Press Release
February 27, 2013

Vivian Lee Thoreen Named as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

LOS ANGELES (February 27, 2013) — Holland & Knight has chosen Vivian Lee Thoreen to be a member of the 2013 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

According to LCLD Executive Director Robert J. Grey, Jr., the LCLD Fellows Program offers participants “an extraordinarily rich year of relationship-building, virtual and in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership.”

Founded in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is a growing organization of more than 200 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse legal profession. Its goal is to help its member organizations find, hire, retain, promote, and engage the best talent.

Ms. Thoreen is a litigator and experienced trial attorney whose practice focuses on complex trust, estate, conservatorship and guardianship matters. She represents individuals, families, charities and financial institutions in cases including will and trust disputes, contested conservatorships and guardianships, breach of fiduciary duty matters, and elder abuse matters.

An active member of the community, Ms. Thoreen serves on the State Bar of California Trusts & Estates Section executive committee and the board of directors of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation. She is also an active member of and previously served on the board of governors of the Korean American Bar Association.

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