Colleen E. McAvoy

Colleen E. McAvoy (San Mateo, California)

Colleen E. McAvoy

Attorney in San Mateo, CA
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.
650-341-2585
Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

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

Peer Reviews (4)

Peer Reviews (4)
AV Rated
5.0/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
General Practice, Litigation, Employee Rights and Estate Planning
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.9/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
5.0/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.9/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.9/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
5.0/5
Peer Reviews (4)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 02/08/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 03/11/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/10/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 05/10/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
*Individual reviews provided before 2009 are not displayed

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
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)

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Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
McGlashan & Sarrail A Professional Corporation
177 Bovet Road, Sixth Floor,
San Mateo, CA 94402
U.S.A.
Phone
650-341-2585
Fax
650-341-1395
Office Information
Office Information
Colleen E. McAvoy
Principal
McGlashan & Sarrail A Professional Corporation
177 Bovet Road, Sixth Floor,
San Mateo, CA 94402

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McGlashan & Sarrail A Professional Corporation (San Mateo, California)