Malcolm T. Manwell: Lawyer with Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP

Malcolm T. Manwell

Mr. Manwell’s practice includes complex real estate transactions, estate planning and business formation, non-profit entities, limited liability company and public agency representation. He heads the transactional and estate planning group at Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Transactions
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Living Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust and Estate Collections
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Planning
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Transfers
  • Business Trusts
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Small Business Law
Mailing Address438 First Street, 4th Floor, Santa Rosa, California, 95401-6390
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., cum laude, 1971
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1976
BornOroville, California, January 2, 1949

Areas of Practice: 

Mr. Manwell’s practice includes complex real estate transactions, estate planning and business formation, non-profit entities, limited liability company and public agency representation. He heads the transactional and estate planning group at Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz. 


Mr. Manwell is an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney*. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame (Cum Laude) in 1971. Following that, he worked for two years in the lumber mills of Northern California before attending and graduating from law school at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1976. He was admitted to the California Bar in December of 1976. Prior to joining to Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz in 2004, he had over 25 years litigation experience, representing clients in the family law, business, real estate and estate settlement areas. He represented numerous clients in trials and arbitrations throughout the North Coast and in the Federal District Court in San Francisco. 

Representative Clients: 

Mr. Manwell has represented private individuals and businesses along the North Coast for nearly 3 decades, including the Oakmont Village Association, the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Rosa, Forestville Water District, Camp Meeker Recreation & Parks District, TRI Development, LLC and the Prison University Project, Inc. He has handled transactional matters in the past for such entitles as State Farm Insurance Company, the Mendocino County Community Services District and the Redwood Credit Union. 

Community Involvement: 

Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire, Past President of the Santa Rosa Active 20-30 Club (#50), Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Bar Association, Co-Editor of The Sonoma County Bar Journal, Big Brothers volunteer, donor, Blood Bank of the Redwoods, instructor at Sonoma State University, Rincon Valley Youth Soccer Coach for more than a decade, and general counsel for the Prison University Project, Inc. 


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Malcolm T. Manwell

438 First Street, 4th Floor
Santa RosaCA 95401-6390


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