Contra Costa County Lawyers

Konstantine A Demiris
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Konstantine A Demiris
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 16 years of experience
(925) 378-2520 700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 140
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationAppeals
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...
Carin Leanne Johnson
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Carin Leanne Johnson
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(925) 952-8900 2125 Oak Grove Rd Ste 315
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Free ConsultationAppeals
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Carin Johnson is a passionate defender of parents’ rights and has practiced dependency and juvenile law for over 27 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Chico State University and is a graduate of Golden Gate University, School of Law, 1993.

In September 2010, Carin presented oral argument in the California First District Court of Appeal, involving a case where the dependency court denied her client reunification services and sought to terminate her parental rights. Carin fought hard for the mother and won a rare REVERSAL, of the lower court’s ruling. This changed California law.

Again, Carin argued a wrongfully-accused...
Jen Grondahl Lee
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Jen Grondahl Lee
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 12 years of experience
(925) 586-6738 111 Deerwood Road
Suite 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Bankruptcy and Consumer
University of Richmond School of Law
When I opened my law firm in 2010, I was pretty much just a bankruptcy attorney. But over the years, as clients came to me with their unique challenges, I evolved my thinking beyond bankruptcy.

I've developed innovative solutions to help my clients handle their debt and credit issues. As a debt and credit strategy attorney, I show clients all options available to them, explain the consequences of each option, and guide them to decisions that fit their individual situation, budget, and timeline. Bankruptcy for my clients is the last, not first option.

My services are for individuals and business owners....
Ivette Santaella
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Ivette Santaella
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 32 years of experience
(925) 831-4840 San Ramon, CA 94583
IP
American University
You’ve spent your life building your wealth. And no matter how large or how modest – protecting your assets matters. Ivette Santaella understands that estate planning may seem daunting. You might feel uncomfortable talking about what happens after death. Or maybe you’re worried that you don’t understand the laws well enough. Santaella Law Group, APC is here to guide you through your concerns and make estate planning easy. Ivette has more than 30 years of experience talking her clients through their goals, translating and helping them navigate the law, and working with them to come up with a solid plan for...
Jason M. Horst
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Jason M. Horst
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(415) 871-6567 1855 San Miguel Road Suite 17
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation, Business, Insurance Claims and Trademarks
University of San Francisco School of Law
Jason Horst is the Managing Partner of Horst Legal Counsel. Jason served for more than a decade as an attorney in large regional and international law firms before founding Horst Legal Counsel, serving the legal needs of businesses and individuals in California. Jason is an accomplished litigator, having successfully resolved countless disputes for his clients in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including those involving commercial contracts, partnership disputes, trademark infringement, real estate, antitrust, and more. Jason prides himself on the ability to develop and execute creative strategies to efficiently accomplish his clients’ goals. Jason is also among the...
Christina Weed
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Christina Weed
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(925) 390-3222 1990 N California Blvd
Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Business 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 Charles Schwartz
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Andrew Charles Schwartz
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(925) 275-5592 2121 N California Blvd
1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
University of San Francisco School of Law
With more than 40 years of legal experience, Andrew Schwartz has handled countless cases for clients ranging from serious injuries and personal injury to product liability law at Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook. A 1975 graduate from the University of San Francisco School of Law, Mr. Schwartz has been admitted to the Federal and California Bars and the U.S. Supreme Court. Throughout his legal career, he’s achieved numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for injured clients, including a $5.6 million jury verdict that was considered one of the top 100 jury verdicts in California in 2017. In addition to holding memberships...
R. Lewis Van Blois
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R. Lewis Van Blois
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 56 years of experience
(925) 947-1055 2950 Buskirk Avenue
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Leaders In Personal Injury Litigation

In the aftermath of a life-altering injury caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless actions, you and the people you love face many challenges. You will face a grueling recovery process with no guarantee of living the life you once lived. In addition, you will need significant financial resources to compensate you for your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and other damages.

