Ms. Collins joined Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, LLP in July 2020. She brings with her an extensive knowledge of trust and estate law. Ms. Collins represents clients on matters involving all aspects of trusts and estates, from planning to post death administration. Her practice includes significant focus on representation of fiduciaries in incapacitation and post-death administration of trusts, including expertise in real property sales and relevant tax laws. In addition to estate planning and trust administration, Ms. Collins represents clients in conservatorship and probate matters, including representing clients in private mediation and estate litigation. Through her work, she helps families plan for death and incapacitation and strives to make post-death administration of estates as seamless and stress free as possible for her clients.
She obtained her J.D. from the Ventura College of Law, where she was named class valedictorian and graduated with a certificate of concentration in estate planning. She earned her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara with honors. While at UCSB she served as the Vice President of Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity.
Ms. Collins is a board member and past President of Women Lawyers of Ventura County. She currently serves on the board of the Ventura County Bar Association. She previously coached Thousand Oaks High School mock trial team and served as an affiliate member of CMA Real Estate group.
- “Transfer on death deed: quick fix or big mess?” Citations (April 2016)
- “Bringing civility to civil litigation” Citations (May 2015)