Christopher B Johnson Attorney At Law

CHRISTOPHER B. JOHNSON
ATTORNEY AT LAW
(888) 838-8771

24
MAR
2013
Christopher B Johnson Attorney at law

Financial powers of attorney

Financial Powers of Attorney Planning for your possible incapacity, especially when people are living longer than they ever have before, is an important part of your estate plan.  Whether you have a will or a trust, you also need powers of attorney–there are two kinds...
03
FEB
2013
I'll be speaking on elder law and estate planning for attorneys in March

I’ll be speaking on elder law and estate planning for attorneys in March

I’m excited to present two new classes this March for MyLawCLE:  a webinar March 20th on elder law and a live class and webinar March 21st on estate planning and probate.  Both will help new and transitioning attorneys gain a broad understanding of the subjects, and the...
01
FEB
2013
Paralawyers

Paralawyers?

If you’ve read John Grisham’s novel The Rainmaker, you may remember the “paralawyer” who graduated law school but hadn’t yet passed the bar exam, Deck Shifflet.  Now the State Bar of California is considering something similar, also inspired by...
24
NOV
2012
Rest in peace, Larry Hagman

Rest in peace, Larry Hagman

I was sorry to hear today of actor Larry Hagman’s sudden passing–I was a fan of “I Dream of Jeannie” as a child, even if I didn’t get into “Dallas” as much as my grandfather did–if he was out Friday night, we all knew he had to be...
14
APR
2012
Richard Neutra Run/Walk event and house tour

Richard Neutra Run/Walk event and house tour

Support for cancer research and cancer survivors is important to me, hence my involvement with Pasadena’s Cancer Support Community and City of Hope’s Music and Entertainment Committee–both are great organizations and I’ll spend as much time as you’d...
02
FEB
2012
My talk on estate planning and probate basics

My talk on estate planning and probate basics

I’ll be speaking this March 28, 2012, on wills, living trusts, irrevocable trusts, estate taxes, trust administration and probate–it’s a webinar by LawReviewCLE that I’ll be giving with Rhode Island attorney Anthony Mignanelli.
04
FEB
2011

What can we learn from watching ‘Roadhouse’?

I’m not sure why it took this long, but I finally saw “Roadhouse” for the first time the other day. While it may not match “Point Break“, it comes awfully close, with emphasis on the word awful. What a classic! Beyond the entertainment value, I...
04
FEB
2011

Wills, professional trustee, trusts, prudent investor rule

I had dinner a while ago with a terrific trust officer from Wells Fargo trust services, who was frustrated that a personal injury settlement of several million dollars was divided into a large structured settlement and a very small special needs trust. Her client, the injured...