Erica K. Chretien
Erica is the firm’s Trusts and Estates senior paralegal who drafts the firm’s estate plan packages as well as handles the probate and trust administration cases. Along with her estate plan drafting experience, Erica also has extensive civil litigation and general business experience. Erica began her career at a large firm in Sacramento and worked on several high profile civil and federal cases before relocating to the East Bay. Throughout her tenure, Erica assisted many small business owners with formation and governance, including the annual winners of the Downtown Sacramento Foundation’s Calling All Dreamers competition. Since joining Avedikian Law, Erica has focused on creating personal, custom estate plans for the firm’s clients and assisting in all aspects of trust administration and probate cases.
· Paralegal Certificate, University of California, Davis
· B.A., English and Creative Writing, University of California, Davis
Yishra was born and raised in the Bay Area and currently resides in Concord with her husband and two children. Prior to joining Avedikian Law, Yishra worked as a legal assistant in a personal injury law firm for nearly 12 years. She received her undergraduate degree from California State University, East Bay and hopes to one day go to law school. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading and volunteering at her children’s school.
· B.A., Criminal Justice, California State University, East Bay, 2012