Diedre Wachbrit Braverman

Diedre Wachbrit Braverman

Boulder, Colorado

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Elder Law
  • Business Planning

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law, California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • California


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • Law Journal: Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, Chair
  • University of California, Irvine, California
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: First in Class

Published Works

  • The Parents’ Guide to Protecting Great Kids
  • The Family Asset Protection Guide
  • Family Business Survival Guide


  • Teaching Fellow, Southern California Institute
  • Tax strategies and estate planning for new residents of California, Amgen corporation, 2004 - 2006
  • Legal Planning For Young Families, WealthCounsel attorneys, Scottsdale, AZ, 2005 - Present
  • Teacher, Estate Planning 101, WealthCounsel attorneys, 2006 - Present
  • Breastfeeding and the Law, La Leche League national conference, Washington D.C., 2005 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • One of the Nation’s Leading Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Wealth Counsel, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Member
  • Ventura Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Boulder Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • McKinsey & Company, Senior Associate
  • Sullivan & Cromwell, Associate
  • Kirkland & Ellis, Associate


  • Phi Beta Kappa