Garen Kirakosian joined Wright Kim Douglas as a trust and estate litigation associate in 2014. Mr. Kirakosian is a graduate of Loyola Law School (LLS) and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Mr. Kirakosian’s practice is primarily focused on litigating matters related to trusts, estates, conservatorships and all aspects of probate. Mr. Kirakosian also advises clients regarding the planning and administration of trusts, estates, conservatorships and special needs trusts.
Prior to joining Wright Kim Douglas, Mr. Kirakosian worked for a boutique law firm where he worked primarily on estate planning and business litigation matters. Mr. Kirakosian also gained extensive litigation experience at Girardi Keese in Los Angeles, where he represented hundreds of consumers and homeowners in various complex litigation matters.
While in law school, Mr. Kirakosian focused his studies on courses dealing with trusts, estates, and taxation. At UCLA, Mr. Kirakosian was active in student government and volunteered for a number of local, statewide, and national campaigns. These interests ultimately led him to the University of California’s Center for American Politics and Public Policy in Washington, DC, where Mr. Kirakosian studied as a research fellow while working at the US Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Kirakosian is admitted to practice in all courts in California and the US District Court for the Central District of California. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Armenian Bar Association, and Pasadena Bar Association. He is also a licensed real estate broker.