Valensi Rose is proud to announce that five of its attorneys have been named to the 2021 Los Angeles Super Lawyers® list. The designation honors those who rank among the top five percent of all private practice attorneys in their practice area, as determined by other attorneys familiar with their work.

Michael C. Agran has been designated as a Super Lawyer among Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys in Los Angeles continuously since 2010. Michael's practice focuses on estate planning, trust and probate administration, income tax planning and corporate and business transactions. Michael, a Certified Tax Specialist, has emphasized tax planning in his trusts and estates practice, involving estate planning, sophisticated family wealth transfer planning, probate and trust administration with post mortem tax planning. He has also focused on business transactions and personal affairs for clients.

Lynda I. Chung  was designated as a Super Lawyer in Trust and Estate Litigation for the third year in a row. Lynda practices in the area of estate planning and trust, probate and business litigation. Trust and estate litigation matters Lynda handles include financial elder abuse by caregivers or family members, will and trust contests, disputes over settlors' capacity, undue influence, fiduciary accounting, and conservatorships. She also represents clients in a wide range of business litigation matters  in real property, construction and import/export industries.

Kayla Horacek has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Family Law for the past six years. Kayla is a member of our Family Law and Litigation Practice Groups. She is a Certified Family Law specialist and accredited Minor’s Counsel. She also has extensive experience in business evaluations, complex property division and child custody issues. Kayla was formerly a behavioral technician for children with autism, providing her with a deeper understanding for legal issues involving special needs children.

Michael R. Morris has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of Tax every year since 2006. Michael, a tax and entertainment attorney, is a former trial lawyer for the IRS and a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law, enabling him to provide insightful resolutions to his clients’ complicated tax, estate and business transaction issues. In the entertainment industry, he has developed a strong reputation of providing valuable and effective business solutions in such areas as copyright and contractual matters.

Laurie Murphy received the Super Lawyers designation for 2020 and 2021 in the area of Business Litigation, as she has in prior years. The firm's Managing Partner, Laurie heads our Litigation Practice Group, where she manages and mentors an experienced group of litigators noted for their ability to solve complex disputes. With civil engineering degrees and more than three decades of law practice, Laurie has unique skills for dealing with real estate and construction litigation matters. Her client roster includes high-end residential and commercial property owners, contractors and developers, real estate professionals, and business owners.