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With decades of combined experience, the Talkov Law team is ready to assist you with your partition, real estate, family law, bankruptcy, and business concerns.

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Scott Talkov

Attorney / President

Scott Talkov is a real estate, business and bankruptcy litigation attorney in California and the President of Talkov Law. He is a former partner at one of the region’s oldest law firms. Scott graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law after completing his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Chris Kiernan

Attorney / Orange County Office Managing Attorney

Chris Kiernan is a real estate, business and bankruptcy litigation lawyer in Southern California and the Managing Attorney of the Orange County Office of Talkov Law. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia and the University of South Carolina at Columbia.

Attorney Colleen Sparks

Colleen Talkov

Attorney / Family Law Practice Group Chair

Colleen Talkov (Sparks) is a civil litigation and family law attorney in California serving clients from the Riverside Office of Talkov Law. She is a native of the Inland Empire of Southern California who attended Northern Arizona University and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from California Southern Law School.

Nick Moss

Nick Moss

Attorney / Partition Practice Chair

Nick Moss is an Attorney in the Los Angeles Office of Talkov Law where he focuses on civil litigation. He graduated from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law after completing his undergraduate degree at the University of California Los Angeles.

Ferdeza Zekiri

Ferdeza Zekiri

Attorney

Ferdeza Zekiri is an Attorney in the San Diego Office of Talkov Law where she focuses on civil litigation. She graduated from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law after completing her undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University.

Shantal Malmed

Summer Associate

Shantal is a Summer Associate with Talkov Law and a rising 3L at University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. Prior to joining Talkov Law, Shantal graduated summa cum laude in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Layla Ong

Layla Ong

Marketing Director / Recruitment Director

Layla Christian Ong is the Marketing Director at Talkov Law serving all of the firm’s offices in California. Layla completed a Digital Marketing Certificate at the University of California, San Diego after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.

Noor Haleem

Noor Haleem

Paralegal

Noor Haleem is a Paralegal and Legal Assistant with Talkov Law where she works on real estate, family law, business, and bankruptcy litigation. Noor graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Management and received her Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Cuyamaca College.

Megan Harris

Intake Director

Megan Harris is the Intake Director at Talkov Law, where she focuses on real estate, family law, business, and bankruptcy disputes and litigation. She graduated from the University of California, Davis with her B.A. in psychology and is currently a part time law student at Lincoln Law School in Sacramento.

Firm Administrator Madeline Smitherman

Madeline Smitherman

Firm Administrator

Madeline Smitherman is Talkov Law’s Firm Administrator. Madeline is in charge of the firm’s finances, administration, personnel, and business systems. She is currently attending Grand Canyon University where she is studying Government & Legal Studies.

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