Pleasant Hill, California Lawyers

Kate Sagers
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California Lawyer

The University of Chicago Law SchoolWisconsin and California
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Elliot Silver
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California Attorney with 23 years experience

Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the University of... Read More »
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Lorna M. Jaynes
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California Lawyer with 18 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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James G.  Schwartz
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California Attorney with 43 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia and U.S. Federal Court
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Peter Tormey
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 14 years experience
(925) 352-9842 101 Gregory Lane
Suite 46
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Tormey has over 20 years of experience in product development, marketing and intellectual property protection. As a company startup veteran, Mr. Tormey brings a unique perspective on the value of intellectual property to a small and growing business. As such, he also speaks to entrepreneurs and business executives on how to protect and leverage IP assets. Mr. Tormey is the author of the "Startup Guide to Intellectual Property." As a patent attorney, Mr. Tormey has drafted over 100 patent applications covering software, electronics, wireless, radio, mobile applications, encryption and automation controls. Besides intellectual property law, ...
Michael Rinne
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 303-2964 3478 Buskirk Ave.
Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Energy, Foreclosure Defense and International
Golden Gate University and Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen
Bruce Adrian Last
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Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 14 years experience
(925) 278-1292 3478 Buskirk Avenue
Ste: 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
After working for ten years at The Jellins Group, APLC, a general practice law firm, I moved to Contra Costa County and decided to start my own law practice. My primary practice area is estate planning, probate and trust administration and litigation. However, I also work in the related area of real estate and landlord-tenant law. I received my J.D. from McGeorge School of Law in 2002, graduating Dean’s Honor Roll. San Francisco State University conferred a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Creative Arts in 1998 following my completion of a course focusing on audio-video and multi-media production and design. ...
Jeffrey Scott Hall
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Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 15 years experience
(925) 787-7561 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law

Local Estate Elder Law Planning Attorney
Long term Pleasant Hill resident, Jeffrey Hall, didn’t follow the traditional path to the practice of law. Indeed, attorney Hall grew up in central Los Angeles, and in a time when there was no expectation that he would attend college; and law school was simply not an option. However, after completing his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Saint Mary’s College, he volunteered with the Air Force in 1981 and served for 9 years, both reserve and active. Upon returning to California, he and his wife made Pleasant Hill their home and have...
Carl R. Gustafson
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Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 11 years experience
(925) 230-2644 1525 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
In 2003, Carl R. Gustafson graduated from UCLA Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors in History. In 2005, he was a legal intern for Global Justice in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he drafted sections of human rights situation reports and submitted them to the United Nations and other international bodies. He also researched issues of international jurisdiction and the enforcement of international treaties. Carl went on to graduate with honors from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2007, where he was also an associate editor for the Ecological Law Quarterly. It was Carl's yearning to right wrongs...
Edward David Barron
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 21 years experience
3478 Buskirk Avenue
Suite 150
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Landlord Tenant
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
David Edward May
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Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 40 years experience
(415) 399-3900 2300 Contra Costa Blvd. Suite 320
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationSan Francisco Law School
Reve Gerardo Bautista
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 35 years experience
(925) 746-4238 3478 Buskirk Ave
Ste 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
DUI
Western State Univ
Robert Martin Kissel
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 43 years experience
(925) 798-1551 1890 Morello Ave
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Lincoln COL
Megan Dailey
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer
(415) 794-4479 3478 Buskirk Avenue Ste 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Foreclosure Defense
Givelle J. Lamano
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California Attorney

GIVELLE LAMANO is an Oakland DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney who truly cares about her clients. She has represented people from all walks of life from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate... Read More »
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Bennett G. Young
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California Attorney with 37 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer
(925) 808-5708 3478 Buskirk Avenue
Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Elder
University of West Los Angeles
Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 34 years experience
(925) 827-3300 2300 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Insurance Defense
U of San Francisco School of Law
Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 39 years experience
(925) 939-5300 2255 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Real Estate
Harvard Univ Law School
Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 27 years experience
(925) 288-1776 2300 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Civil Rights
UC Hastings COL
Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 23 years experience
(925) 689-9944 101 Gregory Ln
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Products Liability and Real Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 23 years experience
(925) 689-9944 101 Gregory Ln
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 46 years experience
(925) 691-0400 399 Taylor Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Business, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
U of San Francisco School of Law
Pleasant Hill, CA Lawyer with 40 years experience
(925) 609-1699 2300 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Employment
Golden West Univ
Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 21 years experience
(925) 209-3642 367 Civic Dr
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Products Liability
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Pleasant Hill, CA Attorney with 20 years experience
(925) 288-1776 2300 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Business and Real Estate
Thomas G. Lewellyn
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California Attorney with 36 years experience

