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MEET OUR TEAM

K. KELSO LAW

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At K. Kelso Law, we’re more than just a team, we’re a family. When you choose K. Kelso Law, you become part of the family. Our woman-founded, woman-operated, and woman-owned law firm is dedicated to listening to you and guiding you through any legal situation, no matter how difficult. Each one of our talented women is mentored by the lead attorney, Kate Kelso, as they pursue their dreams of practicing law professionally. Our team has been brought together by a passion for helping others, especially those in marginalized communities with less access to resources and fewer opportunities. That’s why we make it our goal to provide affordable and attainable legal guidance for everyone. We’re excited to get to know you and help you through your legal journey at K. Kelso Law.

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KATE KELSO, ESQ.

CHIEF LEGAL COUNSEL

BIOGRAPHY

Kate is a California bar-certified attorney with more than seven years experience currently operating an eponymous law practice: The Law Offices of K. Kelso.

Since graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., Kate, an ocean-minded South Florida native, consciously endeavors to hone her talents as a communicator, connecting with clients from diverse backgrounds and lifestyles. Through targeted community outreach and dedication to volunteerism, Kate developed the philosophy on which K. Kelso Law is based: To provide comprehensive custom estate plans that are individualized and compassionate, to empower every client through wills, trusts, and estate planning as they contemplate and arrange their future.

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown Law Center | Washington, D.C. | 2012

  • B.S, Arts, Communication and Romance Languages | University of North Carolina | Chapel Hill, NC | 2007

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CHARLOTTE THURANE

OFFICE MANAGER

BIOGRAPHY

Charlotte, our office manager, is an aspiring international human rights lawyer pulling inspiration from Amal Clooney, Molly Ivins and Dan Eldon. She is currently pursuing her degree in Global Studies and International Relations with a special interest in photojournalism. Charlotte is grounded with a blend of intellect, unwavering drive, ambition, and loyalty.

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Nanci Masada-Okawa

BOOKKEEPING AND BUSINESS STRATEGY

BIOGRAPHY

Nanci Masada-Okawa received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from California State University, Los Angeles. She obtained a M.B.A. with a focus in Finance from the Claremont Graduate University, graduating with Beta Gamma Sigma honors.


Ms. Masada-Okawa started her career at Scudder, Stevens & Clark, Inc., where she was a Senior Associate in the Reserve Asset Management Group. She then became a business valuation consultant at Deloitte & Touché LLP.


In 1998, Ms. Masada-Okawa joined Taco Bell Corporation in Irvine, CA as a Senior Business Planner in the Strategy and Business Analysis Group. She then joined OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions, and served as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Management Reporting and Analysis Group. 
 

After working for OptumHealth for seven years, Ms. Masada-Okawa left the corporate world. In 2014, she started Masada Financial Consulting to assist small businesses with bookkeeping, financial advice and business strategy. Ms. Okawa is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

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CAMILE EL-BAYAR

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

BIOGRAPHY

Camile is from Southern California and is currently finishing her degree in Engineering at Purdue. An athlete all her life, Camile was a Purdue cheerleader since her freshman year of college. Her goals as a future lawyer include working internationally and aiding those in lower income communities.

EDUCATION

  • Purdue University | West Lafayette, Indiana | BA Expected, 2022

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EVELYN PINO

FINANCIAL ASSISTANT

BIOGRAPHY

Evelyn has years of accounting experience. She is presently studying to be a lawyer, while managing bookkeeping and finance for K. Kelso Law, RLLP.

Whenever you call The Law Offices of K. Kelso Law, RLLP, our friendly team of future female attorneys, under the mentorship of Kate Kelso, Esq., will be more than happy to assist you with every legal need.

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OUR ADDRESS

17602 17th St Ste 102 PMB #507

Tustin, CA 92780

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Tel:  1 (888) 823-7756

Fax:  1 (714) 617-5115