Mary Heare Amodio

Mary Heare Amodio

Law office of Mary Heare Amodio
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation...
  • California
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Summary

My practice is focused on individuals and small businesses and helping them to create estate and business succession plans that address the client's concerns and needs. I represent consumers in chapter 7 bankruptcies, as well as probate, trust administration, guardianship, conservatorship and adoption cases. I represent individuals throughout Lake County (including Middletown, Lakeport, Clearlake, Kelseyville, Lucerne, Clearlake Oaks, Glenhaven, Nice and Upper Lake) and surrounding counties. Prior to practicing law, I worked in Banking, Community Development and Education.

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Elder Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    (Visa and Mastercard only)
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Some services at a flat rate based on the service. Other matters are billed at $200 per hour.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President
Lake County Bar Association
- Current
President of the Board / Mediator
Lake County Mediations
- Current
Lead Community Mediation program.
Mediator
Civil Mediation Panel, Lake Co. Superior Court
- Current
Mediator for court-referred mediations and as a private mediator.
Attorney
Law office of Mary Heare Amodio
- Current
Focus on Transaction Practice. Mediator on Lake Co Civil Mediation Panel Estate Planning and Elder Law, Business and Real Estate transactional law and Consumer Bankruptcy
Vice President
Bank of America
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Trust and Estate Administration Compliance Manager for Trust division; Sr. Risk and Contract Manager for Global Treasury Management division; Sr. Credit Support Compliance Manager for Bay Area Commercial Banking group.
Community Development Worker
Peace Corps
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Community Development and Health Education worker in Puerto La Victoria and Nemby Paraguay
Education
Golden Gate University
J.D. / Business (2002)
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Texas A&M University - West Texas A&M University
M.S. / Biological Sciences (1976)
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Texas A&M University - West Texas A&M University
B.S. / Biological Sciences
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Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Current
Lake County Bar Association
President
- Current
Activities: Manage MCLE and Social activities of the Bar. Participate in State Bar President's meetings and training.
Lake County Mediations
President
- Current
Activities: Community Dispute Resolution Services
North Shore Business Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Small Business Association for the North Shore of Clearlake, based in Upper Lake California
Clearlake Oaks Glenhaven Business Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Assist in implementation of business association's fund raising and ongoing activities.
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Lake County Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
Activities: Business promotion and development in the Lakeport area - volunteer at Chamber supported events. Served on the Board of Directors for 2013-2014
California State Bar # 220907
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Law Office Of Mary Heare Amodio
380 N Main Ste J
PO Box 1606
Lakeport, CA 95453
USA
Telephone: (707) 263-5759
Fax: (707) 263-3126