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Daniel L DuRee
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Larkspur, CA Probate Attorney
(415) 373-8335 700 Larkspur Landing Circle
#199
Larkspur, CA 94939
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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Daniel Timothy Quane
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Danville, CA Probate Lawyer with 13 years experience
(925) 314-2320 571 Hartz Ave
Danville, CA 94526
Probate and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law and McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Daniel T. Quane manages the Doyle Quane Family Trusts and Estates practice. Dan is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Law. He has an advanced legal degree in Taxation (LL.M.) and he was named Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in 2015 and 2016. He works with a diverse range of clients, from those of average means to wealthy families requiring complex advanced estate tax planning strategies. Dan has experience guiding families through the complex legal process required upon death in the most efficient manner possible, whether it’s through trust administration or the probate court process. He...
John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(650) 329-9500 1145 Merrill St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Probate, Business, Estate Planning 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...
Lorilee DeSantis
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
(707) 542-2889 3333 Mendocino Ave
Suite 202
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lorilee DeSantis is an attorney whose passion for helping families protect their loved ones and their assets shines through to all who work with her. Lorilee’s clients often comment that her ability to deeply listen and understand their concerns makes it very easy for them to talk to her about difficult subjects. Her clients also appreciate that Lorilee explains complex legal concepts in ways that are easy to digest so that clients fully understand their legal options. Lorilee’s dedication to helping people with family-oriented legal issues stems from personal experiences. When Lorilee was growing up, she saw...
Ivette Santaella
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San Ramon, CA Probate Attorney with 29 years experience
(888) 698-3951 111 Deerwood Road
Suite 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and IP
American University
Ivette M. Santaella is a dedicated attorney with invaluable experience in the many areas of estate planning and technology law. For the past four years, she has focused her practice on estate planning and has advised numerous families-as well as businesses-on legacy and business succession planning. Ms. Santaella also assists her clients through the analysis of strategies to minimize tax liability, as well as trust management and creditor protection. She is certified and financially trained in life and long-term care insurance, and the various types of special needs issues, which are integral in estate planning. Ms. Santaella is expanding her...
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer with 12 years experience
(925) 913-0275 18 Crow Canyon Court
Suite 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
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...
Barry L. Adams
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Lawyer with 32 years experience
(707) 542-6644 532 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 104
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific
I am an experienced trusts and estates attorney. I advise clients regarding estate planning, estate/trust administration and litigation. I can help you with setting up your estate plan, resolving a family dispute regarding a trust or estate and with administration issues after a loved one passes away. Listen to my podcasts to find out more information about these issues.
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 7 years experience
(650) 485-3437 873 Santa Cruz Avenue, Suite 202
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
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...
Jeffrey Loew
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 18 years experience
(650) 487-8725 1650 Borel Place, Suite 123
San Mateo, CA 94402
Probate and Estate Planning
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
As a litigation attorney, Mr. Loew’s primary areas of practice include trust and estate litigation (including will and trust contests), fiduciary litigation, and financial elder abuse actions.

Mr. Loew is certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization, a title held by less than half of one percent of practicing attorneys in California, and by only about three percent of estate planning attorneys.

In addition to the areas described above, Mr. Loew is the founding President of the San Mateo County Law Library Foundation, helping provide access to...
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Concord, CA Probate Lawyer with 23 years experience
(925) 825-1955 Salvio Pacheco Sq. at Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St., Ste 399
Concord, CA 94520
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
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.
Randi Sue Teichman
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Analisa Pratt
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Attorney with 13 years experience
750 Menlo Avenue, Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
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...
Michael John Young
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 42 years experience
(925) 256-0298 1931 San Miguel Dr Ste 220
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Western State Univ
Michael J. Young is an Estate, Probate and Asset Protection Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA. Mr. Young helps his clients plan for not only "What Happens if You Die", but for "What Happens If You Don't Die And Become Ill and Need Care." He helps his clients in the design of their estate plans, to protect their assets for their senior care and to also provide a legacy for their loved ones.

