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Megan F. Nogle
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Los Angeles Attorney
Megan F. Nogle

Phone: 310.553.3610

Email: mnogle@ggfirm.com

Languages: English

As an attorney in Greenberg Glusker’s Private Client Services Group, Megan Nogle’s practice focuses on counseling individuals and their families in connection with estate and tax planning issues, as well as probate and post-death trust administration.  

Megan also handles a variety of trust and estates controversy matters, representing both fiduciaries and beneficiaries involved in will and trust contests, accounting proceedings, and other fiduciary litigation. She has experience in all phases of litigation.

In addition, Megan devotes a significant amount of time to pro bono work and is Greenberg Glusker’s pro bono coordinator. Megan handles a variety of pro bono matters for the Alliance for Children’s Rights, including special education advocacy and finalizing adoptions of foster children. She has also handled several matters for young adults transitioning out of foster care, including assisting a former foster youth with a name change and assisting a former foster youth with obtaining funds that had been held in trust for her as a result of a car accident as a child. Megan has also successfully represented a wrongfully terminated employee seeking unemployment insurance benefits and helped numerous Holocaust survivors obtain German social security pensions for their ghetto work.

Professional Affiliations

  • Inner City Law Center Pro Bono Council Member
  • Contributor, Law Law Land Blog
  • Volunteer Attorney, Alliance for Children’s Rights’ adoption finalization program
  • Volunteer Attorney, Bet Tzedek Holocaust Survivors Justice Network’s ZRBG Pension Project
  • Part of the team that leads workshops for litigants in small claims court in conjunction with Bet Tzedek and the Los Angeles County Bar Association

Awards

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Davis School of Law  (J.D., Order of the Coif, 2009)
    • UC Davis Law Review
  • University of California, San Diego  (B.A., summa cum laude, 2005)
    • Sociology Major

Experience

Estate Planning and Controversy Matters

  • Counseled families in the creation of comprehensive core estate plans and advance planning techniques that minimized transfer taxes and ensured that family values were preserved.
  • Successfully argued for reversal of property tax reassessment by county assessor’s office following a client’s erroneous transfer of real property.
  • Represented trustees in the orderly administration and distribution of trust assets.
  • Prepared gift tax returns and estate tax returns for several clients.
  • Represented numerous personal representatives in probate proceedings.
  • Successfully represented several trustees in connection with petitions to transfer real property and personal property held in decedents’ individual names to such decedents’ trusts without the need for any probate proceedings.
  • Successfully represented several trustees in connection with petitions to modify the terms of irrevocable trusts.
  • Worked closely with a title insurance company to assist trustee with closing escrow on a home that was not properly transferred to the trust prior to the settlor’s death.
  • Obtained an award of attorneys’ fees on behalf of a beneficiary in a dispute regarding trust property.
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement on behalf of trustee in a trust contest brought by one of five siblings who was disinherited under the trust. 
  • Member of a two-person team that obtained a favorable settlement, without the need for litigation, against an insurance company that refused to pay the death benefits on a life insurance policy to our client.
  • Member of a two-person team that obtained a $2 million verdict against Regency Outdoor Advertising on behalf of clients Whisky-A-Go-Go and Ace Outdoor Advertising.

Pro Bono Matters

  • Successfully obtained significant disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for a low-income veteran living with disabilities.
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement in a pro bono matter for a tenant in an unlawful detainer proceeding brought against her.
  • Successfully overturned an administrative ruling that deprived our client of unemployment insurance benefits for a wrongful termination.

Contact This Firm

Greenberg Glusker

2049 Century Park East
Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
United States

Law Firm Contact: Brian L. Davidoff

Tel: 310.553.3610

Fax: 310.553.0687

Email: bdavidoff@greenbergglusker.com

Website: www.greenbergglusker.com

Member Since: 2005

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