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Deanna D. Lyon

Attorney
Phone: 510.834.6600
Fax: 510.808.4671
E-mail: DLyon@wendel.com v-card

Practice Areas

Experience

Deanna has been with Wendel Rosen since 1972, specializing in estate planning and wealth management issues, including succession planning, wills, trusts, incapacity and estate administration matters. Deanna represents clients from all walks of life, including business owners, employees, professionals, homemakers and retired individuals. Deanna is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley; Boalt Hall School of Law; J.D. (1972)
  • California State University, Fullerton; B.A., with honors (1969)

Close Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Close Publications

  • California Decedent Estate Practice, co-author, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1986 and subsequent supplements
  • California Decedent Estate Practice, co-author, Continuing Education of the Bar, 2009 and subsequent supplements
  • California Transactions Forms, Estate Planning Module, co-author, Bancroft Whitney

Close Affiliations

  • Alameda County Bar Association
    • Director, 1988 to 1990
    • Probate Section; Executive Committee, 1990 to 1991
    • Community Service Committee; chair, 1986

Close Awards & Recognition

  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2004 to 2013
  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine list of Top Women Attorneys in Northern California, 2012
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell*
  • AV® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™ by Martindale-Hubbell*

*AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.