Estelle & Kennedy, APLC, A Professional Law Corporation is a full-service law firm committed to providing exceptional legal service, superior skill, tireless tenacity, and integrity beyond reproach.
The above mission statement encapsulates and summarizes the high professional standard maintained by attorneys, Michael L. Kennedy, Brandy Estelle, and all Estelle & Kennedy, APLC, staff. Clients frequently express their pleasure and satisfaction with their accessibility, professionalism and results. Estelle & Kennedy, APLC believes that every client is important and every case deserves priority treatment. Whether the client’s case involves family law, civil litigation (contracts, nuisance), water & mineral rights, easements & right of ways, labor/employment law, State Personnel Board action/adverse action, administrative law proceedings, immigration law, business law, entertainment contracts and disputes, criminal defense, estate planning (trusts/wills), conservatorship/guardianship, probate, or State and Federal appeals, Estelle & Kennedy, APLC provides superior service while always placing the client’s interest first.
Attorney Michael L. Kennedy, embodies a wide-range of experience that, coupled with keen legal knowledge and unparalleled skill, gives him a significant advantage in achieving results for his clients. His diverse background includes both public and private sector employment; eight years of employment as a peace officer for the California Youth Authority; corporate ownership of a retail store chain and manufacturer of several nationally known products. In addition, in 2001 he founded Child Support Liberation, Inc., a powerful father’s rights paralegal firm dedicated to assisting fathers to achieve legal equality through the courts concerning issues of child custody, visitation, paternity.
Michael L. Kennedy’s academic background includes an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Riverside, and a Juris Doctor degree from Newport University College of Law. His education and diverse experience has helped shape his view of justice and uniquely qualifies him to provide strong and effective client representation in the areas of transactions, real estate, family law, criminal defense, probate, and state and federal appeals.
Attorney Brandy Estelle, also embodies a wide-range of experience that, coupled with keen legal knowledge and unparalleled skill, gives her a significant advantage in achieving results for her clients as well. Her extensive background in the practice of law includes over nineteen years of legal work in both public law and private practice. Her extensive background in real estate includes over sixteen years as a real estate broker.
Brandy Estelle’s academic background includes undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Rhetoric from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Her education from these prestigious universities, followed by years of private practice legal work, coupled with her diverse experience in public service with Public Counsel, the Western Law Center for Disability Rights, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, has also helped shape her view of justice and uniquely qualifies her to provide strong client representation in the areas of transactions, real estate (including easements and right of ways), family law, criminal defense, probate, estate planning, civil litigation, contracts law, landlord/tenant relations, entertainment, business law, and state and federal court appeals.
In 2001, Attorney Estelle was admitted to the State Bar of California and to practice in the United States District Court, Central District of California. She later gained admission into the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits, Second Appellate District, and in April 2008, Attorney Estelle was duly admitted as an Attorney and Counsellor of the Supreme Court of the United States.
She currently serves on the Executive Board of the Loyola Law School Board of Governors, as supervisor of the Helen Willis Legal Eagles Free Legal Clinic, and as a leadership council member of the LMU Black Alumni Chapter. Brandy values her relationships with her many mentees and enjoys participating in the St. Francis Center Attorneys For Others feed the homeless program and other volunteer work.
Danielle K. Little, a former prosecutor, has gained diverse experience in many areas including, civil litigation, appellate and writ practice, personal injury, labor and employment, civil rights, criminal defense, premises liability, government employee rights, consumer law, and insurance defense.
Attorney Little graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Ecology (emphasis in Criminology, Law and Society) and received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. After practicing law in New York, Ms. Little took the California Bar Exam and was admitted on her first attempt in 2005. Ms. Little is also admitted to practice law in the Central and Northern Districts of California as well as the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Besides her family, Ms. Little’s other passion is writing and in 2004, she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Non-Fiction.
Attorney Little is a fierce, aggressive advocate of clients’ rights, and works tirelessly to apply her knowledge of and passion for the law on behalf of her clients.
