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Mark Steven Drobny

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Business, Tax

About Me

Mark S. Drobny was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1977 (Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and General Sciences), UOP McGeorge Law School in 1980 (J.D.) and 1981 (LL.M-Taxation). He is a California State Bar Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California of Legal Specialization. He is a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Estate Planning and is a member of the California State Bar, American Bar Association and Sacramento County Bar. He was sworn in to the United States Supreme Court before all nine Justices on June 9, 2003, in Washington D.C. Mark has served on the boards of most major Northern California charities, including The American Cancer Society, The American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, Boy Scouts of America, Sutter Hospitals Foundation, Stanford Settlement, St. Hope Academy, McGeorge School of Law and California State University, Sacramento Foundation and is co-chair of California State University Sacramento’s Endowment Committee. Mark has formed or chaired the planned giving committees for many major Northern California charities and is widely regarded as one of the region’s top experts on Charitable Remainder Trusts and other Planned Giving concepts. Mark has been a member of The Sacramento Estate Planning Council since 1982, was the founding editor of their monthly newsletter, a member of their Board of Directors for eight years, and President in 1992 and 1993. Mark has practiced law for over 30 years, and founded DROBNY LAW OFFICES, INC. in 1989. He limits his practice to Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Probate, Business Planning and Taxation, and has offices in Sacramento, Stockton and San Ramon. Mark has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Sacramento Superior Court’s Probate division for over 15 years. Mark S. Drobny is a frequent speaker on Estate Planning matters, having given over 1,000 presentations in an entertaining and informative format.
Mark has 2 children: Dane, 26, is the lead trainer for West Hollywood's Barry's Bootcamp San Diego facility and certified yoga instructor in Del Mar. Danielle,20, is a junior at Seattle University and is also a certified yoga instructor.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Tax: 25%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Probate: 25%
  4. Estate Planning: 25%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • John N. Demas

    Mark Drobny is a true professional and exceptional lawyer. Having worked with Mark over the years, I have been particularly impressed with his wealth of knowledge, insight and strategic thinking. Mark provides the highest level of representation possible. He is a true professional and an asset to the legal community. He is the rare lawyer that I refer clients to without any hesitation. A true class act and the best around.

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    John Demas Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Drobny Law Offices, Inc.

4180 Truxel Road
Suite 100
Sacramento, CA, 95834-3765

Drobny Law Offices, Inc.

2010 Crow Canyon Place
Suite 100
San Ramon, CA, 94583

Drobny Law Offices, Inc.

801 10th Street
5th Floor, Suite 1
Modesto, CA, 95354

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198002/26/2015

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, Probate, and Trust LawState Bar of California2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
American Jurisprudence Award-Estate PlanningN/AN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Sacramento Estate Planning CouncilPresident1992 - 1993
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Sacramento County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Sacramento Estate Planning CouncilBoard of DirectorsN/A
California State University Sacramento Endowment CommitteeCo-chairN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1981
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977