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Holly Ratzlaff

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration
  • Conservatorships
  • Estate Litigation


Holly M. Ratzlaff heads our estate planning and trust administration department, specializing in estate plans, probate, trust administration and conservatorships. Ms. Ratzlaff has extensive experience assisting individuals and families navigate issues within the probate court. She is also a regular presenter within the community on estate planning and prides herself on educating the community on the importance of estate plans.

Ms. Ratzlaff is also a licensed realtor, offering her clients a unique and useful perspective on real estate sales in probate and trust administration, as well as an added service for clients wanting to sell properties. Ms. Ratzlaff regularly lectures brokers and realtors on the nuances of selling real estate in probate.

Ms. Ratzlaff graduated from the University of Notre Dame and attended law school at Whittier Law School where she received the CALI Excellence Award in UCC Contract Law as well as Best Appellate Brief in the Gail P. Sonnenberg Oral Advocacy Moot Court competition. Ms. Ratzlaff externed for the Hon. Kimberly Menninger in the Superior Court of Orange County and has spent the last nine years practicing in Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties.
Inspired by her time in law school studying children's rights, Holly and her friend founded the Give Back Pack in 2014, a charity that supports local foster children.

Holly enjoys watching Notre Dame football, attending her children's numerous sporting and performing events, and singing in a local band with her husband.


  • Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Notre Dame
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • California

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar, Member
  • San Bernardino Bar Association, Member


  • CALI Award for Excellence
  • Best Appellate Brief in the Gail P. Sonnenberg Oral Advocacy Competition(Whittier Law School)