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Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
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Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Palo Alto, CA
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Free Consultation! Experienced Estate Planning & Wealth Transfer Attorney!
I am a skilled and knowledgeable estate planning and wealth transfer attorney. I am dedicated to providing creative solutions in a cost-effective manner! Visit my website for client reviews. Call for a free consultation! Read More »
Patty Setser Esq.
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Patty Setser Esq.
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Palo Alto, CA
California Estate Planning Attorney
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
Daniel L DuRee
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Daniel L DuRee
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Palo Alto, CA
California Estate Planning Attorney
Do you have questions about the estate planning process? Please call today for a free consultation. Read More »
Liza Weiman Hanks
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Liza Weiman Hanks
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Palo Alto, CA
California Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years of experience
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Probate Law. Based in Mountain View, I offer Flat Fee pricing for your legal needs. I am committed to empowering my clients to create an estate... Read More »
Mr. James Michael O'Neil III
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Mr. James Michael O'Neil III
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(415) 992-3123 3505 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning and Probate
University of San Francisco School of Law
As the principal of the Law Offices of James O'Neil, James O’Neil has narrowed his primary focus to estate planning and estate administration. After graduating cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law, he served as an intern for the Honorable A. James Roberston II in the San Francisco Superior Court. After working in law firms from 2009 through 2019, James launched the Law Offices of James O'Neil. His mission is to guide his clients through the complex estate planning and trust and estate administration. He has helped hundreds of clients plan for their futures and manage...
Janet Lee Brewer
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Janet Lee Brewer
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 46 years of experience
(650) 325-8276 2501 Park Boulevard - Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning, Elder, International and Tax
Golden Gate University and University of Denver Law School
Janet is certified as a specialist in Probate, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. She has practiced exclusively in this area since 1990.
Keith Foster Carr
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Keith Foster Carr
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(408) 673-1428 2225 E. Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
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UCLA School of Law
Attorney Keith F. Carr has 30 years experience in Bankruptcy and Divorce. The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr has served the Northern California community since 1988. Since the business was established, we have helped clients save their homes and businesses and get their finances back on track through bankruptcy.

