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Edward Warren Goodson

Edward Warren Goodson

also known as Ed Goodson, Edward W. Goodson

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, Conservatorship

About Me

I'm a proud father of two teenagers, an avid skier, and a political junkie. 


Since 1986 I have played tuba with the California Repercussions, a semi-professional pep band made up mostly of alumni of the UC Davis Marching Band and the UC Berkeley Marching Band.  Go Bears!


I am also active with the Society for Creative Anachronism ( SCA ).

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Conservatorship: 25%
    14 years, 25 cases
  2. Trust Administration: 25%
    14 years, 100 cases
  3. Probate: 25%
    14 years, 50 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 25%
    14 years, 250 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Jonathan Craig Reed

    I commend Mr. Goodson for discussing the fact that it is possible to hire a probate lawyer in California for less than the maximum allowable fee set by statute. I practice probate law in Nevada where my firm of Reed & Mansfield successfully offers discount rates and excellent personal service for probate cases. Occasionally I get clients who have to do probates in both California and Nevada and often these clients have been brainwashed by California lawyers that "all lawyers in California charge the same amount for a probate," so no point price shopping.

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    Jonathan Reed Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kenneth Lee LaBore

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Goodson is a very knowledgeable attorney.

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    Kenneth LaBore Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Trust & Probate Law Group

111 Deerwood Road
Suite 175
San Ramon, CA, 94583-4419

Trust & Probate Law Group

1900 Addison
Suite 200
Berkeley, CA, 94704

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199508/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust and Probate LawState Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney PartnerTrust & Probate Law Group2006 - Present
AttorneyBohne Law Group2003 - 2006
AttorneyEdward W. Goodon, Attorney at Law2001 - 2003
International Contract Negotiator and AdministratorLucent Technologies1997 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMemberN/A
Tri-Valley Estate Planning CouncilMemberN/A
Estate Planning Council of Diablo ValleyMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of California - BerkeleyDevelopment StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
University of California - BerkeleySpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1988