Lydia Lockett is a Los Angeles private wealth services attorney who focuses her practice on complex trusts and estates litigation, contested conservatorship proceedings, and elder abuse matters.
Ms. Lockett is experienced in administering complex estates and trusts. She routinely advises clients on myriad issues, including ownership and governance of closely held corporations, family partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs). She also advises on matters arising from fractional real estate interests and fiduciary duties between spouses.
As part of her practice, Ms. Lockett provides comprehensive representation from inception to trial for both beneficiaries and fiduciaries in cases involving will and trust disputes, elder abuse, and breach of fiduciary duty.
Ms. Lockett's recent representative matters include:
Ms. Lockett is currently serving a two-year term on the Trusts and Estates Section Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association (formerly the State Bar of California), and is a member of the board of the California Young Lawyers Association.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Lockett served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Suzanne H. Segal, Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California, and the Honorable Robert Gary Klausner, District Court Judge for the Central District of California. Ms. Lockett also served as a note and comment editor of the Loyola Law School of Los Angeles Law Review, and was a member of the nationally-ranked Byrne Trial Advocacy Team.
Currently, Ms. Lockett serves as the Los Angeles office's co-coordinator for Holland & Knight's national Women's Initiative.