Marlena Moore

Associate

555 S. Flower Street
30th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: (213) 683-6610


Education

University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. in History, cum laude, 2010
  • Phi Beta Kappa
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
J.D., 2014
  • Senior Submissions Editor, Southern California Law Review
  • Legal Writing Fellow

Practice Areas


Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
Marlena Moore joined Parker Milliken in 2019 as a member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates department. Prior to joining Parker Milliken, Marlena was an associate at an AmLaw 100 firm in both its Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.

Marlena works with individuals, couples and large multigenerational families, advising them on wills, trusts, and other wealth preservation tools to help them in succession planning and asset protection. She advises clients on estate, gift, property, and income tax issues, and has experience with tax controversy work involving the IRS and FTB. She also manages trust administrations and assists with probate court matters.

Marlena has a background in dispute resolution and litigation, and has defended clients in commercial contract disputes, employment actions, product liability cases, and related matters in federal and state courts. She is admitted to practice law before all courts in the state of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Marlena graduated from USC Gould School of Law, where she was a staff member and Senior Submissions Editor of the Southern California Law Review and a Legal Writing Fellow. While at USC she interned at Public Counsel, working with the Homelessness Prevention Project, and volunteered with the LACBA Domestic Violence Project.

Prior to starting law school Marlena was a Cramer Law Fellow with Cramer Law, A P.C. in San Diego, where she worked on corporate, estate planning, and real estate matters. She received her bachelor’s degree in History from UCLA, graduating cum laude and with induction to Phi Beta Kappa.