Jane Peebles has a diverse practice representing domestic and multinational high-net-worth individuals and their families with respect to all aspects of gift, estate and generation-skipping wealth transfer tax planning, trust and estate administration, and charitable planning. She establishes and represents private foundations, public charities and other types of tax-exempt organizations and is known internationally for her expertise in cross-border philanthropy.
Jane works closely with clients to meet their personal estate planning goals, foster family harmony and minimize the impact of various taxes. She advises clients on the full array of estate planning issues, including:
Jane also advises trustees and executors on all aspects of probate and trust administrations.
Jane writes and speaks on a variety of sophisticated domestic and international estate and charitable planning issues and has been featured at the Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, University of Southern California Tax Institute and several other leading professional conferences.
Jane is admitted to practice in California, and certified by the California State Bar Association as a specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law. She is also a nationally recognized lecturer and author on a variety of domestic and international estate and charitable planning matters. Ranked one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in the specialty of Trusts and Estates for every year since 2007, Jane has dedicated her practice to estate planning, international tax planning and charitable planning. After working in Denver in her early career, Jane joined the Los Angeles office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, a leading U.S. and international law firm, where she worked in the personal law section on domestic and international estate planning matters. In 1992, she moved to Freeman, Freeman & Smiley, becoming a partner there in 1996. Immediately before founding Karlin & Peebles, LLP, she was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Bingham McCutchen (now Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP).