Santa Cruz, California Lawyers

Jeffrey L. Tade
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California Attorney with 31 years experience

Mr. Tade is an experienced civil litigator specializing in personal injury, workers' compensation, labor and employment law. Read More »
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Miles Jarrod Dolinger
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Capitola, CA Lawyer with 25 years experience
(831) 477-9193 314 Capitola Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
Business, Environmental, Municipal and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
I have over 21 years experience serving Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Monterey Counties with superior and efficient land use, real estate, and business law services – all backed by professionalism and integrity. In my current practice in Capitola, I represent individual, business and public agency clients in a wide range of real estate, land use, and public law matters (transactional and litigation), with special emphasis on: Land use permits; Zoning compliance and red tag removal; CEQA and Coastal Act compliance and litigation; Writ of mandate litigation (against or on behalf of public agencies); Real estate transactions, disputes...
Robert Stephen Kahn
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Los Gatos, CA Lawyer with 41 years experience
(408) 353-3456 25263 Terrace Grove Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Free ConsultationReal Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Kathleen Elizabeth Wells
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Soquel, CA Lawyer with 37 years experience
(831) 475-1243 3393 Maplethorpe Lane
Soquel, CA 95073
Free ConsultationCivil Rights
Monterey COL
Mr. Alexis Haller
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Aptos, CA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(831) 685-4730 Law Office of Alexis Haller
7960B Soquel Drive, #130
Aptos, CA 95003
Appeals, International and White Collar Crime
Alexis Haller represents clients in a wide range of complex civil and criminal matters at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Haller’s practice areas include international law, civil litigation, and criminal litigation. As a former partner at one of San Francisco’s leading boutique white-collar criminal defense and civil litigation firms, Mr. Haller is an accomplished attorney dedicated to first-rate legal work. A graduate of Princeton University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Alexis Haller completed his bachelor of arts summa cum laude. He subsequently earned his juris doctor at Stanford Law School.
Victor Manuel Campos
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Capitola, CA Lawyer with 30 years experience
(831) 438-2220 PO Box 838
Capitola, CA 95010
Criminal and Estate Planning
Monterey COL
Michael Alan Brodsky
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201 Esplanade Uppr
Capitola, CA 95010
Capitola, CA Attorney with 17 years experience
Environmental
Yale Law School
Mr. Brodsky earned his Bachelor's Degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley, with highest honors in English and highest distinction in general scholarship, graduating first in his class and earning the University Medal as the most distinguished graduate of 1994. He earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Yale Law School in 2001 and clerked for the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson at the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit in 2001–2002.

Prior to completing his undergraduate and law degrees, Mr. Brodsky was a construction sub-contractor in the San Francisco Bay Area for fourteen years, installing ceramic...
Creighton Mendivil
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Capitola, CA Lawyer
(831) 475-7515 314 Capitola Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
Arbitration & Mediation, Collections, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Monterey College of Law
Howard M. Van Elgort
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Soquel, CA Lawyer
(831) 462-4231 2820 Porter Street
Soquel, CA 95073
Criminal and DUI
Shelli Strahle
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Soquel, CA Attorney with 6 years experience
(831) 621-2165 2425 Porter Street, Suite 10
Soquel, CA 95073
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Regina Jett
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Capitola, CA Attorney with 39 years experience
(831) 477-6641 PO Box 1273
Capitola, CA 95010
Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Michael James Barsi
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Aptos, CA Lawyer with 27 years experience
(831) 685-2900 8070 Soquel Drive, Suite 210
Aptos, CA 95003
Estate Planning and Probate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Deborah Ann Malkin
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Soquel, CA Attorney with 31 years experience
(831) 462-9100 2425 Porter St # 3
Soquel, CA 95073
Environmental, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
City Univ/N Y Queens Coll
John Howard Elson
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Capitola, CA Lawyer with 39 years experience
(831) 475-8535 1840 41st Avenue, #102-176
Capitola, CA 95010
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Thomas E. Rossmeissl
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(408) 883-3520 16450 Los Gatos Boulevard
Suite 108
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Los Gatos, CA Lawyer with 28 years experience
Estate Planning and Probate
Georgetown University Law Center
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Specialization. My focus is on estate planning, trust and estate administration, and trust and estate litigation. I help individuals and families who face serious legal situations, and I help bring them solutions and peace of mind. My goal is to help clients gain the peace of mind that comes with taking care of their families, to help clients navigate through the challenges of trust and estate administration, and to zealously represent clients in litigation to seek the...
Kevin C Boileau
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Campbell, CA Attorney with 33 years experience
(408) 442-2983 1999 S Bascom
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Harvard Law School, University of San Diego School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
For your mediation or negotiation needs, contact Kevin Boileau at
408.442.2983, 949.444.6964, or 415.830.0065.