University of San Francisco School of LawCalifornia
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Robert B. Kaplan
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California Lawyer

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia State Courts, State Bar of California, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California
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Matthew B. Talbot
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 12 years experience
(925) 322-1795 2033 N. Main St. Suite 750
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of San Francisco School of Law
Matthew focuses on elder law, estate planning, and related practice areas. He began his career in the field of trusts and estates, and expanded into elder and probate law. He quickly realized that he enjoyed the personal nature of working in estate and elder law, and chose to continue by opening his own firm. He is passionate about taking care of his clients, and treats each of them as if they were family. Matthew was admitted to the California bar in 2006 and has practiced law in Contra Costa Country since 2006. He earned his J.D. at...
Konstantine A Demiris
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Walnut Creek, CA Attorney with 13 years experience
(925) 378-2520 700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 140
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationAppeals, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Santa Clara University
Konstantine "Kosta" Demiris is a partner at the law firm of Demiris & Moore, located in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek, in the center of Contra Costa County. His practice focuses on litigation involving elder abuse (financial and physical), will and trust litigation, conservatorships, guardianships, HOA's, and appeals. Kosta is actively involved in the Contra Costa County legal community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Elder Law Section. He serves as court-appointed counsel in Conservatorship cases in Contra Costa County. Kosta is dedicated to helping...
John Toby Schreiber
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Walnut Creek, CA Attorney with 31 years experience
(925) 472-6620 Law Offices of John T. Schreiber
1255 Treat Blvd., Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Appeals
Santa Clara University School of Law
I assist clients and/or their trial counsel in California's appellate courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. I am a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. I am one of about 300 certified specialists in this practice area in the State of California.

Recent statistics published by California's Judicial Council show that civil appeals are reversed less than 20% of the time. When I represent an appellant, over the course of almost 30 years of handling civil appeals my reversal rate is 3 times that.

For almost...
Daniel L DuRee
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Walnut Creek, CA Attorney
(925) 210-1400 1535 N. Main Street
Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Do you have questions about the estate planning process? Please call today for a free consultation.
Peter Alan Mankin
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 43 years experience
(925) 935-0300 1211 Newell Ave.
Suite 120
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Real Estate
University of San Francisco School of Law
Private Practice in real estate and business law for 40 years. Court and private mediator for 25 years. AV Rated and Northern California Super Lawyer.
Indy G. Colbath
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 5 years experience
(925) 289-8574 1299 Newell Hill Pl.
Ste 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-7020
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law and University of California - Davis
Indy Colbath is a licensed California attorney who has focused the entirety of her legal career on family law issues, including: divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, and domestic violence restraining orders. Indy has a breadth of courtroom experience she relies upon when assessing her clients’ family law matters, as well as strong relationships with the local legal community and bench. Indy has effectively represented her clients in an array of complex family law litigation, many of which involving high net worth individuals. Even though Indy has a passion for courtroom advocacy, she understands that every...
Jeffrey Burton Kahn
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Walnut Creek, CA Attorney with 30 years experience
(866) 494-6829 1255 Treat Blvd., Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Cannabis Law and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and University of Miami School of Law
The Law Offices Of Jeffrey B. Kahn, P.C. are uniquely qualified in tax. Is the IRS breathing down your neck and sending you intimidating notices and telephone calls? Are you having tax problems? Is the IRS filing liens, garnishing your wages, levying assets, and devastating your financial and personal life? IRS tax debts require immediate action. Don’t put off dealing with tax debts; inaction could be very expensive. Instead, consider professional IRS help. The Law Offices of Jeffrey B. Kahn, P.C. are uniquely qualified in tax, probate, trust, and business law. We can provide responsive, proactive...
Ethan M. Weisinger
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 8 years experience
(925) 258-2020 1600 S Main St
#185
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Ethan M. Weisinger is a California State Certified Family Law Specialist.

