Matthew B. Talbot

Matthew B. Talbot

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Talbot Law Group, P.C.
 | 2033 North Main Street, Suite 750
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-322-1795
Fax: 925-407-8227
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (40%),
  • Elder Law (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Our firm is recognized as one of the top Probate Firms in the SF Bay area. We specialize in Complex Elder Law litigation - including Trusts, Conservatorships, and Elder Abuse, and Probate, Trust Administration, and Medi-Cal matters. 

Our family run firm is client-focused and resolution oriented. Matthew's commitment to service has earned him the honor of being awarded the prestigious "Superlawyers" designation and Avvo's top rating of "Superb" in Elder Law.

Mr. Talbot works with clients in the SF East Bay, including Walnut Creek, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Danville, San Ramon, Lafayette, Martinez, Orinda, and surrounding areas of Contra Costa and Alameda County. 

About Matthew Talbot

Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage: www.matthewbtalbot.com/

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers , 2018
  • Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyers , 2016
  • Each year, Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine chooses from its best writers and awards them the position of guest editor. This year, I was chosen for the December issue., Guest Editor, Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Notary Public, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Matthew is a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the California State Bar. Additionally, he is a member of the Barristers section, Estate Planning and Probate section, Elder Law section, ADR Section, Solo and Small Firm Section, and Litigation section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.  Matthew is on the Executive Board for the Robert G. McGrath American Inns Of Court. He is an active member of the Executive Board for Contra Costa County Senior Legal Services, and is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.  In addition, Matthew is a columnist for Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine and Lamorinda Weekly., 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Attorney and Board Member for Contra Costa Senior Legal Services, an organization that provides free legal services to seniors in Contra Costa County., 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Successfully mediated case in which a son needed to get a conservatorship over his father because he was undergoing financial elder abuse by a woman whom he had recently met. We were able to obtain the conservatorship and remove her from the house., 2015

Representative Clients:

  • Conservatorship, Trust Litigation, and Elder Abuse case in which my client, the daughter, was trying to obtain a conservatorship over her mother, who was incapacitated and being abused and isolated by her sister. In addition, we needed to get the sister removed as trustee of the mom's trust. Successfully mediated and resolved situation to protect mother and trust assets.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Co-teacher of "Probate 101 for Attorneys" on behalf of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2015
  • AVVO Rating of "Superb" in Elder Law
  • Matthew is on the Executive Board for the Robert G. McGrath American Inns Of Court. He is an active member of the Executive Board for Contra Costa County Senior Legal Services, and is on the board of directors for the Barristers Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.  In addition, Matthew is a columnist and editor for Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine.

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Educational Background:

  • J.D., University of San Francisco, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, University of California Berkeley, 2003
Office Location for Matthew B. Talbot

2033 North Main Street
Suite 750
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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Last Updated: 11/29/2018

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