Peggy Burton is a probate and estate planning attorney with experience in the areas of professional liability, employment law, and civil litigation as well. Peggy practiced law in the San Francisco Bay Area for sixteen years before relocating to Redding recently and joining Johnson Law Offices. Peggy assists clients in all aspects of estate planning, including the preparation of revocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney and health care directives. She also represents personal representatives in probate administrations and conservators in conservatorship matters. She assists trustees in trust administrations following the first and/or second settlor(s) death and represents litigants in trust litigation.
Peggy received her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1997. Prior to that time she was a paralegal for ten years in the areas of probate, civil litigation and corporate law. Peggy participates in California State Bar sanctioned continuing education programs to remain current on laws regarding the practice areas that affect her clients.
Peggy is also very active in the American Cancer Society having co-chaired a team for the Pacifica Relay for Life for 15 years since its inception in honor of her sister.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Moot Court Finalist||Santa Clara University School of Law||1997|
|Attorney||Johnson Law Offices, APC||2014 - Present|
|Associate||Dyer Lawrence Law Firm of Carson CIty, NV||2002 - 2002|
|Attorney||Farbstein & Blackman||2002 - 2014|
|Associate||Aaron Riechert Carpol & Riffle||1997 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Mateo County Bar Association, Estate Planning Probate Section||Member||2002 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada||Member||2001 - Present|
|American Cancer Society Relay for Life||N/A||2000 - Present|
|San Mateo County Bar Association, Women Lawyers Section||Member||1999 - Present|
|San Mateo County Bar Association||N/A||1998 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1998 - Present|
|Santa Clara Law Review||"Nally v. Grace: Is There a Future for Clery Malpractice?"||1997|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Lawyers in the Library||Estate Planning, Wills and Trust||2013|
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