The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr has helped spouses get through the emotional pain of divorce and has advised and represented them in all family law and divorce proceedings. Attorney Keith F. Carr will take the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently to champion your rights...
Michael Jeffrey Repka
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Michael Jeffrey Repka
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(650) 488-7325 2501 Park Blvd (Ste 204)
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning and Real Estate
New York University School of Law, Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Pace Law School
Mr. Repka earned a BBA in finance from Pace University in 1993, a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 1999 and an LLM in Taxation from New York University in 2001. Shortly after obtaining his first law degree, Mr. Repka joined a New Jersey-based law firm that specialized in Estate Planning, Real Estate and Franchise law. Through this experience, Michael learned the importance of proper tax structuring in a multitude of legal services. Consequently, Mr. Repka decided to pursue a Masters of Laws degree in Taxation. Since graduating from NYU School of Law in 2001, Mr. Repka...
Kendra Bowen
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Kendra Bowen
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(650) 521-6910 2225 E. Bayshore Road
Ste. 200
Palo Alto, 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...
Michael D. Larsen
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Michael D. Larsen
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years of experience
2nd Floor
530 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Estate Planning, Elder, International 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.
Montgomery Scott Pisano
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Montgomery Scott Pisano
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(650) 903-2200 2211 Park Blvd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning, DUI, Divorce and Family
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Mr. Michael Zosky
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Mr. Michael Zosky
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Estate Planning
Santa Clara University
Michael Zosky practices in the firm’s Estate, Trust and Wealth Strategies group. Mr. Zosky’s practice focuses on the areas of domestic and international estate planning, trust and estate administration, estate and gift tax planning and compliance, and formation and structuring of sophisticated wealth strategies. Prior to joining the Royse Law Firm, Mr. Zosky was an associate with a boutique trusts and estates law practice in Palo Alto, where he assisted clients with the formation of trusts, family business entities, and other wealth management structures; he also represented trustees and executors in the administration of trusts and probate estates. Mr. Zosky is a...
Heather Ledgerwood
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Heather Ledgerwood
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(650) 321-8722 228 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 325
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Estate Planning, Education and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Robert Noel Grant
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Robert Noel Grant
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 49 years of experience
(650) 614-3800 525 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford Law School
Brian Blakely Beckwith
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Brian Blakely Beckwith
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 49 years of experience
723 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Estate Planning, Appeals, Family and Insurance Claims
Ellen Sarah Cookman
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Ellen Sarah Cookman
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(650) 690-2571 350 Cambridge Ave., Suite 330
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning
Jennifer Jordan McCall
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years of experience
(650) 233-4020 2550 Hanover St
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Estate Planning and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Philippe Gregory Davis
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(650) 327-1645 2479 E Bayshore Rd
180
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Peter LaBoskey
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 44 years of experience
(650) 804-7600 200 Page Mill Rd
200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
Robyn L. Zorea
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(650) 843-5184 3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Estate Planning and Business
New York University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Alexandra Sanela Gadzo
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(650) 397-9300 260 Sheridan Ave Ste 208
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning, Consumer, Elder and Tax
Golden Gate Law School and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Darin Hewett Donovan
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(650) 804-7602 200 Page Mill Rd
200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning
University of California Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law and University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Amir AtashiRang
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years of experience
2600 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning, Consumer, Elder and Tax
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Peter Sterling Stern
Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(650) 326-2282 350 Cambridge Ave
# 330
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning and Elder
Stanford Law School
John C.  Martin
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John C. Martin
Menlo Park, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(650) 329-9500 1145 Merrill St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Estate Planning, Business, 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...
Daniel L DuRee
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Daniel L DuRee
Mountain View, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(650) 933-7122 800 West El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
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.
Michael Cashman
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Michael Cashman
Menlo Park, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years of experience
(650) 319-6801 3705 Haven Avenue
Suite 136
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Business
University of Minnesota Law School
Liza Weiman Hanks
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Liza Weiman Hanks
Mountain View, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years of experience
(650) 428-3900 2570 W El Camino Real
#400
Mountain View, CA 94040
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Probate and Tax
Stanford Law School
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Probate Law. Based in Mountain View, I offer Flat Fee pricing for your legal needs.

I am committed to empowering my clients to create an estate plan or settle an estate in a convenient, efficient, and pleasant manner. With over 20 years of experience, I love helping clients protect loved ones and attain peace of mind.

A mother of two children, my practice is dedicated to making a positive difference for families and children.
Analisa Pratt
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Analisa Pratt
Menlo Park, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years of experience
750 Menlo Avenue, Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Golden Gate University
Analisa Pratt is the Founder of Pratt Law, which specializes in estate and trust planning and estate administration. Analisa has been practicing law for over 10 years and is licensed in California and Arizona. Before launching Pratt Law, Analisa practiced law with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and K&L Gates. She also served as a judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and as a legal research attorney with the Superior Court of California. Analisa has received a number of awards for her pro bono contributions...
Clifford Ross Chernick
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Clifford Ross Chernick
Menlo Park, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 48 years of experience
(650) 327-5570 770 Menlo Avenue
Suite 101
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business 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,...
Nicholas Paul Jellins
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Nicholas Paul Jellins
Menlo Park, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years of experience
(650) 329-1300 841 Menlo Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant, Probate and Real Estate
Univ of Virginia School of Law
Derek W Chantler
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Derek W Chantler
East Palo Alto, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years of experience
(650) 248-5007 PO Box 50430
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Christl Denecke
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Christl Denecke
Mountain View, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(650) 336-5185 1743 Pilgrim Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94040
Estate Planning
Carlos Scott Lopez
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Carlos Scott Lopez
San Carlos, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years of experience
(415) 287-0719 231 Manor Dr
San Carlos, CA 94070
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, IP and Tax
Yale Law School
Human / Civil Rights Attorney working with clients in the public and private spheres for over 25 years in over 75 countries. Significant experience serving non-profits in the public health and international development spheres assisting refugees, asylum seekers, and those suffering from various forms of trauma. Particular focus on LGBTQ and non-binary clients with legal / personal concerns related to gender expression and its effects and helping spearhead international initiatives addressing the same.

