Attorney Profile

Stephanie M. Manis


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STEPHANIE M. MANIS is an associate attorney with Kenneth E. Devore & Associates in Westlake Village.  The firm specializes in estate planning, probate, trust administration, conservatorships, and elder law.  Ms. Manis has experience drafting estate plans for clients as well as handling matters relating to trust administration and probate proceedings.  Additionally, Ms. Manis has prior experience in the areas of small business and corporate law. 

Stephanie Manis is a member of the Ventura County Bar Association and the Conejo Valley Estate Planning Council.

Ms. Manis earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University, where she graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors.  She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where she worked on the Entertainment Law Review as a staff writer.  While attending Loyola Law School, Ms. Manis also served as a Certified Law Student with the Youth Justice Education Clinic.  As a member of this clinic, she represented juveniles in obtaining services such as Individual Education Plans and Regional Center services. 


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor
  • Loyola Marymount University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: with Departmental Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations

  • Ventura County Bar Association, Member
  • Conejo Valley Estate Planning Council, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration
  • Conservatorships
  • Elder Law