Elizabeth E. Trutner
The focus of Elizabeth (Beth) Trutner's law practice has been and continues to be trusts and estates. She joined Varni, Fraser, Hartwell & Rodgers in 1991, which firm evolved to be Fraser, Harwell & Trutner in 1995, and Trutner Law Offices in 2011 when she and her father became law partners. Beth has been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California State Board of Legal Specialization since 1995.
Elizabeth E. Trutner practices in the following areas of law: Estate Planning; Living Trusts; Trust Administrations; Probate Administrations; Ancillary Probates; Decedents’ Estates; Estate Planning for the Elderly; Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples; Estate Settlements; Family Trusts; Trust Law; Probate Avoidance
Admitted to the California Bar: 1989
University of San Diego, International Law Program, Paris, 1986;
San Francisco Law School, J.D., graduated with honors, 1989
College: University of California at Davis, B.A., graduated 1980
Certification: Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Member of Professional Organizations: East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers; Eastern Alameda County Bar Association; State Bar of California (Member, Probate and Estate Planning Section); Tri-Valley Estate Planning Council (Past President).
American Jurisprudence Award in Corporations and Remedies; West Publishing Award.
President, Livermore Cultural Arts Council. Past president and current board member Livermore Shakespeare Festival; past president and former board member Mario Pedrozzi Scholarship Foundation.
Born: Oakland, California