Not all attorneys and law firms are alike. Anderson Law Group is dedicated to practicing law a bit differently. We are a boutique law firm that focuses on business law and estate planning. Our small size allows us to personalize each unique experience with clients. Anderson Law Group believes in developing relationships with clients and our flat rate fee arrangements help to us to meet this goal. We believe in giving clients the highest quality of legal services and responsible, caring advice all in a timely and efficient manner.
At Anderson Law Group we distinguish and strengthen our firm in the following ways:
Exceptional Performance and Commitment. We do the best we can in all that we do. We take pride in helping you.
Customer Care. We pride ourselves on being both attorneys and counselors for our clients in both their business and family lives. Our communications are honest and open. The attorneys and staff place clients as our number one priority. We make ourselves readily available to answer questions or concerns that arise during the course of representation.
Collaborative Work Style. Since collaboration produces the best results, we work with your team of professional advisors including your financial advisor, accountant, life insurance agent and other important advisors in your life. We feel sharing knowledge and diverse viewpoints with one another and with clients produces the most satisfying, complete results.
Technology & Green Practices. We use technology to our advantage to save clients time and money. We also run a paperless office to the best of our ability, to do what we can to protect and preserve our environment.
Diversity. We strive to be a leader in diversity, reflective of our community and responsive to our client. We are inclusive of race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation and religious differences.
J.D., LL.M | Principal and Attorney
Nicole Anderson, J.D, LL.M, founding attorney of Anderson Law Group, Inc., practices exclusively in the area of estate planning and business law.
She specializes in advanced estate and business planning, asset protection, business transactions, probate, trust administration, charitable and income tax planning. She received her Bachelor of Arts in International Political Economy from The Colorado College with a minor in German. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Nicole attended the London School of Economics for one year studying economics and international law. Following her undergraduate education, Nicole received her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in Michigan. In order to better serve her clients with estate and tax planning, Nicole received her L.L.M. (Masters of Law) with an emphasis in taxation from Chapman University School of Law. Nicole utilizes her experience and background to help families design and implement their estate and tax planning.
Before founding Anderson Law Group, Nicole clerked for the United States Attorney in Detroit, Michigan. She gained further experience as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Gadola, Federal Judge of the Sixth Circuit, and as a law clerk for Cline, Cline & Griffin in Michigan. After obtaining her law license in California, Nicole served as a partner at the Law Offices of Anderson & Le in Orange County before founding Anderson Law Group in Laguna Beach, California.
Nicole’s professional affiliations include: WealthCounsel, the nation’s premier association of estate planning attorneys; Orange County Bar Association, State Bar of California; National Association of Women Business Owners; Laguna Beach Business Club (President 2013, 2014, Vice President 2011, 2012); Laguna Beach Community Foundation Professional Alliance (Co-Chair) and the Laguna Beach Professional Alliance (Co-Founder).
Nicole is passionate about giving back to the community and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Laguna Beach Community Foundation (2013-present), Endowment committee for the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach School Power Endowment Board (2015-present), and Laguna Beach NextGen. She also was a Trustees for the Laguna College of Art and Design from 2009-2014.
Nicole and her husband, Peter, are the proud parents of William, Barrett, and Valentina and spend as much time as they can with their kids. They enjoy spending time the beach, hiking, visiting family in Michigan and Wyoming and spending time with friends and family. As a fluent German speaker, Nicole especially enjoys traveling the world and learning about new cultures and languages. Nicole is a frequent speaker to professionals, charities and business organizations in the areas of Advanced Estate Planning and Business Law.
Nicole was awarded as a Rising Star Super Lawyer in California for 2015, 2016 and 2017.
J.D., LL.M | Attorney
Lindzey Cain, Esq., LL.M., associate attorney at Anderson Law Group, practices in the areas of estate planning and business law. She focuses on advanced estate and charitable planning, asset protection, business transactions, probate, and trust administration. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, as well as a minor in Business Administration. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Lindzey spent a semester studying abroad in London, England, and exploring Europe on the weekends.
Following her undergraduate education, Lindzey received her J.D., cum laude, from Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California. During law school, Lindzey served as the Senior Articles Editor on the executive board of the Chapman Law Review, and her article, Skirting the Ethical Line: The Quandary of Online Legal Forms was published therein in 2012. She also earned honors in Legal Research and Writing, I and II, Federal Courts and Jurisdictions, and Mediation, served two years on the Honor Council Committee, and served as an extern to the Honorable Ronald P. Kreber of the Orange County Superior Court in Orange, California.
To better serve her clients with their estate and tax planning goals, Lindzey obtained her Estate Planning LL.M. (Masters of Laws) from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida. After graduation, Lindzey moved back home to Orange County and worked as an associate attorney for two and a half years at a boutique estate planning firm in Newport Beach before joining Nicole at the Anderson Law Group.
Lindzey and her husband, Anson, spend as much time as they can testing new recipes in the kitchen, playing with their Goldendoodle, Magic, enjoying time at Disneyland, and traveling around the world.
Carey Shyres takes care of our office accounts. She lives here in Laguna and enjoys spending time with her family and friends and on the beach
Rachel Vetter is our legal office assistant and Client Care Director. She comes to us with a background in English from Northeastern University. Rachel is married and enjoys cooking and traveling with her husband, as well as spending time on the beach with family and friends.
Funding Assistant, Legal Assistant
Shelly Beg is the funding coordinator and legal assistant at Anderson Law Group. Shelly graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and a minor in Biology. Shelly assists clients with properly titling their assets in our estate planning process. She also assists with business formations and entity maintenance. Shelly is an Orange County native. She enjoys cooking, traveling, giving back to the community through volunteer work and spending time with friends and family.
William, Barrett & Valentina Anderson
I was fortunate to bring my kids to work with me when they were very little. Now when they visit us they enjoy seeing all the ladies, getting treats from the candy jar and playing with computers. Hopefully, we can promote one of them someday.
Anderson Law Group’s typical client projects include:
- Designing custom basic and advanced estate plans for individuals and families with few to over $30 million in assets
- Creating Qualified Personal Residence Trusts for families to remove their home from their taxable estate
- Setting up Irrevocable Life Insurance trusts for families to remove their life insurance proceeds from their estate
- Working with families to integrate charitable planning into their estate plan
- Designing property agreements and estate planning strategies for families with vacation homes
- Designing business succession plans
- Entity formation and corporate transaction work
- Asset protection planning
- Assisting physicians with their suite of business and estate planning documents
Anderson Law Group, Inc.
Estate Planning & Business Law
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