Samuel Kelsall V, Esq.
Managing Attorney / Owner
Samuel Kelsall V is managing partner and founder of Kelsall Legal Solutions PC. With nearly 30 years of experience, he handles the full spectrum of legal issues pertaining to business, real estate, and estate planning matters. In addition, he resolves cases involving elder abuse, bankruptcy, and personal injury.
He approaches each case by looking at the entire situation. In this way, he identifies any areas of concern and is able to develop a custom, strategic plan to resolve the matter with the maximum benefit to the client, their family, and their business.
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Ryan Sorahan heads up our Civil Litigation team. Ryan Sorahan graduated in 2008 from the Pepperdine University School of Law with honors. He worked for the United States Court of Appeals and was a lead associate attorney for a Litigation Law Firm in Irvine, CA. He has successful experience in discrimination, class action lawsuits and employment discrimination. Also, a fun fact about Ryan, he was a member of the New Orleans Saints Football Team.
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Dean Keshavarz is a native of Los Angeles, CA. He graduated in May from The Thomas Jefferson School of Law in the top 5% of his class allowing him to act as a Provisional Attorney. Dean is an exceptional member of our Civil Litigation team. He recently took the California Bar Exam and is waiting for the results.
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Kim was born and raised in a small town in South Dakota where she also obtained her BS in Social Sciences from Black Hills State University. In 2004, Kim relocated to California and worked in accounting for several years. After about four years of working in homeowner association collections for a local HOA management company she went back to school to change career paths to the legal field and received her Paralegal Certificate in 2015 from Coastline Community College.
Kim began focusing her attention on estate planning in early 2015 and joined Kelsall Legal Solutions PC in 2017 working out of the Laguna Hills office. Her primary focus is handling estate planning, trust administration and probate matters.
In Kim’s spare time, she serves as president of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 555 in Midway City aiding children and veterans causes through the American Legion family. Kim also loves listening to music, watching movies and sporting events, and reading for relaxation.
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As a California native, Jill Burris has always had a strong tie to family and friendships. Jill moved to Michigan as a young teenager with her family and graduating from high school in Lapeer, Michigan. She then moved down to Jacksonville, North Carolina with friends. While working trying to save money for college, she met her husband Norman. After they married and started their family together, Jill quickly realized she wanted to help others. She then decided to go to college to become a paralegal. She graduated from Liberty University of Lynchburg, Virginia where she obtained her degree of Associate of Arts Accounting, Associate of Arts Paralegal Studies, and Bachelor of Science Paralegal Studies.
As a military spouse and mother of four children, she understands that life is too short to not follow your dreams. With three kids at home and a stepson in Florida, her priority has always been taking care of her family. Through her unselfish actions she has become an example for her kids to follow and to achieve your dreams. She is the first in her family to graduate college and to pursue her dreams of working with others that need help. In her free time, Jill likes to relax with her family at the beach.
Jill’s goal to become a paralegal was driven by her desire to help others after watching many families struggle over financial issues. She originally started out wanting to work as an accountant, but then quickly realized that her true calling was in the legal system. With her first degree of Associate of Accounting, she changed her major to become a paralegal to work with others to help them with bankruptcy actions.
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Samantha is a Paralegal II currently working in our Carlsbad office. She joined the firm in February 2021. Her main focus is with our civil litigation department preparing discovery documents. She is also a Notary Public and assists with Estate Planning matters.
One of Samantha’s passions is learning different cultures and languages and is currently studying Italian.
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Karen moved to California from Clayton, New York in May of 2019 to get away from long, cold winters. Karen has over seven (7) years’ experience as a legal assistant and over twenty (20) years’ experience in general administration. She joined Kelsall Legal Solutions PC in June 2019 as a Legal Assistant.
Karen relocated to Virginia in November 2020 to be closer to family and is working remotely with her main focus consisting of drafting and preparing all documents related to Estate Planning matters. Whether it is conferring with the client directly or consulting with Mr. Samuel Kelsall, Karen excels at making sure the goals for each client are met and ensuring that the client’s legacy and lifetime of hard work is safe and in proper order at the time of their passing.
Karen is also in charge of our Continuing Client Service program (CCSC). This is a file maintenance program offering substantial benefits to its members. If you have any questions or would like to become a member, please contact her for further details and information.
When Karen is not at work, she enjoys being outdoors in the sunshine and spending as much time as she can with her children and awesome grandchildren.
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Alicia is working in our Oceanside office. She is generally the one answering the phone when calling any of our office phone numbers. She was born and raised in the Oceanside area and although she later moved to the Inland Empire with her family, she has always considered Oceanside her home. Alicia worked in the senior care industry for six years. She was also trained in Hollywood as a Special Effects Makeup Artist before joining the Kelsall team in February 2021. She is now considering future plans of going back to school to study law.
In her free time, Alicia enjoys creating art pieces, listening to music, and spending time with her boyfriend and their two cats, Luna & Ginger.
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