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James Buchan Creighton

James Buchan Creighton

Practice areas:

Trusts, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate

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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Italian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Trusts: 40%
    21 years, 200 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    21 years, 800 cases
  3. Elder Law: 20%
    21 years, 150 cases
  4. Probate: 10%
    21 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($375-400/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Creighton Law Offices

1 Daniel Burnham Ct, Ste 914
San Francisco, CA, 94109-5462

Creighton Law Offices

120 N. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA, 94401-2705




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
American Jurisprudence Award for Wills & TrustsLawyers Cooperative Publishing1993

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUC Hastings College of the Law2011 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Silicon Valley Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2004 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLN/AJuris Doctor1994
California State University, Los AngelesBusiness Administrationundergraduate1988
Phillips Exeter AcademyN/AHigh School1979

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Peninsula Estate Planning Council Legal Education SeminarEstate & Income Tax Planning for Same Sex Couples2009