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Languages spoken: Mandarin, English, Cantonese, Chinese, Xiang

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 35%
  2. Probate: 25%
  3. Trusts: 25%
  4. Tax: 10%
  5. International Law: 5%

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Fees:

Hourly ($150-450/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

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  • Sergei Alex Filatov

    When my family needed an estate planning attorney, I immediately recommended Geoffrey. He is a very practical, intelligent, and knowledgeable attorney. I highly recommend him.

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  • Tamara B. Pow

    Geoffrey is incredibly thorough and detail oriented as well as easy to work with. I highly recommend him.

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Contact info

Legato Law

One Almaden Blvd.,
Suite 700
San Jose, CA, 95113

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201205/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyLegato Law2015 - Present
Executive AssistantThe Dayton Law Firm2006 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Silicon Valley Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionN/A2012 - Present
WealthCounselAttorney Member2009 - Present
Kingdom AdvisorsMember2012 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Trust Beneficiary ConfirmationAll trust beneficiary confirmed as to the surviving spouse
Trustee to deviate from trust provisionsCourt approved as no trust split required
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Concord Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
UCSC Extension Santa CruzPersonal Financial PlanningCertificate Program2007
University of the PacificInternational FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tsinghua University School of LawAttorney Ethics2015
Heart of Hope Asian American Hospice Care12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2015
Alzheimer's Association12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2015
World Financial Group - Pleasanton12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2013
Transamerica Clients Advisory12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2013
Transamerica Advisors TrainingProbate and Trust Administration2013
Transamerica Advisors Training12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2013
ROLCC Joint Cell Group12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2013
Holiday PlazaLiving Trust and Estate Planning2013
Elite Wealth Management12 Common Mistakes of Estate Planning2013
Double Portion MinistriesMisunderstanding of Estate Planning2013
Elite Wealth GroupMillion Dollars Financial Professionals Speakers Bureau2012