Linda A. Nelte, Associate

Linda A. Nelte

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration


J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
B.A. English Literature, University of California Los Angeles, cum laude


Miller, Monson, Peshel, Polacek & Hoshaw (March 2021 – Present)
Linda focuses her practice on estate planning for families and individuals. Her legal services include drafting Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directives, Living Trusts, and more. Prior to joining the firm, Linda worked at a boutique business law firm. During her studies in law school, she was a judicial extern at the Superior Court of San Diego and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. She also volunteered for the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) Tax Appeals Assistance Program. As an undergraduate student, Linda participated in the UCLA Law Fellows Program and knew that she wanted to pursue a career as a lawyer.


  • Second Place, American Bar Association Trust & Estate Law Student Writing Competition 2020
  • Second Place, Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition (awarded by ACTEC) 2020, for her paper entitled, “Advancement and Ademption by Satisfaction: An Empirical Study of Parental Intent”

Community & Personal Interests

Linda is a San Diego native who enjoys hiking, cooking, and gardening. She is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, Estate Planning Section and New Lawyer Division. She is also a member of the Probate Attorneys of San Diego and the Lawyers Club of San Diego.