El Cajon, California 92020
R. Kamela Laird founded Integrate Legacy Law with the commitment to guide her clients to identify their life purpose and then integrate that legacy into their lives in a way that makes a lasting difference. As an experienced communication and relationship coach, mediator, and spiritual counselor, Kamela integrates these skills with her legal training to provide a holistic approach to estate planning. She has a special knack for supporting clients through conversations with family members regarding end of life care, mental incapacity, and inheritance disputes.
Kamela facilitates restorative justice programming in mens' jails in San Diego through the Restorative Justice Re-entry Prep Program. She is the former President of the Board of Directors at Community Boards in San Francisco, as well as a volunteer mediator there. Additionally, she is an active member of Integrative Mediation Bay Area where she co-mediates with mental health professionals to help clients heal and transform the emotional side of conflicts. As a pioneer of the Collaborative Trust & Estates field, she works on interdisciplinary teams with other Attorneys, licensed Mental Health and Eldercare Professionals, and Certified Financial Planners to help clients solve family disputes outside of court in a supportive, loving environment.
Professional ActivitiesMember of California State Bar Member of the San Diego County Bar Association Member of the Foothills Bar Association (East County San Diego) Member of the National LGBT Bar Association Member of American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section Member of East Bay Trust & Estates Lawyers Member of Integrative Mediation Bay Area Member of The Mediation Society Member of Collaborative Family Law San Diego Member of Collaborative Practice California Member of International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Santa Clara University, 2004
Southwestern Law School, 2012
DRPA certified mediator