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Hello. I am a California Lawyer.  My areas of practice include elder law, estates, wills and trust, financial powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, probate, conservatorships, and then corporations, LLCs, commercial and residential real estate transactions, contracts, and finally I am fluent in financial accounting; general ledgers, income statements and balance sheets, etc.



Practice areas


  1. Business: 25%
  2. Contracts: 24%
  3. Estate Planning: 24%
  4. Real Estate: 24%
  5. Appeals: 3%



Hourly ($300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Bryant Keith Martin

    I endorse this lawyer. His handling of a rogue manager of an LLC was excellent in Zula LLC v. Haile, briefed on his profile. Must reading for LLC managers.


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Contact info

105 Morris Street, Ste 210
Sebastopol, CA, 95472-3826


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mr. Hindley passed the California CPA examCalifornia Board of Accountancy1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Instructor - accounting and lawSanta Rosa Junior College2003 - 2015
Managing Independent AuditorRyan, Nilson and Company, CPAs1992 - 1998
Instructor - accounting and lawEmpire College1992 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sebastopol Education FoundationCommittee Chair2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember Trusts and Estates Section2002 - Present
Sonoma County Young Lawyers AssociationDirector. Member of the Board of Directors.1996 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Brown v. Martinez.Settement. $25,000 to Brown, remainder to the Elder's step children.
Zula LLC v HailePermanent Injunction against Haile, original vote to oust Haile from the LLC management is affirmed, money judgment for Zula LLC
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Publication nameTitleDate Over 835 Answers on message boards2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Francisco State UniversityAccountingOther - Bachelors1985
Empire College School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
College Professor for over 17 yearsAccounting and business2011