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The Shoup Difference


Each member of the Shoup Legal Team is dedicated to providing everyone with a high level of personal service.

Shoup Legal was founded on the idea that visiting an attorney’s office should be a pleasant experience, not an uncomfortable one. We enjoy treating others the way we ourselves would like to be treated. Our clients become our friends and we become their trusted advisors.

Each member of the Shoup Legal Team is dedicated to providing everyone with a high level of personal service. Every situation is unique and we tailor our services to fit your specific legal needs. Our office focuses on delivering customized solutions to meet your Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Probate needs. Through in-depth discussions and counseling, we help our clients save taxes, reduce costs, and protect their families. We pride ourselves on making our clients feel comfortable discussing their sensitive and unique situations.

Please contact us and give us the opportunity to meet with you and earn your trust as our client. We offer flexible appointment times, including evening and weekend appointments, to meet your busy schedule.

Andrea K. Shoup

Managing Attorney

Andrea K. Shoup

Managing Attorney

Andrea Shoup is an experienced attorney specializing in Trusts, Wills, Trust Administration, and Probate law serving California. She is dedicated to providing the highest level of personalized service to her clients and understands this may be an unsure and difficult time. Andrea has been certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.

Andrea grew up on the California Central Coast, in San Luis Obispo County. In 2002, she earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Andrea decided to pursue a law degree and graduated Magna Cum Laude from California Western School of Law in 2006. While in law school, Andrea served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and was an officer of the Pro-Bono Honors Society.

Following law school, Andrea worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. As a felony trial attorney, Andrea was dedicated to ensuring justice was served in every case.

After leaving the District Attorney’s Office in 2012, she opened her own law practice and pursued a new career. She now focuses exclusively on Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Probate Administration. Andrea works diligently and attentively to ensure every case and situation is handled effectively and appropriately.

Andrea enjoys getting to know each client, their concerns, and their wishes in order to tailor a plan to best serve their needs. She takes pride in providing excellent and individualized attention to each client, helping them understand every step of the process. Andrea lives in Murrieta, California with her husband and their four children.

Contact Andrea today to discuss your unique situation.

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David A. Shoup

Owner

David Shoup spent eight years serving our country in the United States Marine Corps as an infantryman. He left active duty in 2012 to continue his education. After graduating with honors from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, David earned his Juris Doctor, graduating magna cum laude from California Western School of Law in San Diego.

David has a passion for veteran’s rights and mental health awareness and advocates for veterans and the struggles they face after returning from service.

David lives in Murrieta, California with his wife, Andrea, and their four children.

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Evan C. Page

Attorney

Evan C. Page

Attorney

Evan C. Page is licensed as an attorney by the State Bar of California and is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Evan has helped hundreds of clients by creating custom-tailored revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and other planning strategies. Evan has also represented clients with post-death administration of trusts and probate estates, as well as procedures for helping their loved ones who have become incapacitated.
Evan received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of California at Riverside. While in Law School, Evan earned honors including the Dean’s List and was the Feature Articles Editor of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law Consumer Law Review.

Quality individualized service is maintained throughout the estate planning process by Evan in his approach to designing the best legal package for each client. Evan truly enjoys meeting with clients and putting at ease any concerns they may have during the estate planning process.

​A native of Southern California, Evan grew up in Redlands, California, before attending law school in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduation from law school, Evan migrated back to Southern California to practice law. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, hiking, and spending time with his wife and two sons.

Omid J. Afati

Attorney

Omid J. Afati is a California State Licensed Attorney who focuses his practice on Estate Planning and Trust and Estate Litigation. Omid represents beneficiaries and trustees in lawsuits related to Trust and Will disputes, including financial elder abuse, suspension and removal of trustees, interpreting trust terms, and accountings. Through his litigation experience, Omid works with his clients to create custom tailored revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and other planning strategies that help keep families out of Probate Court.

Omid received his J.D. from California Western School of Law and a Bachelor of Science (Business) from University at Buffalo. While in law school, Omid co-created the Tax Law Society, which helped law students network with San Diego tax attorneys to learn more about tax law and its applications.

Outside of the office, Omid loves to spend his time outdoors, primarily sailing in the San Diego Bay. Omid has sailed to Catalina Island on multiple occasions and seeks to expand his adventures to Hawaii, Mexico, and even the Caribbean Islands.

Alasia Tana

Office Manager

Alasia Tana

Office Manager

Alasia graduated MSJC with an AA degree in social & behavioral sciences and communications. In 2020, she continued her education in completion of courses through Villanova University for strategic organizational leadership, organizational effectiveness, and HR Management.

