Kelley Bannon Lashley

kelley@cmdblaw.com

Kelley is a partner and chairs the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group. She is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Her practice areas include estate planning, business succession planning, trust administration, probate, conservatorship and guardianship law, as well as nonprofit advising and mediation. Kelley splits her work week between the firm’s Pasadena and Westlake Village offices and serves clients throughout California.

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Education
Juris Doctor, Santa Clara University School of Law, 1999
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1995

Professional Affiliations and Publications 
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Pasadena Bar Association
Los Angeles Superior Court, Pro Bono Settlement Officer
Los Angeles Superior Court, Probate Volunteer Panel Attorney
Pepperdine School of Law, Advanced Wills & Trusts, Lecturer
CEB, Business Buy-Sell Agreements, Author
California Trusts & Estates Quarterly, Published Contributor
Lorman Education Services, MCLE Lecturer

Work History
Anglea & Bannon, Pasadena, 2005-2012
Sinsheimer, Schiebelhut & Baggett, San Luis Obispo, 1999-2005
Oakland Raiders, Law Clerk, 1997 – 1998

Community Contributions
Five Acres, Vice Chair for Advancement, Board of Directors, 2011-present
Pasadena Community Foundation, Professional Advisors Committee, 2015 – present
Cal Poly Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2011 – present
Cal Poly Athletics Director’s Advisory Council, 2015 – present
Cal Poly Varsity Club, President, 2015 – present
Oaks Christian School, Endowment Advisory Council, 2015- present
Five Acres, Planned Giving Committee Chair, 2006-2011
Cal Poly Mustang Athletic Fund, Board of Directors, 2002-2005
SLO County High School Mock Trial Competition, Co-Chair, 2001 - 2004
Central Coast Planned Giving Council, Executive Committee, 2004 - 2005
SLO County Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2004
Leadership San Luis Obispo, Class XII, 2003

Special Recognitions
Pasadena Magazine, Top Attorneys, 2010 – present
Pasadena Community Foundation, Top Professional Advisor, 2013
Santa Clara University, Public Interest Law Student of the Year, 1999
Santa Clara University School of Law, Honors Moot Court Team, 1998
Cal Poly Athletics, Female Athlete of the Year, 1994
NCAA D2 Western Region First Team, Softball, 1994
California Collegiate Athletic Association, Most Valuable Player, Softball, 1994
Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame, 1991

Personal
Kelley and her husband, Dan, live in Ventura County with their two children. She enjoys playing golf, softball, scrapbooking and traveling with her family in their motor home.