Oakland, California Estate Planning Attorneys

Compare 21 attorneys and 7 law firms in Oakland, CA. Sort by highest rating and years of estate planning experience.

James Soper

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 64 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Robert Rosenberg

Oakland estate planning attorney at Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton with 61 years experience

(510) 832-8585

1300 Clay Street, Suite 1000, Oakland, CA 94612

Barrie Engel

Oakland estate planning attorney at Sedgwick with 55 years experience

(510) 444-3131

1999 Harrison Street, 18th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

John McDonnell Jr

Oakland estate planning attorney at Reed Smith with 54 years experience

(510) 763-2000

1999 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Wilfrid Roberge Jr

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Gallagher Woods with 53 years experience

(510) 451-0544

1999 Harrison Street, 25th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

Lawrence Shepp

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 53 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

George Peyton Jr

Oakland estate planning attorney at Lombardi Loper and Conant with 52 years experience

(510) 433-2600

1999 Harrison Street, Suite 2600, Oakland, CA 94612

Deanna Lyon

Oakland estate planning attorney at Wendel Rosen Black and Dean with 46 years experience

(510) 834-6600

1111 Broadway, Twenty-Fourth Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

J Habegger

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 45 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Timothy Smallsreed

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 40 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Linda Roodhouse

Oakland estate planning attorney at Lombardi Loper and Conant with 38 years experience

(510) 433-2600

1999 Harrison Street, Suite 2600, Oakland, CA 94612

Virginia Palmer

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 37 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Betty Orvell

Oakland estate planning attorney at Reed Smith with 32 years experience

(510) 763-2000

1999 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Bette Epstein

Oakland estate planning attorney at Reed Smith with 32 years experience

(510) 763-2000

1999 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Bruce Whitley

Oakland estate planning attorney at Reed Smith with 31 years experience

(510) 763-2000

1999 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Kristin Pace

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 30 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Diane Steinhilber

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 26 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Judith Tang

Oakland estate planning attorney at Wendel Rosen Black and Dean with 23 years experience

(510) 834-6600

1111 Broadway, Twenty-Fourth Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

Fatima Evans

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 22 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Elna Mehta

Oakland estate planning attorney at Donahue Fitzgeral with 20 years experience

(510) 451-3300

1221 Broadway, 21st Floor, Oakland, CA 94602

Need help planning your estate?

An estate planning attorney will work with you to prepare the wills and trusts to control and protect your assets during your lifetime and insure they are transferred properly after you die while minimizing taxes and delays. "Estate" is a legal term that means all your assets, property and anything of value that belongs to you. An estate planning attorney is an important advisor. There are many experienced estate planning lawyers listed in our directory.

Need an attorney in Oakland, CA?

Find the right attorney by reviewing and comparing our profiles of lawyers and their law firms, with details on each attorney and their colleague’s practice, experience, education, training, honors and fee structure. Carefully consider client reviews and recommendations from people just like you. If you have complex legal needs, a larger firm with multiple attorneys who can advise you in different areas may be the best fit. If your needs are more limited and very specific, consider a smaller firm. Speak with several Oakland estate planning attorneys to find the one that is best for you.

Ask yourself the 3 C’s:

  • Credentials ‐ How many cases has this attorney worked on similar to yours?
  • Comfort ‐ Who are you most comfortable working with? Is the lawyer’s office nearby? How and how often will they get in touch with you?
  • Cost ‐ Have expected costs and fees been clearly explained to you? It’s OK to ask for an estimate.