From 2010 through 2016, Ethan was a partner at Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc., working as a family law specialist. Ethan attended California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo where he graduated with a degree of co-majors in English and Political Science. He then attended law school at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with an emphasis in Trial Litigation and graduated with honors. He represents clients in all aspects of conventional family law matters, as well as dissolution of same sex marriages and...
Joseph John Appel
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 39 years experience
(925) 938-2000 100 Pringle Ave
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
UC Hastings COL
Joe Appel has specialized in personal injury cases for more than 30 years. He’s seen it, tried it, and won it, both in state and federal courts. Joe graduated from St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also played basketball for the Galloping Gaels for four years. At graduation Joe received the Scholar Athlete of the Year Award. He then attended and graduated from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1979. Joe was admitted to the California and Federal Courts in the same year. He has been a member...
Marcela Knaup
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 22 years experience
(415) 409-9229 2950 Buskirk Ave. Ste. 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of San Francisco School of Law, University of Salamanca, Spain and Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina
We are dedicated to the practice of Immigration and Naturalization Law exclusively, serving the San Francisco Bay Area. Te: 925-407-2149 Services include: Family immigration law: marriage and fiance visas, family petitions, waivers of unlawful presence, green cards. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Original Applications and Renewals) Business Immigration law: visas to work and/or invest (HB, TN, E investor visas, employment-based green cards. Visas for athletes and entertainers. LGBT Immigration law: visas and petitions for same sex couples. Citizenship and Naturalization. Languages: English, Spanish Marcela Knaup is a bilingual Spanish-English attorney. www.knauplegal.com Marcela@knauplegal.com Te: ...
Jonathan H. Siegel
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California Lawyer with 42 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Matt A. Sullivan Esq.
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California Lawyer with 11 years experience

The Law Office of Matt Sullivan is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense. The office defends individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses throughout the Bay Area. The office has successfully defended many... Read More »
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Howard Elliot Kane
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Walnut Creek, CA Attorney with 28 years experience
(510) 292-0193 2950 Buskirk Avenue, Ste. 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
UC Hastings COL
1983-1987 UCLA, B.A. History
1987-1990 UC Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor

Law Offices of Howard E. Kane 1990-present
Offices in Alameda & Walnut Creek

Maria Elena Crabtree
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer
(925) 262-4271 1801 Oakland Blvd.
Suite 225
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of California, Davis, School of Law
The Law Offices of Maria E. Crabtree is a full service, bi-lingual (SPANISH), family law firm dedicated to delivering personal, practical, and effective representation at an affordable cost. We are conveniently located in Walnut Creek, California, across the street from the BART station. Attorney Maria Crabtree received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Communications from the University of California at Davis. She later returned to the University of California, Davis and earned her J.D. degree. As a sole practitioner, Ms. Crabtree is dedicated to helping families navigate through the complexities of the laws and policies...
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Concord, CA Lawyer with 22 years experience
(925) 825-1955 Salvio Pacheco Sq. at Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St., Ste 399
Concord, CA 94520
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Miami School of Law and University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Zachary Rayo brings experience, efficiency and empathy to estate planning. Mr. Rayo’s approach is people-centered. He recognizes that the legal needs and special issues differ from client to client, that each person is unique, with unique needs that must be met with efficiency, active listening and care. Mr. Rayo knows the importance of social responsibility which manifests not only in ethical decisions and practices but also in involvement in socially important causes.
Christina Weed
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 10 years experience
(925) 953-2920 1655 N. Main Street, Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Whittier Law School
Christina Weed understands the complex life demands and goals of her clients. Christina also understands that most of the time it is not possible to completely separate family life from business. Clients need an integrated plan that covers all of their family, business, tax, and estate planning concerns. Christina has dedicated the past thirteen years to the study and practice of law, taxation, business, accounting, and estate planning and uses this knowledge to consult with her clients in business, tax and estate planning matters. Christina is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the...
Andrew John Chan
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Concord, CA Attorney with 9 years experience
(510) 832-7770 2300 Clayton Road, Suite 350
Concord, CA 94520
Construction, IP, Insurance Defense and Legal Malpractice
University of Miami School of Law
Andrew is a senior associate in the Oakland/East Bay office of Ericksen Arbuthnot. He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. Andrew has extensive litigation experience representing individual and institutional clients in state and federal court. His areas of practice include insurance coverage and defense, construction defect, product liability, medical malpractice, personal injury, consumer finance, intellectual property, real estate, employment, and other commercial issues.

