Verlan Y. Kwan is a Partner at Keystone Law Group, P.C. with her primary focus on trust and estate administration and litigation. With over a decade of litigation experience, Verlan has represented trustees, executors, administrators, creditors, heirs and beneficiaries in complex disputes with assets ranging from several hundred thousands of dollars to tens of millions of dollars. With her broad knowledge and compassionate approach to matters, Verlan has successfully litigated and settled countless matters to her clients’ satisfaction.
In addition to disputed matters, Verlan also specializes in advising fiduciaries in high– net worth estates and trusts. Furthermore, Verlan has acted as the Administrator of estates for foreign heirs and beneficiaries, thereby allowing her to proficiently advise executors, administrators and trustees on estate and trust administration matters. Verlan regularly appears in courts throughout California, including but not limited to, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Mateo County, Ventura County, San Bernardino County, Orange County, and San Francisco County.
Verlan was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in 2016 and as a Super Lawyer for the past seven consecutive years (2017-2023). In 2023, Verlan was named to the Top 50: 2023 Women Southern California Super Lawyers list. She was also included in “Top Women Attorneys of Southern California,” a special section in the September 2018 issue of Los Angeles magazine.
Prior to joining Keystone, Verlan began her legal career with an AmLaw 100 law firm concentrating on complex antitrust litigation for several years and subsequently worked on wage and hour class action matters.
Verlan graduated from California Western School of Law and received her Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a concentration in American Law and a minor in Cognitive Psychology from the University of California, Irvine where she was on the Dean’s List.
Outside of the office, Verlan mentors law students, enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her husband and children and traveling to new destinations.