Scientist, lawyer, and psychoanalyst specializing in complex negotiation, mediation, and law that utilizes game theory and psychoanalysis.

Substantively, we operate in:
DIVORCE LAW - - we handle complex financials, estates, and discreet matters
PERSONAL INJURY MEDIATION & NEGOTIATION - - we can help you avoid litigation and get your settlement
ANIMAL RIGHTS MEDIATION - - we protect animals
WATER & LAND MEDIATION - - we offer creative solutions
BUSINESS MEDIATION - - we can help with business conflicts
HUMAN RIGHTS MEDIATION - - we broker peace

We have offices in Silicon Valley/San Jose,...
Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
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(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationCampbell, CA Lawyer with 15 years experience
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of California, Davis, School of Law

Mr. Sowards is an estate planning and wealth transfer attorney. He sets ups estate plans, including living trusts, to help to avoid probate, minimize taxes and limit conflict. He also helps to settle out and administer trust and probate estates. He represents trustees to help them comply with the terms of the trust agreement and the California Probate Code. He minimizes conflict and lawsuits between trustees and beneficiaries or legal heirs. He also represents small and family owned businesses. He has saved his clients millions of dollars in probate fees and has successfully resolved several family conflicts that likely would...
Mona Deldar
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Campbell, CA Attorney with 15 years experience
(844) 335-3271 1999 S. Bascom Ave.
Ste 700
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of San Francisco School of Law
Born and raised in Northern California, Mona Deldar obtained her Bachelor’s degree with Honors from the University of California, Berkeley. After an internship at a personal injury law firm, Ms. Deldar was inspired to apply to law school. She attended the University of San Francisco School of Law where she was a member of the Maritime Law Journal. She received her Juris Doctorate degree in 2003.

Ms. Deldar’s practice is dedicated to representing injured plaintiffs in a broad range of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. She enjoys helping people who otherwise would not have the means to go up...
Robert Paul Bergman
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San Jose, CA Lawyer with 38 years experience
(408) 247-0444 1777 Saratoga Avenue
Suite 208
San Jose, CA 95129
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law, focusing on estate planning for families with children.
Paul D Van Der Walde
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Campbell, CA Attorney with 26 years experience
(408) 733-0100 51 East Campbell Avenue, Suite 120
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Santa Clara University School of Law
Attorney Paul Van Der Walde is a founding partner of Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP. For more than two decades, he has tried cases throughout Santa Clara courtrooms. His goal is to help individuals who are victims of accidents, whether small or big. He has many accomplishments, such as being part of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and being awarded the Personal Injury Attorney of the Year by Consumer Business Review. Learn more about Attorney Van Der Walde and find out how the firm can help you get the financial compensation you deserve.
Roy Wayne Litherland
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Campbell, CA Attorney with 44 years experience
(408) 356-9200 3425 S Bascom Avenue, Suite 240
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Indiana Univ Indianapolis School of Law
Roy Litherland has been providing legal services in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties continuously since 1975.

In law school, Roy was a recipient of the Dean Faust Award and received awards and honors in income taxation and estate taxation.

