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Meet the Attorneys at Sakamoto & Ruelas, APC


At Sakamoto & Ruelas, APC, we can help you ensure that your family, home, and other assets are protected should the unexpected occur. With over 25 years of combined estate-focused experience, we understand the importance of proper estate planning and administration.

Our firm is owned by two experienced estate planning attorneys. Partner Sophia Kim Sakamoto has over 15+ years of experience in estate planning, trust administration, probate and business law. In addition, her background in trust and civil litigation, business, contract, and real estate law gives her clients the added benefit of drafting a complete and customized estate plan that best suits their individual needs. To find out more regarding Ms. Sakamoto, click her name below.

Partner Stephanie L. Ruelas brings a wealth of experience to the firm, having practiced exclusively in the area of probate law since the inception of her legal career in 2012. Ms. Ruelas is skilled in all areas of Wills and Trusts law, including the areas of estate planning, decedent’s estates, trust administration, conservatorships, guardianships and probate litigation. To find out more regarding Ms. Ruelas, click her name below.

In addition to the firm’s founding partners, Associate Attorney Shabnam Pourghorban joined Sakamoto & Ruelas, APC in early 2022. Ms. Pourghorban has been an invaluable member of the team, primarily focusing on the administration of decedent’s estates and the trust administration process. To find out more regarding Ms. Pourghorban, click her name below.

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Let us help you create the most important plan. Call our Orange County office today and set up a free initial consultation. You can reach us at 714-598-3723 to speak with a qualified California estate planning and probate attorney.