Continuing the Legacy.

Laura Maldonado continues the legacy of Joseph Etienne, who was a cornerstone in Kern County for over thirty years.

Photograph of Laura Maldonado. Long dark hair. Hispanic features. Professional and conservative grey top with a green skirt, pant or dress.

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Laura Maldonado, Bakersfield’s Professional Fiduciary

A professional fiduciary is a trusted individual who acts in a neutral capacity to manage and protect the legal and financial interests of clients as a Trustee, Administrator, or Conservator.

Choose Laura Maldonado

Laura Maldonado, a highly experienced professional fiduciary, holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from California State University of Bakersfield. She has over ten years of experience in trust and estate administration, managing approximately 100 trust accounts and over $45 million in estate assets.

With strong accounting principles and record-keeping skills, Laura prepares annual accounting reports and income tax returns for individuals and fiduciaries. She has also served as an accountant and office manager in various organizations, handling payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and financial statement preparation. Laura’s commitment to excellence is evident in her long-term commitment and positive relationships with clients and colleagues. References attest to her exceptional skills and professionalism.

“Laura Maldonado is a highly experienced and trusted professional fiduciary with over ten years of expertise in trust and estate administration. With a strong focus on trust accounting principles and meticulous record-keeping, Laura has successfully managed approximately 100 trust accounts, including Special Needs Trusts, Revocable/Irrevocable Trusts, and Estates. Her dedication to providing exceptional services is evident in her preparation of annual accounting reports and her ability to navigate complex legal and financial matters with ease. With a BS in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting, Laura brings a solid educational foundation to her role. Her unwavering commitment to her clients’ well-being, combined with her extensive experience, makes her the ideal choice for anyone seeking a reliable and knowledgeable professional fiduciary. Trust Laura Maldonado to protect your interests and ensure the smooth administration of your trust or estate.”

— Stacy Bowman, Attorney, Bakersfield
Founding member of Bowman & Associates

“Laura Maldonado is the go-to professional fiduciary for those in need of a trustworthy and knowledgeable individual to serve as a neutral Trustee, Administrator, Conservator of the Person, or Conservator of the Estate. With her expertise in navigating complex legal and financial situations, hiring Laura ensures peace of mind. Whether you require meticulous trust execution, estate administration, or compassionate care in conservatorship matters, Laura’s attention to detail, professionalism, and empathetic approach make her the ideal choice. Trust Laura to protect your interests, fulfill your wishes, and provide expert guidance in managing your important fiduciary needs.”

— Jared R. Clemence, Attorney, Bakersfield