It is important to understand that the lawyer you select in your personal injury claim matters a great deal. For many decades, individuals and families across Oakland, the Bay Area, Central Valley and...
John Secrest Richards
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John Secrest Richards
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(925) 231-8104 261 Hartz Avenue
Danville, CA 94526
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
J.R. Richards' practice focuses on developing long term client relationships representing their interests in both transactional matters and in civil litigation. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants primarily in real estate and business disputes and has successfully litigated cases through dispositive motion, trial and settlement in state and federal courts. J.R. prepares each case to achieve a favorable judgment by trial or before trial, and when in the best interest of the client leverages a favorable settlement. Community Involvement: * Coach/Manager for Pre-K/K softball team the Purple Puppies 2016. * Coach/Manager for the Danville...
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Zachary Roy Rayo
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(925) 825-1955 Salvio Pacheco Sq. at Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St., Ste 399
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationUniversity 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.
Cristin Michelle Lowe
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Cristin Michelle Lowe
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 17 years of experience
(925) 215-1388 4000 Executive Parkway
Suite 220
San Ramon, CA 94583
Arbitration & Mediation
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Our practice covers all aspects of family and matrimonial law in all of the Bay Area counties, primarily focusing on Contra Costa, Alameda, Solano, and San Francisco counties. We will expertly navigate you through your family law matter, whether it involves termination of a domestic partnership, paternity, custody, visitation, domestic violence, adoption, guardianship, support, an annulment, legal separation, or post-judgment issues. Regardless which of these processes you are dealing with, we understand the strain and pressure that these matters inevitably put on clients and the necessity of providing strong representation. Therefore, we strive to make the entire process as easy...
Lubna Khan Jahangiri
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Lubna Khan Jahangiri
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 20 years of experience
(925) 574-0100 210 Porter Drive, Suite 230
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationBusiness and Real Estate
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
San Ramon Business & Real Estate Lawyer
Lubna K Jahangiri has been serving the business community of the San Francisco Bay Area for over twelve years. Attorney Jahangiri provides consultation and representation in a variety of transactional business and real property matters including:

Litigation –Represent clients in litigation, trials, arbitrations, mediations, civil writ petitions and appeals related to business, commercial, and real property disputes

Legal Experience
Ms. Jahangiri earned her J.D. (Doctor of Jurisprudence) from Golden Gate University in 2001, from where she graduated at the top of her class. While at law school, Ms. Jahangiri earned the CALI award for writing and research...
Anthony Remo Luna
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Anthony Remo Luna
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(510) 592-3152 1806 Bonanza Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Workers' Comp
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Mr. Luna holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Management and Marketing from San Francisco State University and went to the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he graduated with honors and was appointed a member of the Traynor Honor Society. In addition, Mr. Luna received a coveted Witkin Award for studies conducted in International Banking.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Luna worked in a boutique civil litigation and general practice firm in Fresno, CA and then went on to work with a couple of different Workers' Compensation firms in the Bay Area (doing both applicants and...
Wilson  Purves, Esq.
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Wilson Purves, Esq.
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(925) 222-5074 1801 Oakland Blvd.
Ste 220
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Business and Immigration
University of Buenos Aires School of Law
Wilson Purves practice focuses on Family, Deportation Defense and Business (Investment & employment) based Immigration to the United States.

Mr. Purves works with individuals and clients of various sizes, from start-ups and small businesses to large corporations, in a broad range of industries, such as wineries, restaurants, manufacturing, academia, medical, technology, athletics, arts, fashion and entertainment fields.

Mr. Purves is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and currently serves as legal counsel for the Mexican Consulate of San Francisco, CA.

