Newark, California Business Lawyers

Stephen M. Fuerch
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California Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Jodi Smith
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Environmental and Land Use Lawyer

Jodi Smith represents developers, commercial property owners, manufacturers, and others, in a range of permitting, compliance and enforcement issues, including California Prop. 65.
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An Nguyen Ruda
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

An Nguyen Ruda represents management and employers in a full range of labor and employment matters including litigation, advice and counseling, and administrative matters.
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Nicolas De Lancie
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Commercial Finance Lawyer

Nicolas De Lancie represents banks and other financial entities in creditors' rights, bankruptcy matters, commercial credit and commercial real estate finance transactions.
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Jeremy D. Price
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Newark, CA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(510) 936-6208 39899 Balentine Dr., Suite 200
Newark, CA 94560
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Derek Deake Lim
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Fremont, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(510) 818-0898 3100 Mowry Ave
Ste. 204
Fremont, CA 94538
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Family and Immigration
New Coll of CA School of Law
Experienced, dedicated and affordable immigration attorney servings the Immigration community for near 20 years. Record of winning case on asylum, VAWA claim, naturalization with criminal background, waivers, and complex family based immigrant visa petitions.
Steven Edward Springer
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Fremont, CA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 490-9852 39275 State Street
Fremont, CA 94538
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Employment and Family
Santa Clara University
Help small to medium size companies navigate through a wide variety of legal challenges: formation, funding, governmental impediments, operational legal planning, merger and acquisition, employee relations, and labor compliance. All with the goal of litigation avoidance. Litigation in all California state courts and the Northern and Eastern U.S. District Courts of California.
(888) 490-9852 16360 Monterey St. Ste. 180
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(888) 490-9852 95 South Market Street, Ste. 300
San Jose, CA 95113
David Sheen ESQ.
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Fremont, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(510) 438-6868 39510 Paseo Padre Pkwy
#190
Fremont, CA 94538
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Immigration
California Western School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Swapna Anthoor
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Fremont, CA Business Law Attorney
(510) 244-2760 39111 Paseo Padre Parkway
Suite 115a
Fremont, CA 94538
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
As founder of the Anthoor Law Group, APC, Swampa Anthoor guides Fremont residents through the estate planning process. She has law licenses in both India and California, and can assist with legal concerns involving both jurisdictions. Her firm also provides legal representation in matters of family law and business law. Attorney Anthoor is a member of the California State Bar and Bar Council of India. In addition to English, she can aid clients in Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil. To learn more, please contact her firm today and receive a free consultation
John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(650) 329-9500 1145 Merrill St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Boston College Law School
Attorney John Martin advises individuals, families, and businesses in the areas of legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate & business succession planning, and estate administration. Our law firm focuses exclusively on legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate and business succession planning, and estate administration. Our trust and estate planning services enable clients to protect their spouse's or child's s inheritance from creditors and predators, maximize control over their assets during their lifetime, benefit charities, and effectively transition their business to the next generation. Through an ongoing client maintenance program, we provide peace of mind that a client's goals will not...
Roger Royse
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(650) 813-9700 149 Commonwealth Drive
Suite 1001
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationBusiness and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of North Dakota School of Law
Roger Royse, the founder of the Royse Law Firm, works with companies ranging from newly formed tech startups to publicly traded multinationals in a variety of industries, including technology, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate and agri-business. Roger regularly advises on complex tax structuring, high stakes business negotiations and large international financial transactions. Practicing business and tax law since 1984, Roger’s background includes work with prominent San Francisco Bay area law firms as well as Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City. Roger is active in leadership roles with several bar associations, including the following: ...
Isaac Hal Winer
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(650) 330-0110 2225 E. Bayshore Rd., Ste. 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Free ConsultationBusiness
UCLA School of Law
Isaac H. Winer is an experienced business lawyer and civil litigator who has practiced law throughout California since 1992. Mr. Winer’s practice encompasses a broad array of substantive areas, including business formations, funding and governance, commercial contracts, leases and other agreements, technology licensing, civil litigation and ADR across diverse subject matters. Mr. Winer’s clients have included public and private companies in a variety of fields including software, hardware, life science, internet, telecom and health care. He has also represented start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, executives, professionals, investors and other individuals. All of Mr. Winer’s clients share a common thread – they...
Matthew G. Grech
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Oakland, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(510) 270-5602 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
As an attorney, Matthew Grech began his career as a civil litigator. From there Mr. Grech transitioned into estate planning and probate & estate administration. As an estate planning/administration attorney Mr. Grech has assisted numerous clients manage trust and estate administrations from inception to closing, as well as guiding and facilitating the planning process. It was during this time that Mr. Grech realized that a number of his clients’ family members and friends were facing mounting financial troubles in the wake of The Great Recession. It was this realization that motivated Mr. Grech to begin practicing bankruptcy law, which...
(650) 743-2548 2000 Broadway St.
Suite 231
Redwood City, CA 94063
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Deirdre M. Digrande
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(408) 416-2929 1230 Oakmead Pkwy
#306
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Paige Simmons Esq.
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Helping businesses face all legal challenges, from contract law and beyond.

