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Brandt Andersson


Location: Walnut Creek, California
Phone: 925-935-1050

Fax: 925-935-8007

E-mail: E-mail Me

BRANDT ANDERSSON received his law degree form the University of California (Boalt Hall), where he served as Editor-in-Chief of Ecology Law Quarterly.

Mr. Andersson worked in the San Francisco and Walnut Creek offices of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen. Since joining Andersson & Andersson in 1997, his practice has focused on estate planning.

Mr. Andersson has served on the Lafayette City Council and has chaired the Orinda Planning Commission, Lafayette Public Safety Implementation Committee, Orinda General Plan Committee, and other civic organizations.

Mr. Andersson also earned a master's degree in architecture from M.I.T. and spent more than a decade as a research scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory studying and publishing on energy efficiency in buildings.

Areas of Practice
65% Estate Planning
20% Probate and Estate Administration
15% Trust Administration
Powers of Attorney
Advance Health Care Directives

Bar Admissions
California, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
 J.D. - 1992
Law Review: Editor-in-Chief, Ecology Law Quarterly, 1991-1992

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Cambridge, Massachusetts
M.Arch. - 1977, Major: Architecture
B.S. - 1972, Major: Art and Design

Published Works
Land Use and Environmental Law, Several Publications, 1992-1997
Energy Efficient Buildings, 50 Publications, 1977-1994

Honors and Awards
Mayor, City of Lafayette, 2009 - 2010, 2014-2015
City Council, City of Lafayette 2002,, 2006 - 2016
Planning Commission, City of Orinda, 1987-1989

Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of California, Member, 1992 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar Association, Member, 1997 - Present

Past Employment Positions
McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, Associate Attorney, 1992 - 1996
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Staff Scientist III, 1977 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities
Guardianships for Minors, 1993 - 1996
Residential Day Care Facility Protection, 1994 - 1998

1600 South Main Street 
Suite 385
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 
Phone: 925-935-1050 
Fax: 925-935-8007 
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The lawyers at Andersson & Andersson serve clients in the San Francisco Bay Area of northern California, including Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Danville, Alamo, Oakland, Berkeley, Concord, Martinez, Pleasanton, Hayward, Vallejo, Fairfield, Santa Rosa, Pittsburg, Antioch, Brentwood, Contra Costa County, Alameda County, Solano County, Sonoma County and Napa County.