Profile

Wright Web

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Phone

(408) 535-0870

Email

kwright@bortonpetrini.com

Fax

(408) 535-0878

Kathleen S. Wright

Kathleen Wright is an estate and philanthropy planning attorney with 30+ years of experience in working with legal clients and philanthropic donors. Her philosophy is that a current estate plan is the kindest gift to leave your family, and that every person can leave a legacy to the community, region or world.

Kathleen was Gift Planning Officer for the American Red Cross for 12 years, working on specialty gifts with donors.  She remains a Red Cross volunteer.

Kathleen is a California native and enjoys being outdoors and working in the garden.  She and her husband Graham of 32 years are engaged in an effort to visit all 63 National Parks.  They have 2 adult sons.

Publications:
“Estate Plan? Me? Ethical Considerations and the 3Ds:  Death, Disability & Divorce”  US Law Network Magazine, Spring Summer 2013, p 30, Kathleen Wright, www.uslaw.org

Client Info Sheets: Why Revocable Trusts Recommended in CA; Family Limited Liability Companies; But Who Will Take Care of My Kids?

Lectures & Seminars:
Gift Planning:  Leave a Legacy
Brief Outline: Estate & Gift Planning
True or False: Estate Planning Quiz
Pet Trusts – Probate Code 15212

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Education

University of California, Berkeley, Business Administration, 1976
University of San Francisco Kendrick Hall School of Law, 1981

Admitted

California 1981
Federal District Court Northern California

Business and Professional Associations

State Bar of California
Washington State Bar Association
San Jose Rotary Club
Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Committee (ESRAG)
Silicon Valley Bar Association