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Practice Areas

  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    41 years
  2. Trusts: 25%
    41 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
    41 years
  4. Probate: 25%
    41 years



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

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Contact Info

BettyJane Champlin

260 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


CANot eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)197408/18/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
John D. Fackler Prize in DebateThe College of Wooster1969
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
High School TeacherWillow Glen HS San Jose Unified School District2004 - 2007
Visiting ProfessorKyonggi University, Seoul Republic of Korea1998 - 1998
Adjunct ProfessorChapman University1997 - 1998
Adjunct ProfessorWestern State University College of Law1996 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CA Trusts and Estates SectionN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
American Comparative Literature Ass'nPaper on Henry James delivered at Yale University2000
Conference ProceedingsPaper on William Faulkner delivered at the Internat'l Conference of Feminist Literature, Global Outlook on Gender Issues in Bangkok, Thailand1999
Conference ProceedingsPaper on Henry David Thoreau delivered at the International Conference of International Perspectives on English Studies, American Studies and Cultural Studies in Asia in the Pacific Era1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman UniversityEnglish LIteratureMA - Masters with Honors1996
UC Hastings COLLawJD1972
Coll of WoosterSpeech-EnglishBA Summa Cum Laude1969
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Y2000 Global Conference on Buddhism in the Face of the Third MillenniumFlying Clouds: Buddhism in America2000
National Radio Corp of SingaporeLegal Ethics and Conflice Resolution2000
CA Legal Secretaries Ass'n Annual MeetingLegal Ethics, Law and Literature2000
State Bar of California Annual MeetingLegal Ethics, Law and Literature1997
Chapman University CommencementAcceptance of Honorary Doctorate for Daw Aung San Sui Kyi of Burma1997