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Prior to joining Patinelli & Chang, LLP, Michael was the seminar presenter at one of the largest estate planning law firms in Southern California. Mr. Patinelli joined the California State Bar in 1992 and spent the early years of his legal career working with some of the most talented litigators in Los Angeles. He later transitioned to the more family-oriented practice of estate planning after the birth of his beautiful daughter.
Mr. Patinelli received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Loyola Marymount University and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola Law School. He was born and raised in Hollywood, where he still resides with his beautiful wife and daughter. Michael is quite a food connoisseur and dinner table conversationalist and as a Southern California native is an avid fan of the Dodgers, Lakers, Rams and Kings.