Andrew has B.A. degrees in Cognitive Science and History, and a minor in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley. While...
Daniel Horowitz
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Lafayette, CA Attorney with 38 years experience
(925) 283-1863 P.O. Box 1547
Lafayette, CA 94549
Criminal and DUI
Southwestern Univ School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law
Courtroom trial lawyer and television legal commentator. Daniel Horowitz is a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" and a certified Specialist in criminal law. (See website for the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.) Daniel Horowitz has taught trial law as a law school professor and published in many legal journals on topics as broad as trial evidence, trial motions and real property law.

Horowitz is often retained as a trial lawyer in cases that were expected to resolve but instead reached the courtroom. The lawyers who are top guns in their specific areas (e.g....
Joseph Anthony Motta
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 15 years experience
(925) 954-8983 1717 N California Blvd, Suite 3D
Suite 3D
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Criminal and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Joseph A. Motta was born and raised in the East Bay. He attended St. Mary’s College and graduated in 1984. He graduated from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento in 1987. Joe’s legal career started as a Deputy District Attorney in Contra Costa County; from 1988 to 2004. There, he handled thousands of cases. He was a trial attorney on every team including Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Homicide. He supervised the Misdemeanor, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault Teams; as a supervisor, he maintained his own load of serious cases. As a deputy D.A., Joe prosecuted a number of high...
Timothy Craig Williams
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Walnut Creek, CA Lawyer with 32 years experience
(925) 933-9800 1850 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 340
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, IP and Real Estate
Pepperdine University School of Law
Mr. Williams is the founder of The Williams Firm and has over 21 years of extensive experience in the areas of real estate, construction, business and corporate law. Mr. Williams' practice areas include all aspects of civil litigation and dispute resolution in all courts, government hearings, arbitrations and mediations in the areas of real estate, construction and business law. Mr. Williams also represents and advises clients in business transactions, corporate law, real property transactions, and trademark law. In real estate matters he has represented owners and developers of residential and commercial properties, including multi-million dollar properties, negotiated sales...
Patricia Ann Rowe
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Concord, CA Attorney with 18 years experience
(925) 256-1000 1401 Franquette Ave.
Suite A-3
Concord, CA 94520
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law
I am also a Certified Public Accountant and have been doing tax work in the Bay Area for 30 years. I specialize in helping people and businesses pay as few taxes as possible without getting audited. In the estate planning area I help people preserve their property for their families and pay as few estate taxes as possible. I also am the Probate Doctor who can help fix impossible situations when estates are stuck in the quagmire of California Probate.
Jenny Tiu
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Concord, CA Attorney with 11 years experience
(415) 710-1764 1320 Willow Pass Road
Suite 600
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Jenny Tiu received her B.S. degree in Physiological Science from UCLA. During her undergraduate studies, she was a research assistant at UCLA for both spinal cord injury and atherosclerosis research. Ms. Tiu then earned her J.D. degree at Golden Gate University School of Law with an emphasis in Public Interest Law. During law school, she interned for the San Francisco City Attorney's Office in the Juvenile Dependency Unit. She then went on to intern for the Solano County Alternate Public Defender's Office in the Juvenile Dependency Unit and later in the Misdemeanor Unit. After being...
Laura Herron Weber
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California Lawyer with 16 years experience

UC Hastings COLCalifornia
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Kevin R. Martin
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California Lawyer with 23 years experience

Over his 18 years of practice in the Bay Area, Kevin Martin has developed a reputation as a fair- minded but tough negotiator representing client’s interests in intellectual property, business, real estate and personal... Read More »
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Pleasant Hill Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Elder Law Clinic
Pleasant Hill, CA


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(888) 215-5555
Concord, CA

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