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More About Our Firm

Our San Ramon Estate Planning and Elder Law Lawyers

Attorney Ivette M. Santaella

Attorney Ivette M. Santaella is dedicated to serving families and elders in San Ramon and the greater Bay Area. While she has been a practicing attorney for over 30 years, it was the experience of managing her mother’s estate that inspired her to focus on estate planning, elder law, trust administration, and special needs trusts. Ms. Santaella’s has helped countless individuals and families by combining her years of estate planning focus with her personal experience and background as a corporate attorney. Ms. Santaella is an active member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association Trust Section, WealthCounsel®. For further information about Attorney Santaella and her numerous qualifications, click here to review her entire bio.

Attorney Ginni Kim

Ginni Kim is an experienced attorney with a broad background in general civil litigation. Prior to joining Santaella Law Group, her practice focused heavily on business litigation, dealing with issues such as breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, and the like. She also has experience litigating cases involving landlord tenant issues, construction defect, elder and financial abuse, and in collections, among many others. More recently, she branched out into doing transactional work. She also has experience in working with the Contra Costa Superior Court as a contract research attorney reviewing motions and making recommendations to the judge. Click here to review her entire bio.

Of Counsel, Linda Blackwell

Linda Carter Blackwell is an experienced attorney who is dedicated to finding beneficial solutions for all of her clients' legal issues. Ms. Blackwell graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, and then went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Davis in 1980. While obtaining her law degree, she held an internship in international law in 1979. Ms. Blackwell speaks, reads and writes Spanish, and, in conjunction with Ms. Santaella, her team at Blackwell, Santaella Legal Group, APC provides exceptional bilingual services to help them better serve the community. Click here to review her entire bio.

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • 2021 Super Lawyers
  • Client Champion Silver
  • Lawyers.com Premium
  • Lead Counsel
  • Certified Small Business
  • Justia
  • Top Attorney Elder Law
  • Top Avvo Contributor
  • Top Attorney Estate Planning
  • Authorized Notary Public
  • WealthCounsel Member
  • Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners
  • ProVisors
  • Elder Counsel Member
  • NAELA
  • American Bar Association

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  • “Couldn't have asked for anyone better!”

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