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Marlene Gay Weinstein

Marlene Gay Weinstein

Practice areas:

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt, Creditors

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    30 years
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 30%
    30 years
  3. Creditors: 20%
    30 years
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    30 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • David Carter Erb

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Erb Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Katy M. Gronowski

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Katy Gronowski Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Marlene G. Weinstein

1350 Treat Blvd
Suite 420
Walnut Creek, CA, 94597



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers Magazine2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Marlene G. Weinstein1994 - Present
Associate AttorneyKornfield, Paul & Bupp, P.C.1991 - 1994
OwnerLaw Office of Marlene G. Weinstein1987 - 1991

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bay Area Bankruptcy ForumBoard of Directors2005 - Present
Contra Costa LawyerEditorial Board1999 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Contra Costa LawyerThe Devil Could Get a Discharge ... If He Were Married to Snow White!2010
Contra Costa LawyerStripping Liens2008
Contra Costa LawyerThe Real Estate Market and Bankruptcy2007
Contra Costa LawyerA Summary of Selected Changes to the Bankruptcy Code --- The Hidden Time Bomb: Are You a Debt Relief Agency?2005
Contra Costa LawyerThe Bankruptcy Trustee: A Creditor's Friend1999
Contra Costa LawyerBankruptcy Discharge Issues and Family Law1997
Contra Costa LawyerHighlights of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 19941997
Prentice-Hall Information ServicesComputer-Assisted Legal and Tax Research: A Professional's Guide to Lexis, Westlaw and PHINet1986

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of Law San FranciscoLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
State University of New York College, BuffaloSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Office of the United States TrusteeSelected Bankruptcy Issues and Cases: Bankruptcy and Divorce2009
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationFamily Law Assets in Bankruptcy Cases: What Will the Trustees Look For?2009
Contra Costa County Bar Association60, 65 or 80 Years Old and Filing a Bankruptcy Petition: A Growing Phenomena2008
Alameda County Bar AssociationSurviving the Meltdown: Strategies for Parties Who are Upside Down in Their Residence2008
The Rutter Group; Los Angeles and San FranciscoBankruptcy Issues in Divorce - A Challenging Minefield2007
Contra Costa County Bar Association MCLE SpectacularCollision Course Update: The Bankruptcy and Divorce Train Wreck2006
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationEffect of the New Bankruptcy Act on Your Family Law Practice2006
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationBankruptcy and Dissolutions2006
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationBankruptcy and Family Law2004
Alameda County Bar AssociationBankruptcy and Family Law: Recent Developments and Complex Issues2004
San Francisco Bar AssociationFamily Law and Bankruptcy Law2002
Bay Area Bankruptcy ForumBankruptcy/Family Law Workshop2002
Bay Area Bankruptcy ForumWhen D.I.V.O.R.C.E. Spells Bankruptcy2001
Eastern Alameda County Bar AssociationHow to Collect on a Judgment2000
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationThe Spectre of Bankruptcy in Real Estate Transactions2000
Alameda County Bar AssociationHow to Collect on a Judgment2000
Alameda County Bar AssociationBankruptcy and Domestic Relations2000
Contra Costa County Bar Association MCLE SpectacularFamily Law Issues in Bankruptcy1999
Bankruptcy Issues in Family LawBankruptcy Issues in Family Law1999
Family Law Conference of the CaliforniaBankruptcy Issues in Family Law and Vice Versa1998
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersBankruptcy Issues in Family Law1998
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationThe Effect of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994 and Recent Court Decisions on Family Law Cases1995
Bar Association of San FranciscoFamily Law and The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 19941995
Contra Costa Bar AssociationThe Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994 and Family Law1994
Alameda County Bar AssociationBankruptcy Issues in Family Law1994