Current Director of the Gamelan Council - Asia-Pacific Public Health, Microfinance, and Development Center. Previous experience includes working as a primary care clinician / rural health officer for...
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Marisa Catherine Nelson
San Carlos, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(650) 485-3437 1300 Industrial Road
Suite 14
San Carlos, CA 94070
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning and Probate
University of San Francisco School of Law
My goal is to make it more convenient, comfortable, personal, and straightforward to work with a lawyer. I work with busy professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, and parents who want protection, peace of mind, and convenience, including local, out-of-state, and international clients with California legal needs. I leverage modern technology to make legal services easier to obtain, more comfortable, and less time-consuming, without sacrificing quality. At the same time, I take an old-fashioned approach to legal counsel. I want to be your trusted legal advisor, and that means earning your trust. Hiring a lawyer doesn’t have to be intimidating...
Matthew G. Grech
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Matthew G. Grech
San Jose, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business 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...
Zakiya J. McCullough
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Zakiya J. McCullough
Santa Clara, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(408) 850-7250 5201 Great America Pkwy
Ste 320
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning and Elder
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Zakiya Norton is a Founding Principal of Norton Basu LLP. Admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2010 and the California State Bar in 2013, Ms. Norton has experience in all aspects of litigation. She currently focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, conservatorships and litigation issues.

Ms. Norton is committed to keeping her client’s interests at heart and reaching timely resolutions of difficult situations. Within the estate planning field she handles a number of complex issues ranging from preparation of wills and revocable living trusts to forming family limited partnerships and limited liability companies....
Somita Basu
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Somita Basu
Santa Clara, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years of experience
(408) 850-7250 5201 Great America Pkwy #320
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Concord Law School at Purdue Global
Somita Basu is a Founding Principal of Norton Basu LLP. Ms. Basu began her career in financial services and insurance and has lived and worked across the globe, working with blue chip Fortune 500 companies. Her career has taken her from the New York City metropolitan area to India and Singapore, where she gained a unique perspective on global business practices and cultures. She has worked in senior management positions with a culturally diverse workforce.

Having lived abroad for 13 years, Ms. Basu is particularly sensitive to how different cultural views can influence decision-making and risk appetite....
Helen Brennan Baumann
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Helen Brennan Baumann
Redwood City, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 49 years of experience
(650) 381-0200 495 Seaport Ct
Redwood City, CA 94063
Estate Planning
Stanford University
Barbara M. Loebner
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Barbara M. Loebner
Los Altos, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(650) 468-3220 2053 Grant Rd., #260
Los Altos, CA 94024
Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
Nina C Decker Esq.
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Nina C Decker Esq.
Santa Clara, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(408) 919-0088 2930 Bowers Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Probate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Nina Decker is a licensed attorney in California. She obtained her law degree from Santa Clara University in 2012. While in law school, Nina was the Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Clara Journal of International Law, and received Witkin and CALI awards for academic achievement. She also interned for Chief Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. A native of Boise, Idaho, Nina also has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Boise State University. After graduating from Santa Clara University, Nina worked as a Graduate Fellow with the Northern California Innocence Project,...
Bobby Lydon-Lam
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Bobby Lydon-Lam
Sunnyvale, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years of experience
1250 Oakmead Parkway, Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Estate Planning and Probate
William Richard Conklin
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William Richard Conklin
Redwood City, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 58 years of experience
(650) 361-1163 643 Bair Island Rd
Ste 200A
Redwood City, CA 94063
Estate Planning, Agricultural, Elder and Tax
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
James Cai
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James Cai
San Jose, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years of experience
(408) 436-0789 1754 Technology Dr
#122
San Jose, CA 95110
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, IP and Immigration
Temple University Beasley School of Law
James Cai founded SAC Attorneys, LLP after serving as in-house legal counsel for Yahoo! Inc. His practice focuses on corporate law, immigration, employment and estate planning. Mr. Cai believes in relationship lawyering and has a client-driven practice. He practices law the old fashioned way - giving each client this full attention with prompt responses, thorough research and analysis, aggressive representation and careful attention to details, in both transactional and litigation matters. As a result, most of his clients are repeat and long term clients, including individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations and public companies. Before founding SAC Attorneys, LLP,...
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