Press Release: Nationally Recognized Law Firm Forms “Of Counsel” Relationship with KRASA LAW

Wealth Strategies Counsel and Jeffrey R. Matsen, One of the Nation’s ”Top 100 Attorneys” according to Worth Magazine, has formed an “Of Counsel” relationship with the Pacific Grove firm of KRASA LAW.

July, 2010
Pacific Grove, California
Kyle A. Krasa of KRASA LAW, a Pacific Grove, California Estate Planning Law Firm, is happy to announce that Nationally Recognized Estate and Business Planning Attorney, Jeffrey R. Matsen  and his Orange County, California firm, Wealth Strategies Counsel  (WSC) of Bohm, Matsen, Kegel, & Aguilera LLP, are “Of Counsel” to KRASA LAW.  This relationship provides KRASA LAW with additional resources and prestige associated with Attorney Matsen and his firm, ultimately increasing the services to clients with Estate, Business and Asset Protection Planning as well as the ability to provide Offshore services.
Attorney Kyle A. Krasa is a native of the Monterey Peninsula.  He provides clients with personal, compassionate, and thorough legal services in the practice areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law / Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection, and Probate / Estate Administration.  He is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.  Kyle is known for his Client-centered, holistic approach and for his ability to explain complex legal principles into easy-to-understand “plain English.”  His clients’ testimonials, which can be found on his website at, describe him as patient, kind, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to work with.
Attorney Jeffrey R. Matsen’s knowledge, professionalism, responsiveness and integrity have vaulted him to the top of his field culminating in his designation by Worth magazine as one of “America’s Top 100 Attorneys”, by Los Angeles Magazine as one of California’s “Super Lawyers”. The Nationally Renowned Attorney Rating Service, ‘AVVO’ has rated Mr. Matsen a perfect “10/10 Superb” and he has continued to achieve the highest “AV rating” and has been designated a “Preeminent Lawyer” by the only other prestigious attorney rating directory, Martindale Hubble. He is internationally recognized in the areas of Asset Protection, International Trusts and Offshore Business Entity Formation and has a myriad of world-wide legal, financial and business connections.
Matsen is the founding partner of Wealth Strategies Counsel (WSC), the Estate Planning and Business Transactions Department of the Orange County California premier law firm of Bohm, Matsen, Kegel & Aguilera, LLP with offices in Orange County California, Chicago, Honolulu, Salt Lake City, Boise Idaho, New York City and now, Pacific Grove/Monterey/Carmel, California.  With over 35 years of experience, WSC handles complex and sophisticated asset protection, estate and business planning matters locally, nationally and internationally.  WSC serves a variety of clients by providing solutions they can count on and advisors they can trust.  WSC make certain that their client’s wishes are not only being fulfilled, but that they are sound and tax advantaged.
Both KRASA LAW and WSC are members of Wealth Counsel (WC), a national association of Estate Planning attorneys and a leading provider of tools and intelligence to the Estate Planning community. It provides its member attorneys with back office technology solutions and continuing legal education that keeps them on the leading edge of professional knowledge and engages the attorney membership in a collaborative network where each attorney can exchange ideas and problem solve. There are over 1000 member attorneys nationally in Wealth Counsel, including many of the leading Estate Planning practitioners in the country. Attorney Matsen has presented continuing legal education through WC and continually collaborates with other WC attorneys, which is how the two firms became associated and began working on mutual cases together.
“I am excited to be affiliated with KRASA LAW and value Kyle’s opinions and ideas!  The decision to join KRASA LAW on an ‘Of Counsel’ basis was made after considerable due diligence and concluding it is a very professional and outstanding firm. Our combined expertise and resources provide a strategic advantage to our mutual clients,” stated Jeffrey R. Matsen, Founding Partner, Wealth Strategies Counsel.
Kyle A. Krasa, of KRASA LAW said, “I am honored to have Jeff and Wealth Strategies Counsel as my ‘Of Counsel.’  In this complex legal climate, it is important to be able to exchange ideas and brainstorm about various legal strategies in order to make sure all clients receive the best legal services possible.  Being able to collaborate with a prestigious and knowledgeable attorney such as Jeff, and to have a large, “big city” law firm and its sophisticated staff as a “back office,” is invaluable and is another way to provide value-added service to my clients.”
Jeffrey R. Matsen of Wealth Strategies Counsel helps his clients structure their personal and business assets in the best way possible to preserve, protect, and transfer them in the most efficient and tax saving manner.
Kyle A. Krasa, of KRASA LAW, takes a warm, personal, and guiding approach to assisting clients in the areas of Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Trust, Probate, and Medi-Cal Planning.
Kyle A. Krasa, Esq.
704-D Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, California  93950
831-920-0205 (Phone)
831-274-8224 (Fax)
Ty Mangrum, Executive Director
Wealth Strategies Counsel
695 Town Center Drive Suite 700  Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 714.384.6500
Fax: 714.384.6551
Jeffrey R. Matsen, Esq.
Wealth Strategies Counsel
695 Town Center Drive Suite 700  Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 714.384.6500
Fax: 714.384.6551