Responsibility and point of client contact rests with the firm’s principal, Michael S. Overing. Michael successfully represents his clients in litigation, arbitration and trial. He handles business transactional matters as well as estate planning, probate and succession planning for successful individuals and their businesses. In addition to practicing law, he teaches in the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California.
Michael received his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, his M.A. from the University of Southern California, and his
B.A. from the University of Nebraska. He frequently speaks and lectures on intellectual property issues affecting online publishers and writers. He makes Pasadena his home with his wife, Theresa, and their sons.
Albert J. Ghirardelli recently retired from the practice of law after nearly 70 years in the legal profession. Al is well-known for his legal experience and civic leadership. The focus of Al’s practice was business transactions, estate planning, probate, and trust administration.
Al has practical wisdom and a reputation for high standards of excellence. As a community leader, he played a pivotal role on the Proposal Committee that brought the Los Angeles County Courthouse to the City of San Fernando and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Providence - Holy Cross Hospital.
Al attended UCLA and received his law degree from the University of Southern California and has lived his entire life in the San Fernando Valley.
Edward C. Wilde’s practice emphasizes real estate, corporate, commercial law and trust disputes. His clients include asset-based lenders, investors, businesses, developers, trust beneficiaries and trustees. His business litigation practice is known to provide aggressive case management and practical advice and includes formal and informal business reorganizations, loan structuring, leasing, guarantees, real and personal property transactions and related litigation, trust litigation, construction dispute resolution, and dissolution of business entities, partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.
Ed teaches psychology at the Master’s University in Santa Clarita. He received his law degree from the University of San Diego, his Master’s degree from Master’s University and his bachelor’s from UCLA. Ed and Kelley have 4 children who provide him a respite when he isn’t practicing law.