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Sindee Smolowitz
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Phone: 562-432-5541

FAX: 562-432-5581


Sindee Smolowitz is a highly effective attorney with over twenty-five years’ experience successfully litigating complex civil matters, including but not limited to business disputes, real estate matters, and legal malpractice claims. She is very client-oriented and strives to develop her cases for early resolution by uncovering crucial evidence in a targeted, strategic and efficient manner. Over the past few years, Sindee has enjoyed a growing estate planning, probate and trust practice. As an estate planner she works closely with her clients to guide them through the often complex and overwhelming estate planning process to assure that each client fully understands the options when planning for the future needs of their families, friends, beloved pets, and favorite charities. Sindee is especially sensitive to the unique planning challenges faced by parents who have children with special needs as well as the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. Sindee is also a certified mediator and arbitrator. She received her training and certification from the Strauss Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School. Sindee has served as a mediator or arbitrator for countless attorney-client fee disputes for both local bar associations and the California State Bar as well as private matters. Sindee Smolowitz, was born in Brooklyn, New York August 27, 1952 and was admitted to the California Bar in 1987 and the Washington D.C. Bar in 1998. Sindee graduated from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1973 and received her Juris Doctor in 1986 from George Mason School of Law (Virginia). She was employed by the Internal Revenue Service from 1973-1986.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987
  • Washington, 1998


George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia

  • Juris Doctor – 1986

Brooklyn College

  • Bachelor of Science – 1973

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Mediator and Arbitrator

Past Employment Positions

  • Internal Revenue Service, 1973 – 1986


Resolving Family Trust and Probate Conflict.

I have known Paul Velasco and his team for many years. Paul and Nicole Napalan have helped me with several plans regarding my future planning (health directives, etc.) and done a superb job. Their kind and thoughtful manner is exemplary.Additionally, Peter Sahin assisted one of my closest friends and his family develop a trust for his mothert. Everyone involved was pleased with the service and the resulting trust.When you want something done with care and compassion, Velasco Law Group is a law firm you can trust!

Dennis McCue

Great service, very professional staff. I had a client who needed an advise from an attorney and Velasco Law Group was the perfect Firm to go to. Thanks for taking care of business so professionally !!

Rene Cervantes

Laura helped settle an estate for me and was very professional from start to finish. She always responded quickly and helped me to navigate through the process efficiently. I would highly recommend her for your estate planning needs.

Dave Dumalski


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333, W. Broadway, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA. 90802-4459

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