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Valerie Pistole

Valerie Pistole

Practice areas:

Business, Estate Planning

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Licensed since 1975

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    40 years
  2. Business: 50%
    40 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

607 W Napa St
Sonoma, CA, 95476-6410




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Woman of the YearSonoma Valley Hospital2013
Paul Harris FellowRotary International2010
Certificate of AppreciationState Bar of California1990

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWalter and Pistole1993 - Present
AttorneyWalter, Pistole and Spohn1984 - 1993
attorneyWagner Law Group1978 - 1984
AttorneyQuigley & Associates, PC1975 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Trusts and Estate SctionN/A2004 - Present
Sonoma County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Napa Valley Bar AssociationChair Family Law Committee1983 - 1993

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Jim Big Bear King v. Mare Island Naval ShipyardConsent Judgment

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Publication NameTitleDate
Sun NewspaperRegistering a Business Name2008
Legal MattersNew Laws for 2009 Affecting Wineries and Nonprofits in CA2008
Legal MattersCorporations are the Dominant Form of Business Ownership TodayN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate UniversityTaxationMA - Masters1982
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Syracuse UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Sonoma Community CenterCharitable Gifts2015
Board MeetingHolographic wills2015
Vintage HouseEstate Planning2014
Hit the Road JackLegal rights for tenns2013
Breaking ThroughTrusts and Will2012
Estate PlanningRevocable Trusts1987