He is regular contributor to several media outlets in Northern California including AM1010 and...
Patricia Ann Rowe
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Patricia Ann Rowe
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 21 years of experience
(925) 256-1000 1401 Franquette Ave.
Suite A-3
Concord, CA 94520
Business 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.
Scott Jordan
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Scott Jordan
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(925) 913-0275 18 Crow Canyon Court
Suite 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Business
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I represent individuals and small to medium sized businesses in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and debt consolidation matters. For individuals, I represent clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including adversary proceedings, including 2nd home mortgage lien stripping, redemption of vehicles and student loan reductions. For businesses, I provide services related to the winding down of a business, board and management consultations and bankruptcy debt consolidation in Chapter 11. In conjunction with my bankruptcy practice, I also provide estate planning, probate and trust administration representation. The best way to avoid probate is to plan properly by drafting...
Jeffrey Burton Kahn
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Jeffrey Burton Kahn
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 33 years of experience
(866) 494-6829 1255 Treat Blvd., Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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...
Erik J Christensen
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Erik J Christensen
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 3 years of experience
(925) 932-2468 1255 Treat Blvd
#600
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationAppeals, Business and Employment
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California - Irvine
Erik is rated one of California's rising stars in the field of Labor and Employment Law by the American Institute of Legal Advocates. He is now an associate at Littler Mendelson, the world's top-rated Labor and Employment Law firm.

Erik is a graduate of UC Hastings, College of the Law, where he worked at the California Supreme Court and at the First District Court of Appeal, two of the most prestigious opportunities provided to law students in California. Erik also served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Victim Impact Program (sometimes referred to as the “Special...
Glicel E. Sumagaysay
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Glicel E. Sumagaysay
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 13 years of experience
(888) 201-8282 1990 N. California Blvd.
Suite 870
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationEmployment
Alliant International University
The Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay handles employment matters as follows: *Federal employee, public entity employee, and private employee representation in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), federal court, Department of Fair Housing and Employment (“DFEH”), and state courts; *Claims include wrongful termination; retaliation; discrimination on the basis of disability, race, gender, and other protected statuses; *wage and hour matters with the Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement (“DLSE”) and courts; *small business employer compliance with California and federal law.
Amy L. Alvis
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Amy L. Alvis
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(925) 516-1617 613 First Street, Suite 202
Brentwood, CA 94513
Arbitration & Mediation
CAL Northern School of Law and California State University - Chico
Amy's approach to estate planning is to focus on each client's unique needs and objectives. She strives to design a comprehensive plan for her clients that provides the maximum protection without compromise. Her broad experience enables her to provide keen insight for her clients. She is deeply commitment to her clients and the ethical standards of her profession. Amy has lived in Brentwood since 2001 with her husband and two daughters. She is a Director for the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce and in her free time, enjoys yoga, reading and golf.
Andrew John Chan
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Andrew John Chan
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 13 years of experience
(510) 832-7770 2300 Clayton Road, Suite 350
Concord, CA 94520
IP, Insurance Defense, Products Liability and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Andrew is a senior counsel in the Oakland/East Bay office of Ericksen Arbuthnot and co-chair of the firm's Appellate Practice Group. 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, intellectual property, personal injury, professional liability, real estate, and other commercial issues.

Andrew has B.A. degrees in Cognitive Science and History, and a minor in Philosophy, from the...
Michael J. Hassen
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Michael J. Hassen
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(925) 359-7500 1981 N. Broadway, Suite 280
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Antitrust, Appeals and Business
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Michael Hassen's litigation practice spans over 30 years and emphasizes general business and commercial litigation, including class action defense and matters involving intellectual property and unfair competition.
Christopher Light
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Christopher Light
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(720) 330-2848 1990 N. California Blvd.
Suite #800
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationCalifornia Western School of Law
Mr. Light firmly believes in the power of empathy and humanity. His strength of empathy and unique personal experience with tragedy has allowed him to connect with clients who’ve suffered their own profound losses. Mr. Light is honored to represent and advocate for individuals and families suffering from the universe of challenges that inherently follow a traumatic brain injury.

