San Diego Attorney Anne Rudolph

Anne M. Rudolph is a Shareholder focusing in Probate and Trust Administration, Probate and Trust Litigation, Conservatorship, Appeals, and Charitable Family Foundations. Anne is the Chair of the Firm’s Appellate Section. 

Anne has earned a reputation as a smart and diligent advocate for her clients. She is a caring and determined presence as she works to help clients resolve their legal matters. Anne’s knowledge of the law and ability to navigate the sometimes complex and emotional issues are both valuable and reassuring. Anne values and pursues excellent client relations, the highest levels of professionalism, and integrity in all aspects of her practice.

Anne received her law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law where she graduated in the top 5% of her class.  She has been a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law since 2013. She has also been named a Top Rated Estate and Trust Litigation Attorney by San Diego Super Lawyers® since 2018, an honor that is reserved for the top 5% of attorneys in California. She is a frequent speaker on legal ethics issues that arise in the fields of trusts, estate planning, and probate.

Anne is a San Diego native with extensive ties to the local community.

In her off time, Anne enjoys traveling, spending time with her dogs, playing golf, reading and crossword puzzles.  She is a fan of classical music and regularly attends concerts of the San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Music Society and Mainly Mozart.

“Trust and probate law often presents complex and interesting issues. By specializing in this area, we can provide expertise in an area of law that is growing rapidly. Our cases often involve families, so it’s important to me to be compassionate and understanding of the family dynamics as well as the legal issues at stake.”


  • Joined firm in 2008
  • BA, University of California at San Diego
  • JD with Highest Honors, University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • Member of the Order of the Coif, Oklahoma Chapter

Affiliations & Accolades

  • California Bar – member since 1999
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since 2013
  • San Diego County Bar Association
    • Vice-Chair, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section, 2017
    • Legal Ethics Committee, 2015 to 2018
  • Probate Attorneys of San Diego
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
    • Co-Chair, 2018 Golf Tournament
    • Co-Chair, Fund for Justice Committee, 2012 to 2014
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association
  • California Lawyers Association, Executive Committee of the Trusts & Estates Section (TEXCOM), Volunteer
  • Super Lawyers®, Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in San Diego, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

Representative Cases


  • “Tips of the Trade: North to Alaska for an Ante-Mortem Probate,” California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, Vol. 26, Issue 4, 2020
  • “A Lawyer Is a Lawyer Is a Lawyer,” California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, Vol. 25, Issue 1, 2019


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