Valensi Rose is proud to announce that four of its attorneys have been named to the 2023 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, whose practice focuses on estate planning, trust and probate administration, income tax planning, and corporate and business transactions, has been designated as a Super Lawyer among Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys in Los Angeles continuously since 2010.

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 postmortem tax planning. He also has focused on business transactions and personal affairs for clients.

Lynda I. Chung, who practices in the area of estate planning and trust, probate, and business litigation, was designated as a Super Lawyer in Trust and Estate Litigation for the fifth year in a row.

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 serves as outside general counsel for multi-generational private clients, helping them to find practical solutions to business as well as family disputes.

Michael R. Morris, a tax and entertainment attorney, has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of Tax every year since 2006. Michael is a former trial lawyer for the IRS and a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law; this background enables 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, the firm's Managing Partner, who received the Super Lawyers designation many times in the past, was again honored by her colleagues in the area of Business Litigation. 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.