Collins Law Group
Founder and Managing Attorney
Attorney Caprice L. Collins is the Founder of the Collins Law Group, a Professional Corporation and its Managing Attorney. She is a Harvard Law School Graduate with over forty (40) years of experience in representing individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Greater Los Angeles in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Business Formations. She is also a licensed Financial Advisor, Insurance Agent, and Real Estate Broker which enables her to devise powerful plans to protect family wealth.
As a Los Angeles native, she feels an intense passion to help the members of the community and their families and legacies.
Attorney Collins is in high demand as a live and remote speaker and for radio and television appearances providing education and motivation to interested audiences. See below for specific organizations.
Attorney Collins is also the author of The Ultimate Caregiver Guide: How to Provide the Best Possible Care for Loved Ones and Yourself in Los Angeles.
Education and Expertise:
Attorney Collins is a second-generation native of Los Angeles having received her formative education from the Los Angeles Unified School District (Audubon Jr. High and Dorsey High School). She received her Bachelor of Arts from University of California at Irvine majoring in Comparative Culture. Attorney Collins’ professional passion is communicating the importance of Estate Planning and serving clients who want to protect themselves and their families. She is a strong advocate that ‘Minority Wealth Matters’ in Black and Brown communities and provides regular free educational events including monthly webinars presented to public audiences and through events sponsored by community organizations. See “Black Wealth Matters” section of the firm website for more information or click here.
Videos Featuring Caprice Collins:
Problems with Joint Tenancy
Probate and Costs
Simple Wills = Probate Court
Qualifying for Medi-Cal & Recovery
What is Conservatorship?
Planning before Alzheimer’s & Incapacity
What is a HCPOA?
What’s the Difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
Attorney Caprice L. Collins has earned a “Superb 10” rating from Avvo.com for her outstanding reputation for superior services to her clients and the high regard by her peers.
Avvo.com is an online legal services marketplace that provides lawyer referrals and access to a database of legal information to the general public. The Avvo Rating helps people find the best attorney for their needs. Attorney Collins has also earned ‘The Clients Choice Award’ for successive years due to outstanding client testimonials. The rating is a number on a 0-10 scale with a 10-rated lawyer garnering the title of Superb.
FIRST BLACK MEMBER OF THE AAEPA
The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys was established in 1992 by Armstrong & Fisch, one of the most successful estate planning law firms in the country. After providing two decades of superior estate planning guidance and advice to thousands of legal clients, the firm decided to share their methods and practices with attorneys nationwide. Attorney Collins was the first African American attorney becoming a member in 2003 and has been elevated by her membership in the ‘Peak Performers Program’ from 2010-2019.
ATTORNEY CAPRICE L. COLLINS SPEAKS AT THE 8TH ANNUAL “IT’S ALL ABOUT ME” WOMEN HEALTH CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS EXPO – OCTOBER 21ST, 2022
Attorney Caprice L. Collins had the honor of being the Keynote Speaker at Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes’ 8th Annual “It’s All About Me” Women’s Health Conference and Business Expo. The event theme was, “Raising the Bar on Healthy Choices” as part of the month-long National Breast Cancer Awareness campaign to educate the community, not just about breast cancer awareness but women’s overall health. Attorney Collins gave two important presentations on “The 5 costly Mistakes of Estate Planning.” She was also a keynote speaker on “How to Achieve a Successful Wealth Transfer.” Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes awarded her a Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of the City of Carson that honors the hard work, commitment, and success of Attorney Caprice Collins and The Collins Law Group in her community.
SUPER LAWYER OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 2015-2022
Being selected to Super Lawyers is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, Attorney Collins has continually earned the respect of her peers as one of the top-rated attorneys, in the nation in the area of Estate Planning.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK SOCIAL WORKERS – 50TH ANNIVERSARY – HONOREE: ATTORNEY CAPRICE L. COLLINS
November 10th, 2018
The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., comprised of people of African ancestry, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research. Attorney Collins was honored as a community partner in her support of the goals of the association.
NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK – VANGUARD AWARD – 2014
Selected by an acclaimed list of academics, artists, civic organizations and leaders, Attorney Collins was presented with NAN’s Vanguard Award. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.
CALL TONI: KTLK AM 1150 – YEAR END WRAP UP – BEST OF 2012
Attorney Collins was selected as The “Best” of the guests interviewed by prominent realtor Toni Patillo on her KTLK AM 1150 Real Estate Radio Program. The show discussed the importance of having an Estate Plan for those who own Real Estate and other substantial assets who want to transfer what they’ve worked for all their lives to their loved ones without delay, problems and court involvement.
LA FOCUS – A LOOK AT L.A.’S TOP BLACK LAWYERS – 2007
Attorney Collins was honored in the LA FOCUS October 2007 edition for being a leader in Estate Planning, News, Information and Services. Listed as a “Protector”, she was noted for her work in the community for helping to teach people the importance of preserving their wealth.
WOMAN OF THE YEAR – 2006
The California Assembly honored remarkable women who have made sufficient contributions to their respective Assembly districts. Attorney Collins was honored for her accomplishments of raising $2.5 million in charitable contributions through the preparation of clients’ plans.
Organizations Caprice is Affiliated with:
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (“AAEPA”)
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
Alzheimer’s Association LA
Inglewood Park Cemetery
National Association of Women Business Owners
Speaking Engagements and Television Appearances:
The following are some of the organizations Attorney Collins has spoken to on behalf of Estate Planning Issues.
8th Annual “It’s All About Me” Women Health Conference and Business Expo (Keynote Speaker)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
The American Association of Retired Persons
American Heart Association
American Society of Women Accountants
Crenshaw Christian Center & Faithful Central Bible Church
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Minority Apartment Owners Association of Los Angeles
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association of University Women
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Philippine American Society of Certified Public Accountants
Winning with Deborah
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
Testimonials for Caprice Collins:
– Saida H.
“Ms. Collins and her team have earned my trust and respect. They were professional, paid special attention to the details and made me feel like family. It is truly reassuring to know that my and I won’t be on our own…”
– Patricia R.
“I dreaded getting a Living Trust done because I didn’t know what to expect. Now that my plan has been created by Attorney Caprice Collins, I have peace of mind. I am no longer worried that my family will b lost and wont know what to do. They now have an ally, the Collins Law Group.”
– Richard W. and Catherine W.
“We were attracted to Attorney Collins’ concern and commitment to the community, and her expertise. In our consultation, she skillfully demonstrated how to parcel out our estate, being mindful of our blended family. We had not even considered a strategy like the one she suggested, and it was perfect for our situation. More importantly, it was a decision that we could be proud of. Attorney Collins’ knowledge if distributing an estate in the fairest and most appropriate ways demonstrated her expertise.”
Photos Featuring Caprice L. Collins:
Co-Authored by Attorneys:
Caprice L. Collins
with Robert Armstrong and Sanford M. Fisch
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