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Bruce Emerson Methven

Bruce Emerson Methven

Practice areas:

Corporate & Incorporation, Contracts & Agreements, Estate Planning, Probate, Intellectual Property

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About Me

Methven & Associates is a law firm providing services in business law, intellectual property, real estate and estate-planning and probate.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 35%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
  3. Probate: 15%
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
  5. Intellectual Property: 10%



Hourly ($225-245/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Methven & Associates

2232 6th Street

Berkeley, CA, 94710-2219




Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Principle AttorneyMethven & Associates1994 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alameda County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Former Director – Multimedia Development Group, Legal CounselN/AN/A
Former President – High Technology Entrepreneurial CouncilN/AN/A
Former Chair – Intellectual Property Committee, BAMTAN/AN/A
Founder and Former Chair – Alameda County Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Computer Law CommitteeN/AN/A
ERN Entrepreneurs Resource Network–founder and presidentN/AN/A
CPSR Computer Professionals for Social ResponsibilityN/AN/A
EFF Electronic Frontier FoundationN/AN/A
American Arbitration AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Bar Association of Los AngelesN/AN/A
Former Director – Junior Achievement, Legal CounselN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A