Firm Overview

Firm Overview2018-11-15T15:58:47+00:00

About Us

We have been providing high quality legal services since 1977. Of utmost importance, our lawyers are dedicated to addressing the concerns of clients by seeking cost-effective and practical solutions for their legal problems. Our mission is to identify its clients’ needs and act upon them as expeditiously and effectively as possible in the most financially prudent way.

Listed in Martindale-Hubbell — the recognized international directory of attorneys — as “Preeminent,” Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman & Gold L.L.P. is confirmed as one of the outstanding probate, trust and estate planning law firms in California.

Our Philosophy of the Practice of Law

The attorneys of Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman, & Gold L.L.P. are in business to serve clients by giving them their efforts, talents, education, empathy, sensitivity and experience. Our lawyers and staff are committed to rendering the best service available by individualizing advice, support and guidance depending on the circumstances presented. Our approach to each individual client will be determined by the particulars of each matter and the ultimate approach is based upon a collaborative effort between the attorney and client. Our extensive experience allows us to aggressively litigate any matter through trial as well as pursue all appropriate avenues to settlement to achieve the most beneficial result possible.

About Us

We have been providing high quality legal services since 1977. Of utmost importance, our lawyers are dedicated to addressing the concerns of clients by seeking cost-effective and practical solutions for their legal problems. Our mission is to identify its clients’ needs and act upon them as expeditiously and effectively as possible in the most financially prudent way.

Listed in Martindale-Hubbell — the recognized international directory of attorneys — as “Preeminent,” Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman & Gold L.L.P. is confirmed as one of the outstanding probate, trust and estate planning law firms in California.

Our Philosophy of the Practice of Law

The attorneys of Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman, & Gold L.L.P. are in business to serve clients by giving them their efforts, talents, education, empathy, sensitivity and experience. Our lawyers and staff are committed to rendering the best service available by individualizing advice, support and guidance depending on the circumstances presented. Our approach to each individual client will be determined by the particulars of each matter and the ultimate approach is based upon a collaborative effort between the attorney and client. Our extensive experience allows us to aggressively litigate any matter through trial as well as pursue all appropriate avenues to settlement to achieve the most beneficial result possible.

Our Firm History

Since its inception in the early 1970s, Oldman Cooley has grown into the preeminent boutique law firm specializing in probate and trust matters. We have since added corporate and civil attorneys to assist our clients. Oldman Cooley is rated as a Tier One law firm by U.S. News & World Report and is designated by Martindale-Hubbell as a preeminent law firm, the highest rating given. Fourteen highly skilled lawyers, supported by an exceptional staff, are focused and devoted to assisting clients who entrust their legal problems to our firm.

Leadership in the Legal Community

Our Attorneys are and have been members and officers of several organizations on local, state and national levels. Our attorneys have served as Chairman of the Probate and Trust Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and President of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, as well as serving as officers and board members at each of these organizations. At the state level, our attorneys have served on the Executive Committee of the Trust and Estate Section of the California State Bar Association, drafted proposed legislation and testified before the State of California Assembly Judiciary Committee. At the national level, our attorneys are serving as Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel and have participated in various committees at the American Bar Association. Additionally, numerous articles have been written and published in newspapers, magazines and historical scholarly publications by our attorneys. Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman, & Gold L.L.P. attorneys often lecture and teach on various probate and civil topics at the local, state and national levels.

Our Firm History

Since its inception in the early 1970s, Oldman Cooley has grown into the preeminent boutique law firm specializing in probate and trust matters. We have since added corporate and civil attorneys to assist our clients. Oldman Cooley is rated as a Tier One law firm by U.S. News & World Report and is designated by Martindale-Hubbell as a preeminent law firm, the highest rating given. Fourteen highly skilled lawyers, supported by an exceptional staff, are focused and devoted to assisting clients who entrust their legal problems to our firm.

Leadership in the Legal Community

Our Attorneys are and have been members and officers of several organizations on local, state and national levels. Our attorneys have served as Chairman of the Probate and Trust Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and President of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, as well as serving as officers and board members at each of these organizations. At the state level, our attorneys have served on the Executive Committee of the Trust and Estate Section of the California State Bar Association, drafted proposed legislation and testified before the State of California Assembly Judiciary Committee. At the national level, our attorneys are serving as Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel and have participated in various committees at the American Bar Association. Additionally, numerous articles have been written and published in newspapers, magazines and historical scholarly publications by our attorneys. Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman, & Gold L.L.P. attorneys often lecture and teach on various probate and civil topics at the local, state and national levels.