Jackie Abellada graduated cum laude from University of California – Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 2003. She worked at a bankruptcy firm for a year before undertaking her formal legal studies at Fordham University School of Law in 2004, thereafter, receiving her Juris Doctor degree in 2007. Since then, she has worked and volunteered at various non-profit organizations, including the AIDS Legal Referral Panel in San Francisco, California; the Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles, California; and the Children’s Law Center in LosAngeles, California. She has also worked at small private practice firms in Los Angeles County. She has experience in family law, juvenile dependency law, contracts, and civil litigation. She enjoys legal research, legal writing, yoga, and her adorable pup.
Attorney Kavita Sadana has been practicing law since 2006 and is an experienced litigator. She is a former Riverside County Deputy Public Defender and has also worked under several high profile criminal, immigration and family law attorneys in San Diego and Los Angeles. Ms. Sadana is a zealous advocate for her clients and will strive to achieve the best results for them, whether through settlement or trial. She also strives to make clients feel at ease by explaining the law and their options to them in a manner that is easier to process.
Attorney Sadana has an undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of California, San Diego and a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.
Attorney David Huynh has a resume that showcases a breadth of experience, ranging from working with one of the nation’s largest financial services companies to some of the premiere estate planning and asset protection law firms in Southern California. A resourceful and client-focused attorney, David is passionate about guiding his clients through difficult legal issues and assisting them in achieving their goals.
David graduated cum laude from Chapman University with a Bachelors of Arts in Legal Studies in 2004. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law in 2007. His areas of practice include estate planning, trusts, and probate, business law, family law, and general litigation.
Attorney Lindsey N. Alverson, was admitted to the State Bar of California and to practice in the United States District Court, Central District of California in July 2017. Since being admitted, Ms. Alverson has practiced primarily in the area of Family Law. In addition, she also has more than 10 years of experience in the title and escrow industry. Her extensive knowledge of real property issues is an asset to her practice in the area of Family Law. Attorney Alverson is driven with the desire to assist her clients in reaching their desired outcome through straight forward communication and zealous advocacy.
Attorney Alverson obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from California State University, Northridge in 2010. Attorney Alverson graduated summa cum laude from the University of La Verne, College of Law where she was a member of Law Review and managing editor of the Journal of Law, Business & Ethics.
Attorney Suppa practices in the areas of contract law, real estate, civil litigation and civil rights, corporate formation and business development, criminal defense, entertainment, family law and estate planning. A professional negotiator and advocate for people in crisis, Mr. Suppa was admitted to practice law in California in 2000. He earned his Juris Doctorate as a Merit Scholar from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1999. As a member of the Psi Chi National Honors Society, he earned his BA in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in ’95 where he served as the Associated Student Body President of LMU. As a student activist and Public Information Officer for the American Red Cross, Mr. Suppa was the recipient of the Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan and Sister Raymound McKay Service and Leadership Awards.
After admission to the State Bar, Attorney Suppa served as Legal Administrator for Universal Pictures, Inc. from 2000 to 2002, before becoming a Vice President of LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 company from 2002 to 2007, where he taught investment property real estate tax law to other attorneys and CPAs. The following decade by age 46, Attorney Suppa appeared on misdemeanor and felony criminal cases throughout California. As a child advocate, he has practiced in the juvenile and family court systems.
Most recently, in the civil litigation arena, Attorney Suppa successfully represented over twenty (20) families against Pacific Gas and Electric in connection with the devastating 2018 Campfire in Paradise, California. Over two years of work culminated in a $13.5 billion settlement against PG&E, resulting in a substantial recovery for his clients.
Attorney Suppa now proudly joins Estelle & Kennedy APLC to head their third California office in Orange County at the Mission Viejo location. He remains a committed advocate for people in crisis and always seeks to negotiate in good faith on behalf of his clients in his fields of practice, providing value and seeking justice.
Attorney Corysa Martinez is experienced and versed in many areas of law practice, including labor and employment, insurance defense, consumer law, business law, general civil litigation, family law, and criminal defense. Raised and educated in the Inland Empire, she prides herself on delivering quality legal service to her community.
Corysa obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in 2012 and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California in 2015. While practicing law, and to further her skills and knowledge, she obtained a Master’s degree in tax law from Loyola Law School in 2019.
Corysa is a devoted family member and mother to her little boy. She is passionate and driven, with a strong ethic for civic duty and leadership. She currently serves as a City Council Member for the City of Montclair and volunteers for local organizations benefitting our seniors, veterans, and youth.