Roy is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a legal specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. In addition to his extensive legal background, he was previously licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Roy is a member of the California State Bar Association, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys....
Jeffrey Moore
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Campbell, CA Attorney with 28 years experience
(408) 915-8043 155 E. Campbell Avenue
Suite 121
Campbell, CA 95008
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Attorney Jeffrey M. Moore has 20 years experience assisting consumers and small business in Silicon Valley. He was raised in Santa Clara County, graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law (Juris Doctor) and Santa Clara Leavey School of Business (MBA). Mr. Moore is a recognized authority in family, bankruptcy, and landlord/tenant law. Visit our website for information on how we can assist you with your legal issue.
Suzanne Mulkern
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Campbell, CA Lawyer with 28 years experience
(408) 866-8704 51 E. Campbell Ave, Suite 400-U
Campbell, CA 95008
Arbitration & Mediation and Family
UC Hastings COL
Cecelia Soboleski
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Campbell, CA Lawyer with 27 years experience
(408) 370-6140 51 East Campbell Avenue
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Santa Clara University, School of Law
Cecelia became a Certified Family Law Specialist in 2002 and has continued to maintain these credentials. She has been practicing law since 1991. At this time nearly 100% of her business is in Family Law matters, including Divorce, Custody, Support, Guardianship, Parentage, pre and post nuptial agreements, and other related matters. This includes not only negotiated settlements, but trials and appeals. She understands the pressure that is asserted by the system (and the opposing spouse) when going through a court proceeding and is committed to, as much as is possible, reducing the stress experienced...
Russell D. Jacobson
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Watsonville, CA Lawyer with 24 years experience
(831) 728-4200 119 East Beach Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Santa Clara University School of Law
Over twenty-nine years experience in workers' compensation and personal injury law, twenty-four years as an attorney. Former firefighter injured in the line of duty, went to law school as vocational rehabilitation. Have lived and worked in Santa Cruz County for over thirty-four years.
Suzanne King Nusbaum
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Los Gatos, CA Attorney with 47 years experience
(408) 399-2688 119 Millrich Dr
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Arbitration & Mediation, Business, Employment and Health Care
Boston Univ School of Law and Santa Clara University
Judge Suzanne K. Nusbaum (Ret.) brings a wealth of experience to her ADR practice. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with specialized expertise in commercial contract, employment, health care, real estate and intellectual property matters, she serves on many ADR panels, including the American Arbitration Association's National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS), the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Kaiser Permanente, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Judge Nusbaum arbitrates and mediates legal fee disputes for the State...
Paul Francis Caputo
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Campbell, CA Attorney with 30 years experience
(408) 733-0100 51 East Campbell Avenue, Suite 120
Campbell, CA 95008
Personal Injury
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Paul Caputo, Esq. is a founding partner and the senior trial attorney at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP. His goal as a trial lawyer is to represent injured people who are unable to afford legal representation. He has taken on large companies and extended personal resources on behalf of his clients. Paul Caputo has a long history of success and has achieved numerous recognitions, including being the only Santa Clara County lawyer who was chosen as the California Trial Lawyer of the Year. He is ready to take on your case, so schedule a case evaluation with the firm...
Scott Kanter
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Saratoga, CA Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 861-6500 12901 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Loyola Law School
Scott Kanter is the lead estate planning and estate and trust litigation attorney within the Hinshaw Estate Planning practice group. He was admitted to practice law in California in 1998 and he has tried in excess of twenty jury trials and over thirty court trials. Over the course of his career, his legal practice has encompassed a broad spectrum of experience including estate planning and estate and trust litigation matters. He walks his clients through the estate planning process to ensure that all of their important estate planning goals and...
August Bullock
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Santa Cruz, CA Lawyer with 31 years experience
(831) 466-9047 Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Bankruptcy
I have been a bankruptcy lawyer since 1988. I have helped thousands of people solve their debt problems and start a new life. Please watch my video to learn more about me.
Carol Elias Zolla
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Los Gatos, CA Attorney with 23 years experience
(408) 358-6900 16450 Los Gatos Blvd.
Suite 208
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Estate Planning
UCLA School of Law
Carol is an attorney who practices only in the field of estate planning and administration. Since 2002, she has been certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Carol graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. She serves on the Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Advisory Commission to the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. She is an active member of the Trusts and Estates Section of the Silicon Valley...
Timothy James Walton
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Aptos, CA Attorney with 22 years experience
(831) 685-9800 9515 Soquel Drive
Suite 207
Aptos, CA 95003
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications and IP
