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Founding Partner of Alvis Quashnock and Associates


Amy's approach to estate planning is to focus on each client's unique needs and objectives. She helps identify her client’s unique needs and designs comprehensive estate plans for her clients that provide the maximum protection without compromise. For her family law clients, Amy strives to help them achieve an equitable resolution with dignity, expediency, and compassion. She tends toward a settlement focused approach. Her broad experience enables her to provide keen insight for her clients. Amy is a trained mediator and a member of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. She is deeply committed to her clients and the ethical standards of her profession.


 Memberships and Affiliations:


  • B.A. California State University, Chico

  • J.D. Cal Northern School of Law, Chico

  • Member of the Trusts and Estate Section of the California State Bar Association

  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association

  • Member of International Association of Collaborative Professionals

  • Volunteer for the Family Law Clinic at the Contra Costa County Library in Pittsburg

  • Current President of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce

  • Member of the Brentwood Downtown Business Coalition


 Hobbies and Interests:


Amy has lived in Brentwood since 2001 with her husband and two teenage daughters. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, reading, spending time in Palm Desert with family and friends, going to the theater and concerts with her girls, as well a day of shopping followed by a good red wine.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 45%
    8 years
  2. Family: 43%
    5 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    5 years
  4. Business: 2%
    4 years



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

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Craig Montgomery Boeger

    I have worked with Ms. Alvis on several matters. In each case, she was very professional, extremely knowledgeable and compassionate in each of them. I would have no hesitation in sending a close family member to her on Estate Planning or Family Law issues.


    Craig Boeger Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joscelyn Carol Jones

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Joscelyn Jones Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Alvis Quashnock and Associates A PC

613 First Street, Suite 202
Brentwood, CA, 94513


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best of Brentwood - Silver AwardBrentwood Press2013
Best of Brentwood - Silver AwardBrentwood Press2012
Best of Brentwood - Silver AwardBrentwood Press2011
Best of Brentwood -Attorney - Bronze AwardBrentwood Press2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/Founding PartnerAlvis Quashnock and Associates A PC2009 - Present
OwnerLiving Trusts by Amy2008 - 2009
Paralegal/Associate AttorneyThe Boccardo Law Firm1995 - 1997
ParalegalBrislain Zink and Lenzi1991 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsN/A2013 - Present
Brentwood Chamber of CommercePresident2013 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Brentwood Chamber of CommerceDirector2009 - 2013
Brentwood Chamber of CommerceAmbassador2006 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
Wills and Trust and Power, Oh My!Various2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California State University, ChicoN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
CAL Northern School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Brentwood Chamber of CommerceLiving Trusts2010