John A. Hartog

John A. Hartog

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Orinda, CA

Hartog | Baer | Hand
 | 4 Orinda Way, Suite 200-D
Orinda, CA 94563
Phone: 925-253-1717
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile
John A. Hartog possesses particular expertise in counseling nonprofessional trustees in the administration of living trusts after a settlor's death and in resolving disputes among trust beneficiaries and trustees. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. He is a former Chair of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California Trust and Estates Section. He is co-author of California Trust Practice, a treatise for professionals. Mr. Hartog has lectured at professional education programs on trust administration and estate planning throughout California and from Boston to Honolulu and from New Orleans to Seattle.

About John Hartog

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust Law and Probate, California Board of Legal SpecializationCertified Specialist, Taxation Law, California Board of Legal SpecializationAdmitted to New York Bar;Admitted to District of Columbia Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Former Chair (2006-2007) Trusts & Estate Section, State Bar of CaliforniaFormer Chair (1994-1995) Estate Planning, Trust Law & Probate Advisory Comission , California Board of Legal Specialization

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • A one volume practice guide entitled California Trust Litigation, published by Matthew Bender in 2011 as part of it Practice Guide series., Lead , Consulting Editor, Matthew Bender & Co., Legal, 2011
  • A one-volume treatise for trust administration professionals., Co-Author, California Trust Practice, Matthew Bender Lexis/Nexis
  • A six volume treatise with forms for estate planning., Co-Author and Editor, California Wills & Trusts, Matthew Bender Lexis/Nexis
Office Location for John A. Hartog

4 Orinda Way
Suite 200-D
Orinda, CA 94563


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Last Updated: 9/6/2017

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