Nobody expects or can anticipate what follows a brain injury, even a “mild” trauma. Growing up, Mr. Light was reminded on a daily basis of the strength, determination, love, patience and understanding necessary to endure the aftermath of a life-altering event....
Jeffrey Scott Hall
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Jeffrey Scott Hall
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 18 years of experience
(925) 230-9002 3478 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationAdministrative 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...
Peter Tormey
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Peter Tormey
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(925) 352-9842 101 Gregory Lane
Suite 46
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationJohn 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, ...
Amanda Marie Jarratt
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Amanda Marie Jarratt
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 16 years of experience
(925) 480-7850 111 Deerwood Road, Ste 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation
Golden Gate University School of Law
I am a divorce attorney mediator. I have created a divorce mediation program that can help you reach an agreement in as little as 90 days. After years spent in courtrooms, two truths became undeniable: Getting divorced in court is too expensive and getting divorced in court takes too long. Between the cost and the time involved, most clients are disheartened and dissatisfied with the process. I knew there had to be a better way. Divorce is hard enough without adding years of expensive courtroom battles. Committed to helping separating couples find closure faster, I undertook divorce mediation training and...
Edward William Younger IV
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Edward William Younger IV
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(925) 420-4111 420 Beatrice Court, Suite G1
Brentwood, CA 94513
Business
Concord Law School
I am an estate planning and business law lawyer practicing in East Contra Costa County California. I take pride in providing value minded legal services to area families and businesses.
Michael Douglas Goforth
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Michael Douglas Goforth
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 42 years of experience
(925) 682-9500 2001 Salvio St., Suite 25
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp
Western State University College of Law and University of California, Berkeley School of Law
For 38 years has represented catastrophically injured persons throughout Northern California. Workers' compensation, industrial accidents, death claims, orthopedic injuries, amputations, CRPS, TBI, PTSD. The Goforth & Lucas Law Partnership helps injured workers level the playing field against insurance carriers and their army of lawyers.
Peter Alan Mankin
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Peter Alan Mankin
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 46 years of 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.
Scott M. Johnson
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Scott M. Johnson
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 9 years of experience
(925) 217-2247 1320 Willow Pass Road
Suite 600
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Santa Clara University School of Law
Hi! I'm Scott M. Johnson and I am founding Partner of Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Patrick PC. I graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a major in American Literature, then attended Santa Clara University Law School and graduated Cum Laude. Prior to starting Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Patrick, P.C., I worked for a consumer bankruptcy law firm assisting debtors. I have represented hundreds of Debtors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases throughout Northern California, successfully helping them to discharge the burdensome debt, keep their homes, and restore their credit. Scott also represents consumers in...
Christian Pedersen
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Christian Pedersen
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney
(707) 426-5300 3150 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA 94806
Free ConsultationArizona State University


