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Konstantine "Kosta" Demiris
Kosta has a wealth of experience in all aspects of litigation. He has tried hundreds of cases through trial, which include cases involving trust, estate, probate, conservatorship, guardianship, elder abuse and fraud, real property and HOAs, family law, dependency, criminal law, and unlawful detainer matters. He has successfully settled cases where he was able to get multi-million dollar settlements for his clients. He has prevailed at trial, won various discovery motions, and obtained sanctions and attorney fee awards against opponents.
Kosta has consistently been recognized in California Super Lawyers as a Rising Star over the past five-years in a row, a distinction given to less than 2.5% of the attorneys in the state.
Chris has practiced exclusively in probate matters for the entirety of his legal career, with a focus on contested conservatorship, trust and estates, and financial elder abuse litigation. Chris has independently handled dozens of probate litigation cases from start to finish, navigating complex issues such as capacity, property rights, and breach of fiduciary duty. Chris enjoys finding creative solutions to disputes to benefit his clients. Chris has trial and mediation experience, and has successfully resolved a broad variety of cases.
Chris is especially passionate about conservatorships, and has represented persons on all sides of the conservatorship process, including both lay and professional conservators, concerned family members, and proposed conservatees via court appointment, and understands the unique issues and challenges in these cases from every perspective.
Sean comes to the Demiris Law Firm as an experienced litigator with four years of seasoning in complex commercial litigation matters, and he is familiar with all aspects of trial practice, including discovery disputes, summary judgment motions, trials and alternative dispute resolution.
Sean worked directly with the managing partner of his prior firm on numerous complicated matters, including insurance subrogation lawsuits, corporate dissolutions, minority shareholder actions, major personal injury matters and discovery master proceedings. During his time there, he also served as a founding member of the firm’s technology committee, spearheading the modernization of the firm’s technology infrastructure, communications and business practices.
Constance “Tippy” Figuers joined the Demiris Law Firm in 2017 and has handled a variety of assignments including probate administration, conservatorships, and trust matters. She has previous experience in family law and juvenile dependency and often deals with crossover family/probate issues. She has in the past worked with the Moderate Means panel of the local bar association in order to give back to the community and assist low income litigants obtain legal representation.
Heather T. Gee
Heather T. Gee, joined the Demiris Law Firm in 2018 as an associate attorney in our Walnut Creek office. Heather assists clients in probate matters, trust matters, and conservatorship proceedings.
Heather obtained her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2014, where she participated in the external moot court program, maintained a judicial clerkship in Santa Clara County, and was an intern with the District Attorney’s office in Alameda County, Consumer and Environmental Protection Division.
Moonhwan “Moon” Kim is an associate attorney at the Demiris Law Firm, P.C. and works in the firm’s litigation division on conservatorships, trust and estate matters, and settlement negotiations.
Moon is professionally very well-established internationally. Before joining the Demiris Law Firm, P.C., Moon served in the Military and Congress in South Korea. As a first lieutenant, Moon served in the Korean Air Force for 4-years. Moon was also a staff advisor for the Vice-Speaker’s Office of the National Assembly of South Korea for 3-years.
Michael Alexander Schreiber
Senior Litigation Counsel
Michael is an experienced litigator who joined Demiris Law Firm after litigating hundreds of cases as an attorney with two boutique law firms in San Francisco. Michael has practiced throughout California in state and federal courts, and he has handled cases in a diverse set of practice areas from start to finish. Michael’s practice areas have included catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, business litigation, real estate, civil rights, landlord/tenant, and elder abuse. He has experience and familiarity with all phases of litigation including pre-trial investigation, discovery, expert discovery, summary judgment, ADR, trial, and post-trial law and motion.