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Larisa Wilmert

Larisa is the partner who leads the firm's multi-county litigation practice in the areas of estate planning and both uncontested and contested probate, guardianship and conservatorship matters.  Her responsibilities encompass all areas of estate administration, representing executors, heirs and beneficiaries, and creditors, in routine estate administrations as well as complex and contested matters.

Larisa is certified as a court appointed attorney  in conservatorship and guardianship proceedings, and has worked with prospective and established conservators as well as conservatees and proposed conservatees.

Away from the office, Larisa works pro bono with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program on projects involving estate planning, probate and guardianship cases. Her volunteer work also includes serving as a moot court judge for the USD Paul A. McLennon Competition, as a mock trial judge for the Madison High School Mock trial competition and a mock trial judge for the UCSD undergraduate Mock Trial competition. Larisa also serves on the executive board of the Deer Canyon Elementary School Foundation.


  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law  JD 2005
  • Seattle University BS  1995

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Trust and Estates Section
  • San Diego Council on Aging

How Our Firm Is Different.

This is not your old-school law firm. The firm of Lopez & Wilmert, LLP understands that the only reason we exist is to take care of our clients better than anyone else.

The traditional way of practicing law often falls short of that goal, so we often do things differently than what you would expect. For example, we only charge an hourly fee as a last resort if that is what the client wants. Most of the time we are able to determine and agree on fees right at the start. No surprises. No fuss.

We’re Here For You

We also work hard to build a trusted relationship with you, one in which you do not have to be afraid to call for help or advice in the middle of your case.

Best of all, we have built a diverse team of attorneys and support staff who can cover a wide range of overlapping legal issues, so that your problems get addressed under one roof, with one point of contact.