• 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


    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.
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