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Riley B. Holzman is an associate attorney at GIFFORD, DEARING & ABERNATHY, LLP, with a practice focused on special needs trusts and settlement trusts, as well as probate, conservatorships, and trust and estate administration.

Riley earned his J.D. from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law.  While at UCLA Law, Riley served as a vice president and founding member of the Tax and Estate Planning Law Association of UCLA.  Throughout law school he worked as a law clerk at Farmer & Ridley LLP and Gifford, Dearing & Abernathy, LLP, where he gained valuable experience in the trusts and estates field.

Prior to law school Riley spent a year studying at Yeshivat Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem, Israel.

Riley received B.A.’s in both Philosophy and Jewish Studies, with double minors in Hebrew and Religious Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Riley grew up in sunny Santa Barbara, and graduated from San Marcos High School.  He now lives in Sherman Oaks with his wife and daughter.

His associations and memberships include:

Los Angeles County Bar Association; Trusts & Estates Section State Bar of California

Gifford, Dearing & Abernathy, LLP represents clients in Los Angeles County and throughout Southern California, as well as nationally.