Gary Brainin
Brainin Law Office

2855 Kifer Rd Suite 220
Santa Clara, CA 95051
TEL: 650-422-3313

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About Brainin Law Office

Brainin Law Office is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Santa Clara, CA, our mission is to provide residents of Santa Clara and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Santa Clara and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Gary Brainin

Gary Brainin is a dedicated advocate for individuals, families, and business owners seeking to protect themselves, their assets, and the people they love. He believes that serving clients is about more than just creating documents, but instead about establishing clear and open lines of communication where people can feel comfortable talking to their attorney without fear of a bill for every phone call, fax, or email they send.

Brainin Law Office works with clients in the areas of estate planning, elder law, trust administration, probate, business law, real estate law, and construction law. Because of this specific focus, clients can feel confident knowing they are getting the most up-to-date legal information and using the most cutting-edge strategies to secure their legacies and protect what matters most.

Gary graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University with high honors in Philosophy, in addition to his focus on Legal Studies. He attended Stanford Law School where he had the distinct privilege of serving as Executive Editor of the Stanford Law Review.

Gary joined the well-established firm of Chillag & Associates in 1997, managing all files and serving clients in the areas of wills, trusts, estates, probate, real estate law, and construction law. He took over the firm in 2013 following Attorney Chillag’s retirement.

He is a member of the American Academy Estate Planning Attorneys, an exclusive membership organization for attorneys dedicated to providing clients with the highest level of estate and elder law services possible, Elder Counsel, and the California Bar Association.

Gary is married to his fabulous wife, Sandy, and lives in the Bay Area with his two dogs, Sophie and Maggie (both rescues).

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.