Mary Heare Amodio

Mary Heare Amodio

Law office of Mary Heare Amodio
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy
  • California
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Summary

My practice is focused on individuals and small businesses and helping them to create estate and business succession plans that address the client's concerns and needs. I represent consumers in chapter 7 bankruptcies, as well as probate, trust administration, guardianship, conservatorship and adoption cases. I represent individuals throughout Lake County (including Middletown, Lakeport, Clearlake, Kelseyville, Lucerne, Clearlake Oaks, Glenhaven, Nice and Upper Lake) and surrounding counties. Prior to practicing law, I worked in Banking, Community Development and Education.

Education
Golden Gate University
J.D. (2002) | Business
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Texas A&M University - West Texas A&M University
M.S. (1976) | Biological Sciences
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Texas A&M University - West Texas A&M University
B.S. | Biological Sciences
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Professional Experience
President
Lake County Bar Association
- Current
Attorney
Law office of Mary Heare Amodio
- Current
Focus on Transaction Practice. Mediator on Lake Co Civil Mediation Panel Estate Planning and Elder Law, Business and Real Estate transactional law and Consumer Bankruptcy
Vice President
Bank of America
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Trust and Estate Administration Compliance Manager for Trust division; Sr. Risk and Contract Manager for Global Treasury Management division; Sr. Credit Support Compliance Manager for Bay Area Commercial Banking group.
Community Development Worker
Peace Corps
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Community Development and Health Education worker in Puerto La Victoria and Nemby Paraguay
Professional Associations
California Lawyers Association  # 220907
Member
- Current
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Lake County Bar Association
President
- Current
Activities: Manage MCLE and Social activities of the Bar. Participate in State Bar President's meetings and training.
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North Shore Business Association
Member
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Activities: Small Business Association for the North Shore of Clearlake, based in Upper Lake California
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Clearlake Oaks Glenhaven Business Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Assist in implementation of business association's fund raising and ongoing activities.
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Lake County Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
Activities: Business promotion and development in the Lakeport area - volunteer at Chamber supported events. Served on the Board of Directors for 2013-2014
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California State Bar  # 220907
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Federal Circuit
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    (Visa and Mastercard only)
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Some services at a flat rate based on the service. Other matters are billed at $250 per hour.
Practice Areas
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office Of Mary Heare Amodio
380 N Main Ste J
PO Box 1606
Lakeport, CA 95453
Telephone: (707) 263-5759
Fax: (707) 263-3126