Alasia joined the Shoup Legal team in 2020 as an Office Assistant and has grown into the position of Office Manager. You might speak to Alasia on the phone when you call into the office or see her in person when you come in. Alasia loves to meet and connect with our clients in person to put a face to a name and get to know them better.

She is a former student-athlete who played golf and collegiate softball. In her free time, you can find Alasia golfing, watching baseball, or exploring local breweries with her boyfriend. She is also an avid lover of mythology and video games.

Bailey Alworth

Trust Administration Assistant

Bailey Alworth

Trust Administration Assistant

Bailey joined Shoup Legal as an Office Assistant and quickly moved into the Paralegal position in the Trust Administration department. Bailey brings over 10 years of Trust and Estates experience to the department and knows the importance of assisting clients after the loss of their loved ones.

Outside of work, Bailey enjoys gardening, watching movies, and baking. She is also an avid animal lover.

Nini Devera

Estate Planning Assistant

Nini Devera

Estate Planning Assistant

Nini joined the Shoup Legal team in 2016.  She has worked in law firms located in New York City, San Francisco and finally here in Murrieta.  Nini strives to maintain a high standard of loyalty, professionalism and amazing customer service that she has learned throughout her different life experiences. She enjoys helping the families we serve protect their loved ones and have peace of mind through estate planning.

Nini enjoys spending time with Family, PBS Masterpiece Theatre, Yoga and Karaoke!

Marissa Limon

Estate Planning Assistant

Marissa Limon

Estate Planning Assistant

Marissa joined the Shoup Legal team in 2023. She graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science concentrating in Public Policy and Law.

As an Estate Planning Assistant, Marissa enjoys being a part of a great team and helping clients establish their estate plans. Marissa is passionate about serving her community and strives to provide excellent customer service.

In her free time, Marissa enjoys reading, exploring new places, and spending time with family.

Bianca Parra

Paralegal

Bianca Parra

Paralegal

Bianca graduated from California State University, Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. She also holds a paralegal certificate.

In her free time Bianca enjoys reading books and cooking, but most of all she loves spending time with her husband and three kids.

Julia Ibarra

Welcome Team Supervisor

Julia Ibarra

Welcome Team Supervisor

Julia studied at California State University, San Marcos as a Business Major. She is well versed in Business Management and Client Relations, having been deeply involved in multiple family businesses and positions of leadership in Corporate Business for nearly a decade.

She has had extensive and immersive experience in the Trust Administration and Estate Planning field, first as a Trust Account Manager, and later at Shoup Legal as an Intake Department Supervisor. In her position at Shoup Legal, she feels extremely lucky to have such an impact in our community and takes great pride in her part of making such an important and sometimes difficult process easy. She truly understands the importance of assisting the families we serve and works hard with her teammates to ensure our clients are always satisfied.

In her free time, Julia enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family in Winchester.

Yolanda Valdez

Welcome Team Coordinator

Yolanda Valdez

Welcome Team Coordinator

Yolanda has over 20 years of extensive customer service and management experience. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and has also worked as a Medical Interpreter for over 7 years.

Yolanda joined the Shoup Legal team in 2023 and always strives to provide the highest level of service for our clients.

In her free time she enjoys horseback riding and reading but most of all she loves spending time with her husband and grandchildren.

Brenda Velasquez

Welcome Team Coordinator

Brenda Velasquez

Welcome Team Coordinator

Brenda graduated from CSU Fullerton with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Management concentration. She has 10+ years of experience working in the senior healthcare industry including social services at a skilled nursing facility, hospital liaison at a skilled nursing facility, Community Relations Coordinator for various assisted living & memory care communities, and Community Relations Director for private homecare services. Brenda joined the Shoup Legal team in 2024 and brings her drive to continue to be a resource for her community and guide individuals during difficult times in their lives.

Brenda lives in Lake Elsinore with her son. She enjoys hiking, bike ride riding with her son, roller blading, and finding fun new restaurants where her son can appreciate the diverse food SoCal has to offer.

Ursula Truebe

Welcome Team Coordinator

Ursula Truebe

Welcome Team Coordinator

Ursula graduated from National University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice.  She worked as a 911 Communications Operator for over 22 years until she retired in 2023. Not long afterwards, Ursula decided to rejoin the workforce and became a part of the Shoup Legal team in 2024. Ursula has extensive experience in customer service and the legal field and is excited to bring this along with her.

Ursula has one son who is the love of her life. Outside of the workplace, she loves spending time with family or snuggling on her couch with her other, four-legged son.

Ursula loves to travel and is always looking for a new adventure.

Desteny Lau

Estate Planning Assistant

Desteny Lau

Estate Planning Assistant

Desteny was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and moved to Murrieta in 2013. She joined the Shoup Legal team in July of 2022 as an Office Services Assistant and has moved her way up into the Legal Assistant position. Desteny has 5 years of extensive customer service and management experience. She has a passion to make connections with our clients and provide them with the highest level of service.

