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Brandt Andersson
 


Principal


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 and Appointment
Living Wills
Bar Admissions
California, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993
Education
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
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
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
City Council, City of Lafayette 2002,, 2006 - Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of California, Member, 1992 - 2011
Contra Costa County Bar Association, Member, 1997 - 2011
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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