Theresa Loss is an estate planning attorney with extensive experience in designing estate plans for individuals and families, implementing estate plans through the trust administration process and guiding those without an estate plan through the arduous probate process. In a career spanning three decades, Theresa’s strategic planning has enabled her to facilitate achieving clients’ goals in a timely and cost effective manner.
In addition Ms. Loss has significant trial and appellate experience having handled numerous jury and bench trials as well as arbitrations. She knows
well the pitfalls of our judicial system. Using her mediation and negotiation skills, she works closely with clients and family members to
resolve potential conflicts without the need for judicial intervention when possible.
Ms. Loss has an established reputation in the legal community as a respected attorney and counselor in both Ventura and Los Angeles counties with an emphasis on serving clients in the Conejo Valley.
In addition to her legal practice, Theresa has served as an adjunct professor at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California, teaching Business Law and Ethics in the MBA program.
Ms. Loss graduated from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She earned her Juris Doctor from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 1989 where she also received the William J. Canby Moot Court Competition honors. Since completing her legal education, Ms. Loss has been admitted to practice before the California State Bar and the Arizona State Bar. She is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Central District and the Southern District of California as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Loss is an avid sportswoman who enjoys playing tennis, hiking and bicycling. She also loves animals with a particular affinity for horses and dogs.
Ms. Loss is a proud supporter of both the law enforcement and military communities with family members actively serving in both areas.