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Jane K. Penhaligen J.D., LL.M - Pleasant Hill, CA

3478 Buskirk Ave.Suite 1000 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Updated: 04/20/2023

Pleasant Hill Estate Planning Lawyer

Overview

Jane K. Penhaligen specializes in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, business succession planning, asset protection, and probate. Her forward-looking estate planning guidance has saved her clients the stress of worrying about their families personally and financially.

Ms. Penhaligen is an experienced estate planning attorney who obtained her Masters of Laws in taxation with Honors at Golden Gate University in 2004...

Jane K. Penhaligen specializes in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, business succession planning, asset protection, and probate. Her forward-looking estate planning guidance has saved her clients the stress of worrying about their families personally and financially.

Ms. Penhaligen is an experienced estate planning attorney who obtained her Masters of Laws in taxation with Honors at Golden Gate University in 2004. Ms. Penhaligen obtained her Juris Doctorate at Pepperdine University School of Law and received her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California at Berkeley.

A member of the California Bar Association, Ms. Penhaligen joined the Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law Section of the Bar in 1995. She is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley.

Ms. Penhaligen resides in Walnut Creek and has resided in the East Bay since returning from Southern California after law school. As a long-standing environmentalist and SCUBA diver, Ms. Penhaligen has done pro bono work for CORAL which works to preserve coral reefs around the world.

Jane is also a member of the Sierra Club. As an avid hiker, she has a focused appreciation of nature and the work required to preserve it, similar to her focus in preserving a legacy for her clients. Additionally, she promotes the consideration of family pets when planning one's estate.

About Jane K. Penhaligen J.D., LL.M

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Trust Administration

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California

Other Affiliations

  • California Bar Association, 1987 - Present (Member)
  • California Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section, 1995 - Present (Member)
  • Estate Planning Council, Diablo Valley (Member)

Pro Bono Activities

  • CORAL
  • Sierra Club, Member

Education

  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California, 2004
    LL.M., Master of Laws
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, 1987
    J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1982
    B.S.

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

3478 Buskirk Ave.Suite 1000 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Fax

  • 925-746-7101

Office Hours

9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m

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I was extremely satisfied with the trust work performed for me by Jane Penhaligen. She was very thorough in covering everything that needed to be covered in my trust. Whenever I had any questions or concerns about anything at all, Jane responded to those questions and concerns in a timely manner. If there was anything I didn't really understand - such as terminology - I could interrupt her mid-speech and she would take a moment to explain what it was she was talking about. All in all, I received a very well-written and comprehensive trust, will, advance care directive and power of attorney. I am more than satisfied with the professional work provided to me by Jane Penhaligen. I recommend her highly to anybody looking for trust work.

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