About Us

Heidi Klippel is a San Diego native. She received a scholarship from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation to attend the University of San Diego (USD), where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s in political science.  Heidi was always a dedicated student and received various accolades for her scholastic achievement including a feature on the National Dean’s List, the Phi Theta Kappa Society international scholastic honor award and the Kappa Gamma Pi National Honor Society award.

Knowing she wanted to be an attorney, Heidi began working in law offices at the age of fourteen. After graduating from USD, she went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law, graduating in the top third of her class. During her time as a law student, Heidi concentrated her law studies in the areas of estate planning, tax planning and corporate/business law.

After completing law school and passing the bar exam, Heidi worked as an associate attorney for approximately three years before she decided to open the Law Offices of Heidi Klippel, and has been serving San Diego in the areas of estate planning and corporate law ever since. Heidi’s firm is located in La Jolla, and offers comprehensive estate and trust services including trust creation, trust administration, probate, conservatorship and more. Additionally, the firm offers representation and counsel in the areas of corporate law, business planning and succession.

Heidi continually strives to be involved in the community by serving as an adjunct professor at San Diego Christian Heritage College, teaching undergraduate and adult learning courses in business law, presenting seminars at University of California, San Diego and Qualcomm, and even being featured on a local AM radio show.

Jenny Barbosa grew up in Northern California and moved to San Diego to attend the University of San Diego (USD), where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

After receiving her undergraduate degree, Jenny worked at USD in the Office of Planned Giving.  While continuing to work fulltime, Jenny obtained her Juris Doctorate from USD, graduating in the top six percent of her class.  During her time as a law student, Jenny focused on civil litigation and corporate/business law.  She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Mitchell D. Dembin and the Honorable Anthony J. Battaglia.

After completing law school and passing the bar exam, Jenny served as a law clerk in the Southern District of California for the Honorable Jill L. Burkhardt.  Following her judicial clerkship, Jenny worked as an associate for a securities litigation firm prosecuting securities fraud, corporate governance, and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional investor clients.