Desteny is also in the pursuit of her career as an attorney.

Outside of work, Desteny enjoys learning new foods to cook, going to the movies, art museums, and any adventure that’s out there.

Kelli Johns

Estate Planning Assistant

Kelli Johns

Estate Planning Assistant

Kelli recently graduated from California Baptist University with her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. She was also married in February and is enjoying the married life.

Kelli is currently an Estate Planning Assistant at Shoup Legal and is passionate about legal services and Estate Planning.

In her free time, you can find Kelli crafting, discussing books with her book club, or enjoying her friends and family on her boat.

Zoe Miranda

Office Services Assistant

Zoe Miranda

Office Services Assistant

Zoe, a graduate from Boise State University, holds a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice. Her time in the Pre-Law Society ignited her passion for law and advocacy. She hopes to one day become a lawyer.

Zoe’s favorite memory while at Boise State would be her times cheering on the sideline of the blue field for every home football game.

Beyond her academic pursuits of becoming a future lawyer, Zoe finds enjoyment in exploring new coffee shops, soaking up the sun at the beach, and dancing. From competitive dancing in her childhood to collegiate competitions and more during her time at Boise State, dance has been a lifelong journey of hers.

Alexa Cordero

Human Resources Director

Alexa Cordero

Human Resources Director

Alexa graduated from California State University San Marcos with a Master’s in Business Administration specialized in Supply Chain Management and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis Human Resource Management.

Alexa is passionate about leadership and cultivating company culture that supports the strategic vision of the firm. As the Director of Human Resources, Alexa loves being a part of building such a highly motivated and talented team here at Shoup Legal.

In her free time, Alexa enjoys coaching volleyball, spending time with family, and enjoying life as a newlywed.

Heather Ver Sluis

Marketing Assistant

Heather Ver Sluis

Marketing Assistant

Meet Heather, our newest addition to the marketing team. Originally from California, she now calls North Carolina home, settling down with her husband, their two children, and four pets. Heather graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, bringing a wealth of knowledge to her role.

She started her journey as our Marketing Intern but has transitioned into the position of Marketing Assistant. Her responsibilities include actively contributing to managing our social media presence, crafting engaging content, and providing essential support to the Marketing Director and Coordinator.

Beyond her professional commitments, she finds joy in photography, house renovations, family game nights, and expressing her creativity through various crafting endeavors.

Shoup Legal is excited to have Heather on board, where her professionalism, diverse range of skills, and creative talents play a key role in our collective success.

Oscar Torres

Billing Specialist

Oscar Torres

Billing Specialist

Oscar graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science with the original goal of becoming a Veterinarian. After a few years of working at an animal hospital, he decided it wasn’t the right path for him and moved down from Sacramento to Murrieta. Oscar now enjoys helping our clients and providing an excellent experience.

In his free time, Oscar enjoys watching movies, playing video games, and going to the gym. If he’s not doing that, he’s playing with his 2 dogs or trying to convince his cat to love him.

 

Christina Origel

Legal Production Manager

Christina Origel

Legal Production Manager

Christina earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology from Sonoma State University.  She has over 10 years of business administration experience with her most recent experience being in Trust and Probate Administration.  Christina has a passion for Estate Planning and Trust Administration.  She enjoys assisting individuals and families through these processes.

Christina resides in Murrieta, CA with her husband, children, and dog.  Her hobbies include golfing, spending time with her family, enjoying a glass of wine, and exploring the outdoors.

Trent Pray

Marketing Coordinator

Trent Pray

Marketing Coordinator

Trent was born and raised in California and graduated from California State University San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. After living and working in Los Angeles, he decided to fulfill a lifelong dream of living in Europe. Trent moved to Czech Republic in 2016 and worked for 3 years as an English teacher for business clients throughout the city of Prague.

Trent joined the Shoup Legal team in 2020 and loves being part of an amazing team that serves local families.

Trent ran cross country and track in high school and enjoys being active. He also loves traveling, trying new foods, hiking, and spending time with his family’s array of animals.

What is a Certified Specialist?


The State Bar certifies attorneys as specialists who have gone beyond the standard licensing requirements.

California attorneys who are certified as specialists have taken and passed a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrated a high level of experience in the specialty field, fulfilled ongoing education requirements and been favourably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work.

Only these attorneys can identify themselves as certified specialists in California because they are the only attorneys who are certified either by the California Board of Legal Specialization or by an organization whose certification program has been accredited by the State Bar. Such an organization must have requirements for certification that are at least equal to those of the State Bar’s program.

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