Douglas A. Wright

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Redding, CA

Douglas Wright Law APC
 | 1901 Court Street, Redding, CA 96001
Phone: 530-237-4054
Fax: 530-402-4752
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Douglas A. Wright is the founder and owner of Douglas Wright Law APC in Redding, California. A top-rated, award-winning attorney with more than 13 years of legal experience, Mr. Wright focuses his practice primarily on estate planning as well as probate and estate administration. In addition, he also handles a wide range of business law matters, including business organization and planning, contracts, and other related services.

Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the Redding metro region, Shasta County and the surrounding areas of Northern California, Mr. Wright has achieved notable success helping his clients protect themselves, their assets and their loved ones for the future by assisting them with creating wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance health care directives and property transfer instruments. He has extensive experience counseling executors, estate administrators, trustees and other estate representatives during all aspects of the trust and estate administration process.

As a business law attorney, Mr. Wright has helped numerous company owners with matters that affect all aspects of their planning, organization and operations, and he provides invaluable counsel and support for business owners looking to pass on their companies to their heirs and family members.

Recognized for his impeccable service and professionalism, Mr. Wright has received Superb ratings on Avvo as well as numerous awards and honors from his peers. Of note, The National Advocates included him in its list of Top 100 Lawyers in 2015, and San Francisco magazine named him as a Top Lawyer in 2014 and 2015. In addition, The American Lawyer magazine voted him among the Top Lawyers in California in 2013, and named him among the Top 20 Under 40 Emerging Leaders in the North State in both 2011 and 2012.

A 2000 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Wright obtained his Juris Doctor in 2005 from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He is also admitted to practice before all of California's U.S. District Courts as well as the Central District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the California Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 30%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 20%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

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About Douglas Wright

Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 100 Lawyer list, The National Advocates, 2015
  • One of the Top Lawyers in California, The American Lawyer magazine, 2013
  • One of the Top Lawyers in Northern California, San Francisco Magazine, 2014-2015
  • "Rising Star", Northern California Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers magazine, 2013-2015
  • Received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility, Witkin Award For Academic Excellence, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 2004
  • Top Lawyers in California, American Lawyer Media, 2013
  • (Record Searchlight) Top 20 Under 40 Emerging Leaders, 2012
  • Douglas Wright was selected as the Best Attorney for 2017 in the Record Searchlight Best of the Northstate awards, Best Attorney, Best of the Northstate, 2017
  • (Record Searchlight) Top 20 Under 40 Emerging Leaders, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Vice President, Shasta Trinity County Bar Association, 2009
  • California Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Redding Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Rotary Club of Redding, Past Member
  • Redding Colt 45's Baseball Club, Board of Director
  • Redding Colt 45's Baseball Club, Legal Director
  • Redding Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Vice President, Shasta Trinity County Bar Association; Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Redding; Board of Directors, Shasta County Economic Development Corporation; Former Board of Trustees, Mercy Foundation North; Chair, Planned Giving Committee, Mercy Foundation North

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2000
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Office Location for Douglas A. Wright

1901 Court Street
Redding, CA 96001

Phone: 530-237-4054

Fax: 530-402-4752

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Last Updated: 2/26/2020

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