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Christopher Sam Manes

Practice areas:

Trusts, Probate, Business, Tax, Estate Planning

Christopher Manes

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Business: 25%
    22 years, 75 cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases
  3. Trusts: 25%
    22 years, 200 cases
  4. Tax: 15%
    22 years, 75 cases
  5. Estate Planning: 10%
    22 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($300-350/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Robert Harlan Stempler

    I have known Christopher for many years and have a high regard for his understanding of the law and their complex interrelationships, which is very important for the areas of his law practice. I have also attended several presentations by Christopher and been very impressed.


    Robert Stempler Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sanger & Manes, LLP

400 South Farrell Drive
Suite B102
Palm Springs, CA, 92262-7961



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Desert Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
California Lawyer MagazineConservatorship Abuses in Riverside County2000
Ten Warning Signs of a Residency Tax AuditTen Warning Signs of a Residency Tax AuditN/A
Ten Warning Signs of a Residency Tax AuditTen Warning Signs of a Residency Tax AuditN/A
Conservatorships: The Good, The Bad, & The UglyConservatorships: The Good, The Bad, & The UglyN/A
Suit-Proofing Your LifeSuit-Proofing Your LifeN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of OregonEnglishN/A1989
University of Reykjavik, IcelandOld NorseFulbright Scholar1987
University of Wisconsin, MadisonEnglishMA - Masters1981
University of California at Los AngelesEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1980