. to begin her elementary teaching career. She joined Schomer Law Group in the fall of 2008, and has worked as the Client Services Director for the last 3 years.
Courtney is married and has two wonderful kids, ages 10 and 12 and lives in Long Beach, CA.
Tannia León joined Schomer Law Group after 12 years as an administrative assistant at a civil litigation firm in Downtown Los Angeles where she assisted with preparation of pleadings and discovery, trial preparation, and more. She received an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from the ABA-approved program at Fremont College.