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Zachary Roy Ugale Rayo

Zachary Roy Ugale Rayo

also known as Zachary R. Rayo

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Litigation, Trusts, Probate, Real Estate, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

Mr. Rayo represents clients in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area in California, including Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, San Rafael, Walnut Creek, Redwood City, Daly City, San Jose, Mountain View, Hayward and Fremont; and across San Francisco County, Alameda County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, and Marin County.

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Languages Spoken: Tagalog

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Trusts: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
  4. Probate: 15%
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Concord

Salvio Pacheco Sq. at Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St., Suite 399
Concord, CA, 94520-2423

Pleasanton

4417 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA, 94566

Sacramento Downtown

700 E St.
Sacramento, CA, 95814

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200405/25/2015
FLInactive200408/17/2015
HIInactive - Voluntary199608/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Law Student Award, 1996University of Hawaii School of Law1996
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Sales Law (UCC-2)University of Hawaii School of Law1996
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Intellectual Property LawUniversity of Hawaii School of Law1995
Recognition for Outstanding Scholarship in Soc. Sci.Pi Gamma Mu Intl Honor Society in Social Sciences1993
Magna Cum Laude and ValedictorianUniversity of the Philippines1993

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerZachary R. Rayo, J.D., LL.M.2010 - Present
AssociateThe Preble Law Firm2007 - 2010
AttorneyRayo Law Office2005 - 2007
In-House CounselInvestment Firm2000 - 2003
Foreign AttorneySycip Salazar Herndez Gatmatan1997 - 2000
Judicial ClerkCircuit Court, Hawaii1997 - 1997

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Planned Giving Committee of the Regional Parks FoundationCommittee Member2011 - 2012
Bay Area Lawyers for Individual FreedomMember2010 - Present
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2010 - Present
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
California Center for Cooperative DevelopmentMember2010 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2013
United States Tax CourtMember2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Malibu Media LLC v. John Does 1-59, IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTThe case against Doe defendant was dismissed without prejudice.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trust Litigation - Editorial Assistant (Summer Updates)Lexis-Nexis (Matthew Bender Practice Guide)2014
Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trust Litigation - Editorial Assistant (Summer and Fall Updates)Lexis-Nexis (Matthew Bender Practice Guide)2013
Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading and PracticeChapter 560C: TRUSTS: ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT, AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS (rewrote chapter)2013
Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading and PracticeChapter 560J: TRUSTS: MODIFICATION OR TERMINATION OF TRUST (rewrote chapter)2013
Editorial Assistant (2012 Update)LexisNexis (Matthew Bender & Co.), California Wills and Trusts (six-volume treatise)2012
Editorial Assistant (2012 update)LexisNexis (Matthew Bender & Co.), California Trust Practice (one-volume treatise)2012
Editorial Assistant (2012 Update)Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trust Litigation2012
Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trust LitigationFiling or Opposing Petition for Modification, Reformation, or Termination of Trust Under Prob. Code §§ 15403, 15404, 15408 or 154092011
Editorial Assistant (2011 Update)LexisNexis (Matthew Bender & Co.), California Wills and Trusts (six-volume treatise)2011
Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Trust LitigationFiling or Opposing Petition Regarding Internal Affairs of Trust Under Prob. Code § 172002011
Editorial Assistant, 2011 UpdateLexisNexis (Matthew Bender & Co.), California Trust Practice (one-volume treatise)2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/ALL.M. - Master of Laws in Estate Planning2005
U of Hawaii William S Richardson SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of the PhilippinesPol. Sci.BA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Presentation at Delta Diablo Sanitation DistrictLegal Issues for Older Relatives2011