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Teal M. Schoonover

TEAL M. SCHOONOVER  joined Ferruzzo & Ferruzzo in May, 2017 as a Legal Intern. Teal was assigned wills, trusts, advanced healthcare directives, durable power of attorneys, quitclaim deeds, and other ancillary estate planning documents to review for clients. She also processed trust administration documents, including death of trustee affidavits, date of death value forms, SS-4 applications, California Probate Code Section 16061.7 notifications, and beneficiary distribution and researched and drafted legal memoranda on issues of trust administration and tax, contract, and corporate law.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning, Trusts & Wills
  • Estate, Probate & Trust Administration
  • Estate, Probate & Trust Litigation

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 2017


Juris Doctor Pepperdine University School of Law, May 2017

Study abroad: Pepperdine University in Lausanne, Switzerland

Professional Associations and Memberships

Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, Historian

Certificate in Dispute Resolution

Pepperdine Negotiation Advocacy Competition Team

Community Justice Clinic

Women’s Legal Association

The Graphic, Newspaper Staff Writer

Delta Gamma Fraternity, Director of Fundraising