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Lawyers specializing in representing individuals with special needs and their families

This is a short list of attorneys which may be able to help families with their special needs trusts.

Alameda County
· Charles Drexler, Oakland (510) 658-2500
· Virginia Palmer, Oakland, 510-419-2237

Contra Costa County:
· Steve Dale, Pacheco CA (925) 826-5585 /

San Jose:
· Lorna Drope, San Jose CA (408) 852-7005

Marin County:
· Sterling (Terry) Ross Mill Valley (415) 332-3831

Please note that we personally have not used these specialists, but believe they are competent and committed. They come highly recommended. If you do consult one or the other, please give us your feedback. Thanks.

Other Resources


California State Government Websites

Medicaid – Federal Government Websites