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John B. Palley - Sacramento, CA

1555 River Park DriveSuite 108 Sacramento, CA 95815- 4666

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Updated: 09/09/2022

Sacramento Probate Lawyer


Mr. Palley has been practicing in the area of estates and trusts since his admission to the bar in 1994. His entire practice is dedicated to serving clients in the areas of probate and estate planning. California probate attorney John Palley is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law as determined by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization...

About John B. Palley

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Probate Attorney, Of Counsel


  • English

Practice Areas

  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1994
  • Utah, 1995

Specialties and Certifications

  • Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, By the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2008

Other Affiliations

  • Sacramento Estate Planning Counsel, 1995 - Present (Member)
  • Rotary Club of Roseville, February 1, 2008 - Present (Vocational Co-Chair)
  • Active 20-30 Club Sacramento, 1995 - Present (Past-Active)
  • Sacramento Planned Giving Forum, January 1, 2009 - Present (Board Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Estate Planning, UC Davis Extension, 2006 - Present
  • NBI Probate Process from Start to Finish, NBI, December 10, 2008

Past Positions

  • John B. Palley, Attorney at Law, Attorney, 1995 - 1999
  • Manulife Financial, Legal Marketing, 1994 - 1995


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California, 1994
  • Sonoma State U., Rohnert Park, CA, USA, 1991
    Honors: Semester in London 1989, Deans List 1990
    Major: International Business

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Delta Sigma Phi



  • Available Upon Request


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • 419 Welfare Benefit Trusts, CLU Sections Business & Compensation, July/August, 1995

Office Information


1555 River Park DriveSuite 108 Sacramento, CA 95815- 4666


  • (916) 920-9379

Office Hours

8-5 M-F


Other Sources of Feedback About John B. Palley

Included on the 2023 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list

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