Borton Petrini


Kathleen S. Wright

Practice Areas
Estate Planning

San Jose

(408) 535-0870


(408) 535-0878

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.


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

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


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


California 1981
Federal District Court Northern California

Business & professional Associations

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

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