Since 2006, Bolander Law Group has been providing exceptional legal services in the primary areas of Trusts, Estate Planning, and Probate Law to San Diegans. In addition, Bolander Law Group offers quality legal representation when dealing with Estate and Trust Administration, and Adoption.

Lori Bolander and Bolander Law Group deliver personal and attentive service gives clients peace of mind, a sense of safety and security, and safeguards families and assets.

The attorneys and staff at Bolander Law Group are recognized for their compassionate, knowledgeable and award-winning service.

In 2012, the San Diego Daily Transcript honored Lori Bolander as one of the best in San Diego’s legal community in their Top Attorney program. With nearly 900 nominations, Lori is truly honored and humbled by this award.


Lori Bolander | Attorney is the owner and principal attorney of Bolander Law Group. A graduate of the University of California at San Diego and California Western School of Law, Lori was admitted to the bar in 2005. Prior to that, she worked for a trusts and estates attorney for five years. Shortly after graduation, Lori began practicing in trusts and estates and opened Bolander Law Group in 2006.
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Hilary Vrem | Attorney has been practicing law in San Diego for since 2005, joining the Bolander Law Group in 2010. Her practice focuses primarily on trust litigation, employment matters, adoptions, and estate planning. Like Lori, Hilary is adopted, so she, too, is passionate about this area of law and is honored to assist couples in starting and expanding their families. Read More »

Rebecca Briskin | Attorney
An attorney at Bolander Law Group, Rebecca’s areas of practice include estate planning, probate, conservatorships, guardianships, and adoptions. She was admitted to the California Bar in 2010. Since being admitted, Rebecca has primarily practiced family law; she is a significant asset to Bolander Law Group’s estate planning, guardianship and adoption practice. Read More »

Melanie Porter | Attorney
Melanie Porter began her practice of law with Bolander Law Group (“BLG”) in 2007, focusing primarily on estate planning and trust litigation. Thereafter Melanie pursued a career in civil litigation in employment matters representing employees in wrongful termination, disability, discrimination and wage and hour cases. Melanie returned to BLG in 2013 and currently focuses her practice areas in estate planning, trust litigation and civil litigation. Read More »


Chris Montisano | Paralegal
Chris was born and raised in San Diego. He graduated from the University of San Diego in 2002 with a degree in business before working in the insurance industry for a short time. Chris started working as a paralegal in 2004 focusing mainly on personal injury, probate, and estate planning. He joined Bolander Law Group in March of 2013… Read More »

Kelly McDaniel | Paralegal & Office Manager
Kelly McDaniel has been a paralegal since 2007. She earned her Paralegal Certificate from the University of San Diego with honors. Before attending USD, Kelly attended San Diego State University and obtained a degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Kelly joined Bolander Law Group as Office Manager & Paralegal in August 2013… Read More »

Paulina Montes | Administrative Clerk
Paulina Montes joined Bolander Law Group in 2012 as our administrative clerk and also assists with event management for BLG. Paulina is a student at Grossmont College with plans to transfer to San Diego State University and major in Paralegal Studies. Read More »

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