Mr. Young, who has been in practice for over forty years, gives workshops every month in Walnut Creek on basic estate planning and advanced estate planning. The basic...
Hannah Sargent
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Castro Valley, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 years experience
(510) 512-5400 20878 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California - Berkeley and Georgetown University Law Center
Hannah Sargent received her undergraduate degree from University of California Los Angeles and graduated from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. While in school, she spent time clerking for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Jose. She is a former military officer, company commander, two-time Iraq war veteran and decorated AH-64D Apache Helicopter pilot. She is currently the principal attorney at Sargent Law Office, where she practices litigation, business and commercial law, and estate planning, and she lives in Castro Valley with her family. Between her time working and being with her family, she enjoys...
Jeffrey Scott Hall
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Attorney with 15 years experience
(925) 230-9002 3478 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder, Estate Planning 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...
Jean Claude Bernard Mallein
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
(925) 905-9050 244 Front Street
Danville, CA 94526
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Jean Claude (JJ) B. Mallein Jr. is an experienced business, tax and trusts and estates attorney. Dedicated to wealth preservation, he has focused his education and practice on helping California residents secure their estates and prepare for the future. As a partner at boutique tax and estate planning firm in the Silicon Valley, Mr. Mallein gained valuable experience in wealth management, estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, trust and estate administrations, tax controversy, real estate transactions and like-kind exchange cases. He is fully prepared to tackle complex business and estate planning cases. Mr. Mallein is a Dual Certified...
Charles W. Applegate
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Lawyer with 15 years experience
(707) 775-9459 3535 Industrial Drive #A-3
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Criminal and Family
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
James G.  Schwartz
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Pleasanton, CA Probate Attorney with 43 years experience
(925) 463-1073 7901 Stoneridge Dr
#401
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Probate, Business, Civil Rights and Collections
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Chad Owen Dorr
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Attorney with 6 years experience
(707) 525-8800 438 First Street
4th floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Probate, Business and Estate Planning
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Chad practices Business Law and Estate Planning. In his business practice, he represents sole proprietors, partnerships, LLCs and corporations (for-profit and nonprofit) across a broad spectrum of industries. He takes particular pride in assisting families with their estate planning needs to execute their wishes for the next generation.

Prior to joining the Perry, Johnson, anderson, Miller & Moskowitz LLP, Chad was an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Jones Day, where he was a part of the firm's international trade and national security practice. In that role, he advised U.S. and foreign corporations on a...
Eric S. Gullotta
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Sonoma, CA Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
(707) 938-7234 232 West Napa Street
Suite A
Sonoma, CA 95476
Probate and Estate Planning
Empire College School of Law
At Gullotta Law Group, Attorney Gullotta assists clients through their probate and estate planning matters. Mr. Gullotta is a native to Sonoma County, and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant. He then went on to get his Master’s degree in Taxation, and then his law degree from Empire College. With this background, Attorney Gullotta has the ability to pick up on tax issues that other estate planning lawyers do not. The firm is a supporter of Prestwood School PTO, Sonoma Valley Education Foundation, Sonoma Valley Little League, and an organization called Becoming Independent, where Attorney Gullotta sits on...
Gordon Craig Young
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney with 27 years experience
(925) 314-9999 318-C Diablo Road
Danville, CA 94526
Free ConsultationProbate, Arbitration & Mediation, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
U of San Francisco School of Law
Gordon Young is a 25-year litigator, specializing in financial, trust and securities litigation. Gordon tries and arbitrates cases for trustees, beneficiaries, financial professionals, investment advisors, stock brokers, Wall Street banks, and broker-dealers. These cases include civil, probate and regulatory claims based on breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, fraud, suitability, mismanagement of mutual funds and managed accounts, the prudent investor rule, as well as employee promissory notes, up-front loans, raiding, trade secret, unfair competition and related employment claims. Gordon has successfully assisted numerous investment professionals with FINRA related expungement actions. Gordon has been recognized eleven times...
Gary D. Sparks
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 14 years experience
(925) 465-2500 2890 North Main Street
Suite 205
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Michael Rinne
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 303-2964 3478 Buskirk Ave.
Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Energy and Foreclosure Defense
Golden Gate University and Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen
Ronald C. Chauvel
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 41 years experience
(650) 573-9500 66 Bovet Road
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Probate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
After practicing for a successful San Francisco financial district law firm for ten years, Ronald started his own practice in 1988. His primary practice areas include business representation, business formations, conversions, acquisitions, sales and mergers, real estate and transportation law, and estate planning. He specializes in representing small to medium sized entities in various industries, including real estate, transportation and logistics, and start-up technology and commercial enterprises. Estate planning services are provided for business owners and their families.
James Zakasky
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
(707) 595-1148 50 Old Courthouse Square, Suite 605
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Empire College of Law
My job begins when the crisis hits. As your Attorney, I make sure that your family does not self-destruct at the passing or disability of a loved one. My family is my whole world and everything revolves around them and I want to ensure that if anything were to happen to me that their financial and emotional needs would be taken care of. I believe that most people think that way. For that reason I decided to dedicate my career to helping families not only plan their future but actually having a resource to be there when the situation...
David J. Collier
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Attorney with 9 years experience
(707) 636-4806 111 Santa Rosa Ave
Suite 222
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
David wants to help his clients solve their legal issues in the areas of real estate, wills, trusts, and probate through application of his title insurance, escrow, trust accounting, and mathematics background. David was born and raised in Yreka, a rural town near Oregon. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in Mathematics and History and from UC Santa Barbara with a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. After teaching math for a few years, David returned to his hometown to take over his family’s title insurance and escrow business, which David owned and managed for 18 years. ...
Dess Aldredge Benedetto
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 19 years experience
(925) 945-8200 1615 Bonanza Street, Ste. 209
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Ms. Benedetto has assisted hundreds of clients with the creation of their Wills, Living Trusts and other estate planning documents. She assists families with trust administration and probate procedures when loved ones pass away, and also prepares legal documents for conservatorships of elderly clients and limited conservatorships for developmentally disabled adults. In 2006, Ms. Benedetto created the Family Trust Law Center, later incorporated to Family TLC, Inc., to be a firm where families come for professional estate planning by licensed attorneys, at flat, reasonable fees. Amendment of documents and other hourly work is done as...
Basil John Boutris
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney with 33 years experience
(510) 430-1518 7677 Oakport St., Suite 1140
Oakland, CA 94621
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
My law firm specializes in all aspects of tax planning and tax controversy, trust and estate planning and litigation, business formation and bankruptcy (primarily relating to business/tax debts). I have over 30 years of experience as a tax specialist.
Daphne Anne Beletsis
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Attorney with 29 years experience
(707) 525-8800 438 First street
4th floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Probate, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury and Products Liability
UC Hastings COL
Ms. Beletsis has a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on personal injury, legal malpractice, real estate disputes, trust litigation and appeals.

