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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Elder Law: 25%
  3. Medicaid & Medicare: 25%



Hourly ($150-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marla Merhab Robinson

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have both referred Andrea to many of my friends and clients and used her for my and my mother in laws estate plans. She is a knowledgable and concietious lawyer.


    Marla Robinson Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Law Office of Andrea M. Gherini

P. O. Box 2809
Carlsbad, CA, 92018-2809


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Wiley Manel Award for Pro Bono ServiceWiley Manuel Law Foundation2008
Student Law ClerkCalifornia Supreme Court1981
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerLaw Office of Andrea M. Gherini2005 - Present
AttorneyEadington Merhab & Eadington1982 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Carlsbad Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - Present
California Advocates for Nursing Home ReformMember2005 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2000 - Present
California State BarMember1982 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Southern California chapter)Vice President2013 - 2014
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Southern California chapter)Treasurer2012 - 2013
The Honorable Fiorenzo V. Lopardo American Inn of CourtBarrister2007 - 2012
Bar Association of North San Diego CountyCo-chair Trust & Estate Section2007 - 2009
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer ProgramMember2005 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
North County Lawyer MagazineMaking Sure Your Parents' Wishes are Known and Honored2013
Carlsbad Chamber Business JournalEstate Planning for Digital Assets2012
LawReview CLEElder Law, The Basics of Elder Law From A-Z2012
Carlsbad Chamber Business JournalVeterans Benefits - Aid and Attendance2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern CaliforniaHistoryOther - Bachelors1978
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates SectionEducating Seniors Project2013
Estate Planning 101Planning for Incapacity2012
Continuing Education for LawyersThe Basics of Elder Law from A-Z2012
Continuing Legal EducationProbate Process from A to Z2010