Our Attorneys

  • Stephen R. Callister
  • Kirk O. Broberg
  • Adam Becker
  • Melanie J. Brown
  • Robert E. Whitesides

Admitted to California Bar, 1988, and United States Tax Court, 1992. Graduate of the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University (J.D., cum laude, 1987 early graduation) and Brigham Young University (B.A., 1985). Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association. Board member, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation. Served as member of Advisory Counsel of the Glendale Memorial Hospital Foundation. Former Chairman of the Los Angeles Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, an international legal society dedicated to the promotion of Judeo-Christian ethics in the practice of law.

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Admitted to California State Bar, 1993, and Idaho State Bar, 1995. Graduate of Georgetown University (LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, 1995); J Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University (J.D., cum laude, 1993); and Brigham Young University (B.S. in Accounting, cum laude, 1990). Law clerk for the Honorable Stephen J. Swift of the United States Tax Court, Washington, D.C., 1994-1995.

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Admitted to the California Bar, 2005 and Arizona Bar, 2003. Member of the American Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association. Graduate of Georgetown University (LL.M. in Taxation with emphasis in Estate Planning, 2004); J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University (J.D., 2003); and Brigham Young University (double major in economics and Russian, 2000). Experience in estate planning, business and transactional work, tax planning, probate, post-death administration, and charitable foundations.

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Admitted to the California Bar, 2010, and New York Bar, 2013. Staff attorney in the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition, 2010-1013. Graduate of Columbia Law School (J.D., 2010; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) and Brigham Young University (B.A. in English, summa cum laude, 2003). Served as executive articles editor for the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts. Current member of the J. Reuben Clark Society and former Northeast Region Representative to the Student Chapters Board and Columbia Chapter President. Former textbook and magazine editor.

Email Melanie@callisterlawfirm.com

Of Counsel. Admitted to the California Bar, 1989. Graduate of Seattle University School of Law (J.D., 1986) and University of Utah (B.A., 1983). Background in probate and post-death trust administrations; organizing and managing business operations with emphasis on import/export and international trade, including the formation of Hong Kong, Belgium and Netherlands private companies; Isle of Man private trusts and foundations; joint ventures and real estate partnerships in China.

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