Paige Simmons guides clients toward resolutions that help establish and maintain the health of their business venture.
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Elina Tilman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Lawyer

Elina Tilman Taylor Burras represents employers in matters relating to discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination, hiring, wage and hour, and other issues.
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Jeffrey Charles Miller
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(650) 321-0410 2501 Park Blvd
2nd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Cornell Univ
For over thirty years, I have practiced business law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Palo Alto, California. I assist businesses with formation and planning; purchases and sales of existing businesses; termination of business entities; commercial leasing matters; and employment matters. My other focus is on mediation and arbitration, where I help clients settle disputes outside of the courtroom. What I enjoy most about being a business law attorney is helping people transform their hobbies and passions into successful businesses. Whether I’m helping someone start a restaurant or a software company, I’m always mindful of the...
Alan Scott Nopar
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and Real Estate
Stanford Law School
Raymund Robles
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(800) 998-6988 228 Hamilton Ave., 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
UC Hastings COL
Robert Sakai
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Hayward, CA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(510) 538-6407 26429 Chatham Ct
Hayward, CA 94542
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Michael D. Larsen
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
2nd Floor
530 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business, International, Securities and Tax
University of Chicago
I have always been interested in European history and languages. I lived in France for four years before returning to the Bay Area to set up my law practice. I often work with people in the Bay Area who have family or assets in France.
(707) 578-2310 Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(415) 483-5938 One Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Aria Vatankhah
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(650) 391-9630 260 Sheridan Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law, LSE and University of Westminster
Clifford Ross Chernick
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(650) 327-5570 770 Menlo Avenue
Suite 101
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
UC Hastings COL
The Best Lawyers in America 2003-present; Best Lawyers 2017 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” for San Jose metropolitan area; National Academy of Family Law Attorneys “2016 Nationally Top 10 Attorney Award” for State of California; Best Law Firms – U.S. News and World Report 2014-present; Northern California Super Lawyers 2003-present; Daily News, Readers’ Choice Award “Best Lawyers Office” 2016; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Strathmore’s Who’s Who; National Registry of Who’s Who (life member); Author “Family Law ADR and Other Techniques” (Aspatore, “Inside the Minds – California Family Law Strategies,” 2009); Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Menlo College, 1995-2009,...
Melissa A. Wurster
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(408) 416-2929 1230 Oakmead Pkwy
#306
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Jonathan Alan Blau
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and IP
Stanford Law School
Andrew Dylan Winghart
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(510) 593-8546 495 Seaport Court
Suite 104
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business, IP and Insurance Claims
Tulane Univ Law School
James G.  Schwartz
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California Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia and U.S. Federal Court
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David Cincotta
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Land Use Lawyer

David Cincotta specializes in obtaining land use entitlements for large commercial, mixed-use and residential developments in San Francisco and throughout Northern California.
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Jeffrey Kenton Lee
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(650) 237-7271 1891 Landings Dr
Mountain View, CA 94043
Business, Appeals, Environmental and IP
Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School
Craig Alan Hansen
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law and California State University - San Jose State University
Nancy Lu Sequoia
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 501-8889 1250 Oakmead Parkway
Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
Our mission in the practice of law is to advance justice and provide legal help to our clients with dedication, integrity and excellence. Dedication We represent our clients with zealousness and diligence. We commit our time and energy to providing our clients with excellent legal services. As a customer-service oriented firm, we give our clients personalized and individual attention. Integrity We uphold high ethical standards in representing and serving our clients. Given our dedication and skills, we believe that we can provide outstanding legal services in a legal and ethical manner. Excellence With high professional standards, legal acumen, hard work and strive for perfection, we...
Gregory Wrenn
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Redwood City, CA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
1900 Seaport Blvd
Third Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
Business and IP
Shannon A. Kumagai
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 335-7161 801 California St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
Business
UCLA School of Law
Karl J. F. Runft
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Attorney
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and Real Estate
University of Wisconsin Law School
Francoise Gilbert
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(650) 804-1235 555 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Yoshito Yamamoto
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Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(408) 660-3928 1250 Oakmead Parkway
Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Securities and Tax
Peter Nixon Brewer
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(650) 327-2900 2501 Park Blvd., 2nd Flr.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Construction, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Santa Clara, School of Law
Guy Ellery Louie
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Hayward, CA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(925) 234-1440 225 West Winton Avenue- Suite 200
Hayward, CA 94533
Business, Animal, Appeals and IP
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Kerry Shapiro
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Mining and Natural Resources Lawyer

