Douglas P. Barnes

Douglas P. Barnes: Attorney with Douglass ❖ Barnes, LLP
Attorney Awards

Biography

Panel Member, Senior Adult Legal Aid.

Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Estate Planning
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Probate and Trust Mediation
  • Conservatorships and Guardianships
  • Business Tax Planning
  • Corporate Formation
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Medi-Cal Planning
  • Family Partnerships and LLCs
  • Charitable Trusts and Foundation Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
408-395-4800  Phone
408-395-4899  Fax
www.dougbarneslaw.com
University Attended:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Criminology, 1975; Golden Gate University, M.B.A., Taxation, 1981
Law School Attended:
California Western School of Law, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1981
Admission:
1981, California
Memberships:
Silicon Valley Bar Association (Member, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section); State Bar of California (Member, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section); Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council.

Mr. Barnes is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, He has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and a life-member of Who's Who in America.
Languages:
English
Certifications:
( Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
911444146

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (16 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.3/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 12/24/15 in Estate Planning

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 03/04/12 in Estate Planning

    I have know Doug for more than 33 years and feel very comfortable with referring clients to him.

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San Luis Obispo, California

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