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Timothy Walton has more than eighteen years experience in litigation with senders of unsolicited commercial email.
John Erik Fraker
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Saratoga, CA Attorney with 20 years experience
(800) 775-7612 14500 Big Basin Way
Suite K
Saratoga, CA 95070
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
John Erik Fraker is the chair of the Charitable Planning & Philanthropy Practice Group for Ainer & Fraker, LLP. Specializing in high net-worth estate planning, philanthropy, and asset protection, John excels at providing sophisticated financial solutions and advanced charitable techniques that help individuals reduce taxes, provide a lasting legacy, and strengthen the familyâs core identity. Prior to co-founding Ainer & Fraker, LLP in 2002, John handled the investment and insurance needs of high net worth families as a fee-only financial planner in the affluent Brentwood Santa Monica area of Los Angeles. Additionally, he worked as Business Development Officer for the...
Benita Ventresca
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LOS GATOS, CA Lawyer with 41 years experience
(408) 395-8822 20 S. SANTA CRUZ AVE.
SUITE 212
LOS GATOS, CA 95030
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Benita Ventresca has been practicing family law in Santa Clara County, California, since 1978. She helps her clients throughout San Jose and the Bay Area deal with some of lifes most difficult issues while minimizing conflict and reaching the fastest possible resolution whenever possible. At Law Offices of Benita Ventresca, Attorney Ventresca provides representation in family law areas that include divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, restraining orders, and paternity actions. Attorney Ventresca emphasizes communication with her clients, persistent advocacy, and attention to all aspects of their case. Regardless of the size of the case, her...
Kendra Bowen
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Los Gatos, CA Lawyer with 27 years experience
(650) 521-6910 20 South Santa Cruz, Ste. 300
Los Gatos, CA 94303
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
I have focused my practice solely on estate planning and advanced estate planning, specifically the legal work to PREVENT PROBATE. As a San Mateo County native, I receive great satisfaction in using the law to help other San Francisco Bay Area residents and home owners avoid the time consuming, costly and disruptive probate process. I meet with every client at a Fidelity Law Office near them and guide them through the estate planning process in a fun and efficient way. My positive approach and knowledge of estate planning law ensures that each client makes the right decisions for their estate...
Bruce Carl Janke
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Los Gatos, CA Lawyer with 42 years experience
(408) 356-6556 16965 Roberts Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Free ConsultationAppeals and Business
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Richard E Damon
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Aptos, CA Lawyer with 41 years experience
9053 Soquel Drive
Suite 203
Aptos, CA 95003
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Products Liability
Stanford University and College of William and Mary
I have been practicing law full time since 1977, and I have maintained a solo practice in Santa Cruz County since 1980. I have a general practice, with emphasis on personal injury cases, aviation accidents, and most other types of accidents. I also help individuals prepare estate plans, and eventually represent the heirs in probate proceedings. If you don't know how to describe your case, please call me, and I will let you know whether I can assist you, or else point you in the right direction.
William Frederick Clark
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Saratoga, CA Lawyer with 50 years experience
(408) 867-7827 14182 Ten Acres Ct
Saratoga, CA 95070-5637
Arbitration & Mediation and Workers' Comp
San Francisco Law Sch
Rebekah Joy Turney
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Los Gatos, CA Attorney with 10 years experience
(408) 395-6021 266 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Golden Gate University
We provide dedicated representation designed to produce results. Our primary focus is real estate, construction, landlord tenant and business law.
Jennifer Kelly Whipple
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Los Gatos, CA Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 637-6145 15466 Los Gatos Blvd, Suite 109
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Free ConsultationEducation
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Jennifer K. Whipple is an Attorney with over 20 years of civil litigation experience. Prior to founding Whipple Law Group, Ms. Whipple served as In-house Litigation Counsel and Assistant General Counsel to the world's largest fresh-packed tomato processor and prior to that, she was a Partner at an AV-rated firm. Ms. Whipple’s current practice focuses on Special Education law and Employment law. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ...
Kathy M. Campbell
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Campbell, CA Lawyer with 16 years experience
(408) 732-5400 1901 S. Bascom Avenue
Suite 1550
Campbell, CA 95008
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Seattle University School of Law
The break-down and end of a marriage is stressful and difficult enough that lawyers should not do further harm to the family by adding hostility, increasing costs, and encouraging endless litigation. While I will fight to protect my clients rights, I am skilled enough to protect my clients rights and minimize the financial and emotional costs a heavily contested proceeding can bring. I frequently help families pursue paths with alternative dispute resolution methods to achieve these goals. Many clients report that they are more empowered and stronger after this process than they were starting the process especially when pursuing the...
Kristie Dawn Prinz
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Los Gatos, CA Lawyer with 21 years experience
(408) 884-3577 P.O. Box 1594
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP and Real Estate
Vanderbilt University
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