Kerry Shapiro is the Chairman of JMBM's Mining & Natural Resources Group and represents the mining, construction and building materials industries on mineral extraction and land development projects
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Robert B. Kaplan
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Creditors' Rights Lawyer

Bob Kaplan represents banks, securitized lenders, leasing companies, real estate loan servicers, and corporations in cases involving Commercial Code issues, real property transactions, and Chapter 11 cases.
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Ms. Ashitha Bhagwan
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Palo Alto, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business
University Law College, Bangalore, India, National Law School of India University Bangalore, India and University Law College, Bangalore, India
Ashitha Bhagwan’s practice focuses on entrepreneurs and their corporate and legal needs. Ms. Bhagwan has worked on the formation, development and financing of emerging growth and early stage companies located in the US and foreign jurisdictions. She regularly counsels on a wide range of corporate issues such as formation, equity structure, employment, general corporate governance, intellectual property protection and commercial transactions. As part of her cross-border practice, Ms. Bhagwan helps foreign companies enter the US market by advising on optimal structures for US presence, resolving cross-border issues, and advising on intellectual property strategy and foreign direct investment reporting requirements in the...
Manohar T Reddy
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Fremont, CA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(408) 829-2824 2140 Peralta Blvd
Ste. 208
Fremont, CA 94536
Business, Estate Planning, Immigration and Real Estate
American University Washington College of Law
Mr. Richard Eric Anthony Dwyer Esq.
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(800) 372-9983 800 W. El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Stanford University
Stephen Benda
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Menlo Park, CA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(650) 323-6600 750 Menlo Avenue
Suite 350
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Tax
Aki Yoshikawa
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
Mountain View, CA 94043
Business
Stanford Univ Law School
Claire Kalia
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Mountain View, CA Business Law Lawyer
(650) 701-7617 800 West El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
Business
Eric Thomas Hartnett
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(408) 290-8228 563 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Sunnyvale, CA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Business, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Hartnett possesses an impressive real estate and business law background. He is a former partner at a preeminent real estate firm in Silicon Valley and has garnered a considerable wealth of experience by working his entire career at small and medium-sized firms. He has represented a wide array of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies and government entities to individuals and small businesses. Eric's skills and expertise have been recognized through his repeated receipt of Super Lawyers's Northern California Rising Star award.

While the majority of his cases have been venued in the Bay Area (e.g. Santa...
Gerald Ray Prettyman
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Pleasanton, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(925) 600-7342 5890 Stoneridge Dr Ste 102
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Golden Gate University
Gerald R. Prettyman has been preparing and filing patents since 2001, and since 2006 has additionally filed trademarks, copyrights and business filings, and worked to prevent and solve legal problems for his clients . Mr. Prettyman has filed or handles close to 200 patents and applications for his client as well as over 70 trademarks. Mr. Prettyman was previously as an engineer and a business manager, making him uniquely qualified to work with tech companies and start-ups.
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(925) 362-3598 18 Crow Canyon Court
Suite 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I represent individuals and small to medium sized businesses in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and debt consolidation matters. For individuals, I represent clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including adversary proceedings, including 2nd home mortgage lien stripping, redemption of vehicles and student loan reductions. For businesses, I provide services related to the winding down of a business, board and management consultations and bankruptcy debt consolidation in Chapter 11. In conjunction with my bankruptcy practice, I also provide estate planning, probate and trust administration representation. The best way to avoid probate is to plan properly by drafting...
Jeffrey K Nielsen
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San Jose, CA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(408) 294-9700 84 West Santa Clara St. #540
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
Western State University College of Law
With over 5 years of experience, I understand the challenges facing families when they begin to contemplate their future. I know that you want to make sure that you are leaving your loved ones in a good place, and I want to help you develop a comprehensive estate plan that allows you to achieve your specific objectives.

I offer customized Estate Plans tailored to each client's needs. I have dealt with estates of all different sizes. Even if you feel that it is unnecessary for you to create an estate plan, you may have more assets than you realize. Certainly,...
Jill E. Fox
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California Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia, 9th Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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Kate Sagers
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Business Litigation Lawyer

Kate Sagers counsels business owners in in Americans with Disabilities (ADA) issues and defends them in ADA litigation.
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