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Cordia Lynn Farrell

Cordia Lynn Farrell

Probate, Trust & Estates Litigation
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate ...
  • California
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C L Farrell, a Southern California native, joined the Sandoval Legacy Group in 2023 after five years as an associate attorney in San Bernardino. Specializing in general civil law, she established her Inland Empire practice, aiding small businesses, families, and individuals in estate planning, trust administration, and litigation. A meticulous attorney, C L also supports clients in enforcing civil judgments and offers contract drafting and review services, including real estate transactions.

Trained in alternate dispute resolution, C L serves as a mediator for probate, trusts, and estate disputes through the Riverside County Bar Association. She held key roles in the San Bernardino County Bar Association's Fee Arbitration Program and served as Judge Pro Tem for Family Law and Small Claims cases in the San Bernardino County Superior Court. Additionally, she mediates civil law disputes assigned by the same court.

C L's legal journey began with an English Literary Criticism & Theory degree from San Francisco State University in 1979. She earned her Juris Doctor in 1982 from Golden Gate University School of Law and subsequently became the Head of Reference at the San Bernardino County Law Library in 1985.

In 2009, C L played a pivotal role in creating the Fiduciary Management Certificate Program at the University of California, Riverside Extension, serving as an Advisory Board Member and Instructor. She also established the Osborne-Whelan Endowed Rugby Academic Scholarship at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2010, where she chairs the Advisory Committee.

Beyond her professional life, C L explores Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal, studies Irish Gaelic, and engages in genealogical research. Her passion for sailing and witnessing the Aurora Borealis phenomenon enrich her personal pursuits.

Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. (1983) | Law
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California State University - San Francisco State University
B.A. (1979) | English
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Professional Experience
Sandoval Legacy Group, a division of Holstrom, Block & Parke, APLC
- Current
Senior Probate Litigation Attorney
Thompson & Colegate LLP
Mediator, Probate, Trusts and Estates
Riverside County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Services
Founding Shareholder, Senior Attorney
Law Offices of C L Farrell, P.C.
Co-Designer, Professional Fiduciary Certificate Program
University of California Riverside Extension
Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Certificate Program
University of California Riverside Extension
Distinguished Peer Review Rated
Dean’s List (multiple years)
Florida International University
Professional Associations
San Bernardino County Bar Association
Activities: Former Chair, Attorney-Client Fee Arbitration
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Riverside County Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Dispute Resolution Services Mediator
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California State Bar  # 132882
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 132882
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Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Elder Law
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Real Estate Law
Residential Real Estate
Additional Practice Area
  • Trust & Estates Litigation
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Sandoval Legacy Group
Sandoval Legacy Group Blog
Contact & Map
Sandoval Legacy Group, a division of Holstrom Block & Parke, APLC
4300 Latham Street
Riverside, CA 92501
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Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 3 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed