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Francis Burton Doyle

Francis Burton Doyle

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate, Tax

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About Me

Founder of WealthPLAN, a law practice dedicated to family wealth preseveration and integrated wealth planning.

Certified legal specialist by the State Bar of California in both taxation law and probate, estate planning and trust law.

Professor of law (wills and trusts) at Lincoln Univeristy School of Law and named Professor of the Year for the 2004-2005 Academnic Year.

Frequent lecturer for various continuing legal education organizations, including the National Business Institute (NBI) and Lorman Educational Seminars.

Immediate past-president of the Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council, member of the Executive Board of the Silicon Valley Bar Association as well as the Santa Clara University Planned Giving Committee and Diocese of San Jose Planned Giving Committee.

Specialties:Certified Specialist Tax Law & Probate, Estate Planning & Trust Law


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Trusts: 30%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
  3. Probate: 25%
  4. Tax: 15%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Hilary A Newcomb

    Frank is an excellent attorney with a great legal mind. I learned a great deal from Frank and am thankful.


    Hilary Newcomb Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info


1635 The Alameda
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA, 95126




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Santa Clara County Estate Planning CouncilBoardN/A
Silicon Valley Bar AssociationExecutive BoardN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of San Francisco Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Golden Gate UniversityTaxationLL.M - Master of LawsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lorman Educational SeminarsLegal Education2013
ClassesWills and Trusts2005