Douglas A. Wright

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Redding, CA

Douglas Wright Law APC
 | 1901 Court Street, Redding, CA 96001
Phone: 530-243-6000
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

    Douglas A. Wright has established a reputation as the go-to attorney for estate planning matters, probate, succession planning, living trusts, wills, and business law issues, among other things.

    Mr. Wright holds a Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and was awarded the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility (Ethics). He also spent a summer studying in the prestigious International Legal Studies program in Salzburg Austria with retired United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Mr. Wright completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

    Mr. Wright is admitted to the California Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts: Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, Central District of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

    Mr. Wright has been active with a number of non-profit organizations in Northern California.  He is a Past Chairman and sat on the Board of Directors for Chambers of Commerce, the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County, the Board of Directors for the Redding Colt 45s amateur baseball organization, the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Redding, the Board of Trustees for the Mercy Foundation North, and is the past Vice President of the Shasta Trinity Counties Bar Association.

    Mr. Wright was named to the Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2020, named the Best Attorney 2017 by the Record Searchlight, a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013, 2014, and 2015, named on the Top 100 Lawyers list by The National Advocates in 2015, one of the Top Lawyers in Northern California in 2014 and 2015 by San Francisco Magazine, and one of the 2013 Top Lawyers in California by The American Lawyer magazine. He has also been twice recognized as one of the top 20 under 40 Emerging Leaders in the North State by the Record Searchlight.

     
    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

    Selections

    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: https://douglaswrightlaw.com/

    Honors/Awards:

    • 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
    • Redding.com (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
    • Redding.com (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: 530-243-6000

    Fax: 530-402-4752

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    Last Updated: 7/27/2020

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