Lynn Margaret Sherrell

Lynn Margaret Sherrell

Law for the 99%. No Silver Spoon? No Problem!
  • Business Law, Consumer Law, Estate Planning ...
  • California
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Lynn Sherrell is in solo-practice in Berkeley California, following a dozen years in San Francisco law firms practicing personal injury, products' liability and worker's compensation law. Lynn has achieved a Specialization in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law of the State Bar of California Department of Legal Specialization. Lynn is client oriented and serves individuals, families, small businesses and small owner investors in many aspects of civil law and litigation. When you need an advocate on your side, get a woman on your case. Lynn is a graduate of Golden Gate University Law School with an emphasis in public interest law and civil litigation. Lynn graduated from the University of California Berkeley.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Sole Proprieter
Law Office of Lynn M Sherrell
- Current
Civil litigation; workers' compenation, estate planning for the person of modest means
Associate Attorney
Law Office of David Hirshick-Royal Insurance
In-house insurance defense counsel; Workers' Compensation
Associate Attorney
Law Office of Weltin & Van Dam
Personal Injury Litigation; Products' Liability Litigation; Workers' Compensation
Associate Attorney
Law Office of James J. Duryea
Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Insurance Law
Univ of California Berkeley
B.A | Government, Russian Language and Literature
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Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D (1983) | Law
Honors: Civil LItigation Award
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California State University - San Francisco State University
M.A (1978) | Russian Language and Literature
Honors: Dobro Slovo National Honor Society
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Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Service on Assessment Appeals Board - devotion to improving the lives of Alameda County residents
Berkeley Adult School
Excellence in teaching and helping students reach their personal and professional goals
Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Service
Board of Governors of the State Bar of California
for voluntary legal services to the poor
Who's Who In the Law
Professional Associations
East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers
- Current
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State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Your Property-Who will Inherit When You Die?
Classes at Albany Adult School
Property Tax Disparities in Alameda County
Alameda County Bar Association Bulletin
Speaking Engagements
Trusts and Probate - No silver Spoon? No Problem!, Berkeley Adult School, 1701 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
Berkeley Adult School of the Berkeley Unified School District
Half of all Americans die without a will or trust. Most recent celebrity to ignore this important planning was Prince, who died intestate. Learn how simple advanced planning can save money and heartache for your loved ones. Acquire basic estate planning vocabulary, tools and knowledge. Married couples encouraged to attend together. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Probate Boot Camp, National Business Institute - Probate Boot Camp, Oakland, C A
National Business Institute
Opening speaker in two day probate boot camp. California Continuing Legal Education Credit.
Certified Specialist Estate Planning Trust and Probate Law
Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
2141 Emerson St
Berkeley, CA 94705
Telephone: (510) 843-6060
Telephone: (510) 843-6060
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