Ms. Beletsis has practiced law in Sonoma County since 1989. She started her career with a one year position as a Research Attorney for the civil judges on the Sonoma County Superior Court. She was an Associate with Boyd, Murray and Wick from 1990-1995. She has been an associate at Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz since 1999.

Ms. Beletsis serves as a settlement conference panelist, discovery referee and arbitrator for the Sonoma County courts and serves as a...
Oliver Alexander Greenwood
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Martinez, CA Probate Attorney with 14 years experience
(925) 228-2550 736 Ferry
Martinez, CA 94553
Probate, Elder, Entertainment & Sports and Estate Planning
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I was born at a very young age. And now I practice law.
Raymond Bruce McFalone
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 37 years experience
(925) 944-1438 1990 N California Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Probate and Estate Planning
Western State Univ
Hesam Ferdows
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Burlingame, CA Probate Lawyer with 26 years experience
(650) 348-1600 1290 Howard Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010
Probate, Asbestos, Estate Planning and Real Estate
San Francisco Law School
Lauren T. Rios
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Burlingame, CA Probate Attorney with 4 years experience
(650) 727-0900 533 Airport Blvd., Suite 300
Burlingame, CA 94010
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
Jeremy D. Price
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Newark, CA Probate Attorney with 10 years experience
(510) 795-4757 39899 Balentine Dr., Suite 200
Newark, CA 94560
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Reginald Regan Hindley
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Lawyer with 29 years experience
(707) 575-3700 718 Orchard St
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Reginald Hindley is an attorney at law in Northern California with the Law Office of Hindley & Henderson in Santa Rosa and San Francisco. He has been practicing law in the general Bay Area for over 28 years. Reginald was born in San Jose, California and is from a family of eight children raised in San Jose and Santa Rosa, California.

Reginald received his bachelor degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1986 where he studied history, business management, accounting, and economics. He graduated in 1990 from Pepperdine University Law School in Malibu, near Los...
Nicholas Paul Jellins
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 329-1300 841 Menlo Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Probate, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Univ of Virginia School of Law
Mr. Jason Scott Luros
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Napa, CA Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
(707) 418-5118 952 School Street Suite 280
Napa, CA 94559
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and IP
Liza Weiman Hanks
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Mountain View, CA Probate Attorney with 22 years experience
(650) 428-3900 2570 W El Camino Real
#400
Mountain View, CA 94040
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford Law School
Elaine Cerveno
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Vacaville, CA Probate Lawyer with 27 years experience
(707) 646-1178 PO Box 1873
Vacaville, CA 95696
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Boston University School of Law
April Spitzer Glatt
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San Mateo, CA Probate Attorney with 23 years experience
(650) 573-9500 66 Bovet Road
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Probate, Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
April practices civil litigation specializing in employment law, estate planning and probate litigation,transportation law and real estate transactions. She is a strategic thinker and advocate who is focused on providing exceptional customer service while solving and preventing legal problems. April is a former Assistant State's Attorney in Illinois and worked as a Staff Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit in Illinois. She also worked for the San Diego District Attorney's Office.
Roger Jon Illsley
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Attorney with 38 years experience
(707) 525-8800 438 First street, 4th floor
4th floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
USC Law School
Mr. Illsley practices in the areas of real estate, business transactions and estate planning. He handles wills and trusts, probate, small business formation (corporations and limited liability companies) and a broad range of business and real estate transactions.

Mr. Illsley has practiced law in Sonoma County since 1980. He was previously a partner in the firm of James, Bernheim, Hicks, Aiona, Illsley & Gordon.

Since 1985, he has been on the faculty of Empire College School of Law, teaching classes in Commercial Law and Contracts.

Mr. Illsley received his Bachelor of Arts Degree (History) with honors from University of California, Davis in 1977...
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