Colleen E. McAvoy (San Mateo, California)
Colleen E. McAvoy (San Mateo, California)

Colleen E. McAvoy

Licensed for 31 years

Practice Area: Conservatorship, Estate Planning, Estate Administration 4 more areas of practice + 4 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Colleen E. McAvoy

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving San Mateo, CA view address

Partner at firm McGlashan & Sarrail A Professional Corporation

Serving San Mateo, CA view address

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Colleen E. McAvoy

COLLEEN E. MCAVOY specializes in estate planning, conservatorships, business and real estate law. Her business and real estate clients include individuals, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and homeowners’ associations. Ms. McAvoy is a State Bar certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law, and serves as Independent Counsel in conservatorship matters for the San Mateo County Superior Court. She is also member of the board of directors of the San Mateo County Bar Association and its sections on real estate and estate planning, and served as co-chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section for several years. Ms. McAvoy was first named a Northern California SuperLawyer in...

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COLLEEN E. MCAVOY specializes in estate planning, conservatorships, business and real estate law. Her business and real estate clients include individuals, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and homeowners’ associations. Ms. McAvoy is a State Bar certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law, and serves as Independent Counsel in conservatorship matters for the San Mateo County Superior Court. She is also member of the board of directors of the San Mateo County Bar Association and its sections on real estate and estate planning, and served as co-chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section for several years. Ms. McAvoy was first named a Northern California SuperLawyer in 2009. She received her undergraduate degree in public policy from Stanford University and graduated from Hastings College of the Law (University of California) in 1985.

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  • 5.0/5.0 4 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 02/08/13 in General Practice

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      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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    • Communication

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/11/12 in Litigation

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      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/10/11 in Employee Rights

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/10/11 in Estate Planning

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Principal
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1985, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Hastings College of the Law, University of California
      Class of 1985
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Stanford University
      Class of 1982
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1959
      Oxnard, California, July 2, 1959
      Associations & Memberships
      San Mateo County Bar Association (Past Co-Chair, Probate Section
      Member, Real Estate Section)
      State Bar of California
      San Mateo County Superior Court Panel of Independent Counsel for Probate matters
      Peninsula Estate Planning Council (President, 2006)
      California Women Lawyers
      Stanford Bay Area Professional Women.
      Certifications
      (Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)

      Areas of Law

      • Conservatorship
      • Estate Planning
      • Estate Administration
      • Trust Administration
      • Business Law
      • Real Estate Law
      • Probate