John L. McDonnell, Jr. Updated:04/2018

John L. McDonnell Jr. is certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization. His practice includes all aspects of the planning and administration of trusts and decedents’ estates, fiduciary asset management and litigation relating to trusts and estates; international estate and trust planning and administration; marital property agreements; mediation and arbitration in estate-related disputes; consultation and testimony as an expert witness in estate-related litigation; and service as court-appointed special master, trustee and guardian ad litem. Mr. McDonnell has experience also in the representation of court-appointed receivers, construction litigation, plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, marital dissolutions, aircraft accident litigation and criminal defense representation.

Contact John L. McDonnell, Jr.


Contact John L. McDonnell, Jr.

4 Orinda Way
Suite 200-D
Orinda, CA  94563
Phone: (925) 253-1717
Fax: (925) 253-0334

Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California