Christian Pedersen was born in Seattle and raised in Solano County. He graduated in Brigham Young University majoring in finance, and then was admitted to Arizona State’s law school and MBA program. While in school, Mr. Pedersen earned a certificate in Law, Science, and Technology from the Sandra Day O’Connor school of law, and worked in a legal clinic that provided legal services to startup businesses. Mr. Pedersen focused on entrepreneurship and solar energy technology. Mr. Pedersen worked in the solar industry performing transactional legal work and business analytics. After drafting thousands of documents, Mr. Pedersen decided...
Daniel Xuli
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Daniel Xuli
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 4 years of experience
(925) 932-2468 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 600
Walnut Creek, CA 94597-7965
Employment
University of California Hastings College of the Law
I practice in the San Francisco Bay Area as an employment attorney at Littler Mendelson. I represent employers in all phases and types of employment litigation (e.g., wage and hour class actions, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, misclassification, wrongful termination, etc.), provide advice and counsel to employers regarding their employment practices and policies, and create and present customized workplace trainings and presentations unique to employers' goals and company culture. My professional experiences outside of the realm of law are rooted in business, management, and accounting. Outside of work, I serve as a member of the Saint Mary’s College of California...
Rebecca Romero-Vigil
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Rebecca Romero-Vigil
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 13 years of experience
Concord California
Concord, CA 94521
Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Rebecca's undergraduate degree in Social Work carries forward in her caring and passionate attitude toward representing her clients in tax issues, including tax levies, offer in compromise. Her practice includes preparing trust plans (trust, pour over will, health care directive, and power of attorney) for her clients and assisting clients selecting and forming their business entity (S Corp, C Corp, LLC or LLP). Rebecca is determined to get the best result for her client. Prepare today, for peace of mind in the future.
Gordon Craig Young
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Gordon Craig Young
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 30 years of experience
(925) 314-9999 318-C Diablo Road
Danville, CA 94526
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation and Securities
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...
Melanie Tardell
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Melanie Tardell
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 4 years of experience
(925) 400-8765 14850 Highway 4
Ste A # 236
Discovery Bay, CA 94505
Arbitration & Mediation
Monterey College of Law
Melanie is a compassionate advocate for her clients because she was a client first. She prefers to keep people out of court where they have more control/power over the outcome of their issues. Besides the standard family law services offered, she offers services such as Demand Letter Writing and Mediation. These alternatives often solve disputes before they land in court, preserving the client's finances and emotional energy. As Melanie observed others' disappointment in their legal matters, she was motivated to open a client-friendly law practice built on integrity, compassion, and accessibility. As a result, Signified Law was born. Her personal experience...
Joseph John Appel
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Joseph John Appel
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(925) 938-2000 100 Pringle Ave
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProducts 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...
Stephen L. Moses
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Stephen L. Moses
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(415) 623-9101 1600 School St
#105H
Moraga, CA 94556
Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Consumer
Syracuse University College of Law
Stephen offers experienced business and legal counseling to individuals and corporations throughout the Bay Area, including: (1) Business litigation and dispute resolution services involving misappropriation of trade secrets, non-compete/solicitation agreements, mechanics lien and payment bond claims, commercial leases, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent misrepresentation and unfair, unlawful or fraudulent business practices (Bus. & Prof. C. sec. 17200); (2) Construction contracting; (3) Intellectual Property licensing and distribution; and (4) E-commerce, website terms of use, privacy policies and data protection and security.
Oliver Alexander Greenwood
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Oliver Alexander Greenwood
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 17 years of experience
(925) 957-1030 367 Civic Drive, Suite 2
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Entertainment & Sports
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
OLIVER GREENWOOD is the principal of the Law Offices of Oliver Greenwood in Pleasant Hill. He is the author of chapters 1, 4, 12, 16, and 17 in the CEB Guardianship Handbook. Mr. Greenwood received his B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. A frequent speaker regarding probate matters and a member of the Judicial Council's Probate & Mental Health Advisory Committee. Mr. Greenwood is also a contributing author to CEB's conservatorship and powers of attorney and health care directives books. Mr. Greenwood's areas of practice include conservatorships, guardianships,...
Michael John Appel
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Michael John Appel
Contra Costa County, CA Lawyer with 49 years of experience
(925) 938-2000 100 Pringle Ave
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Workers' Comp
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
For more than 30 years, Mike Appel has devoted his practice exclusively to personal injury and wrongful death cases. He represents clients throughout California, both in State and Federal courts. Born and raised in Redondo Beach, Mike attended St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California, where he majored in English. He was an editor of the college’s literary magazine, "The Phoenix." He also played rugby for the Gaels, and was a member of the team that went on the first annual rugby tour of the East Coast. Mike received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970. At graduation he also received...
Mr. Bennett Roger Glen
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Mr. Bennett Roger Glen
Contra Costa County, CA Attorney with 35 years of experience
(877) 236-4536 2121 North California Blvd., Suite 290
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
My law practice focuses on representing injury and death victims and their families. Many of my cases have involved personal injury, car accidents, accidental death, wrongful death, truck accidents, big-rig accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability, defective products, dog bites, nursing home injuries, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and dangerous property. I have been highly successful in favorably resolving my clients' cases and obtaining monetary compensation for my clients for over 22 years. My clients have suffered catastrophic injuries, death of a family member, serious injuries requiring hospitalization or surgery and many other types of injuries including coma, brain injuries, quadriplegia, triplegia, loss of...

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