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Jeanne Vatterott-Gale

Practice areas:

Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, Family

Jeanne Vatterott-Gale

About Me

Jeanne Vatterott-Gale is an attorney currently practicing in Yuma, Arizona with the


firm of Hunt & Gale. She is an active member of the State Bars of Arizona, California and


Missouri.


A 1985 cum laude graduate of St. Louis University Law School, Jeanne received a


fellowship in public law and government. After graduation, she worked as an attorney for the


U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. She later returned to practice in her


native St. Louis, and worked for the St. Louis Redevelopment Authority and later as a clinical


instructor at St. Louis University. After marrying and relocating to California, she worked as


an administrator at both Stanford and University of California Berkeley- Boalt Hall Law


Schools.


In 1992, Jeanne moved to Yuma. She opened her own practice in 1997. In 2001,


she obtained a diploma in taxation from the University of San Diego law school where her


studies focused on estate & gift taxation, partnership taxation and deferred compensation.


Her current practice focuses on the areas of estate planning, probate, closely held businesses


and real estate. She is certified by the Arizona State Bar as specialist in the areas of trusts


and estates.


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Estate Planning: 30%
  2. Trusts: 30%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Family: 10%
  5. Elder Law: 10%

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Contact Info

Hunt & Gale

330 W 24th St Ste 1
Yuma, AZ, 85364-6455

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 199503/02/2015
CAActive198905/25/2015
MOGood Standing, Active198501/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Specialist - Estates and Trust LawState Bar of Arizona2009
Outstand Sol Practioner for Yuma CountyArizona State Bar Association2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ProfessorArizona Western College2007 - 2009
Adjunct ProfessorSt. Louis University School Of Law1987 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Arizona, Continuing Legal Education CommitteMemberN/A
Yuma County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of Arizona, Mental Health and Elder LawMemberN/A
State Bar of Arizona, Probate and Trust Law SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
St. Louis Law ReviewAssociate Editor1985

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawTaxationPost-JD2001
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Saint Louis UniversityPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1982
University of Missouri, ColumbiaFrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Operation Boots to Business: From Service to Start-UpLegal Issues Impacting Veteran Owned Businesses2014
National Business InstituteThe Probate Process from Start to Finish2014
Arizona Society of CPA’s, Southwest ChapterNew Rules for Court Accountings or Court ‘Accounts2012
An Introduction to Family Limited PartnershipsAn Introduction to Family Limited Partnerships2012
University of ArizonaTrusts: An Introduction2010
Yuma Sunrise Rotary ClubEstate Planning: Who needs a trust?2009