Matthew W. Harris, Esq. LL.M (Master of Laws in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law)

Matthew W. Harris, Esq., LL.M is an estate planning attorney in Marin County who serves clients throughout the entire San Francisco Bay Area.  Mr. Harris protects families by providing personalized estate plans such as wills, trusts, advance health care directives, guardian nominations, and power of attorney.  Mr. Harris also provides legal representation with respect to trust and estate disputes, trust administration, conservatorships, probate, and physical/financial elder abuse cases.

Matthew W. Harris, Esq., LL.M  provides free consultations for estate planning, trust administration, probate, conservatorships and elder abuse cases.  Mr. Harris can be reached at (415) 521-5610.

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Matthew W. Harris, Esq., LL.M is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • California State Bar, Trusts and Estates Section see here.
  • California State Bar, Taxation Section see here.
  • American Bar Association, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Committee see here.
  • Marin County Bar Association, Probate & Estate Planning and Elder Law Sections see here.
  • Marin County Bar Association Mentor Group.
  • Contra Costa Bar Association, Elder Law Section see here.
  • Elder Law Attorney Practice Group (ELAP).
  • ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law.
  • (Friends of the) National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
  • BNI North Marin Networkers see here.



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Matthew W. Harris, Esq., LL.M  earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at San Francisco State University.  Mr. Harris went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree at John F. Kennedy University School of Law, where his exceptionally strong academic success led him to receive the Merit Scholarship award and the Witkin award (highest grade in the class). Mr. Harris furthered his Juris Doctor degree at Golden Gate University School of Law and earned his LL.M (Master of Laws) degree in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.

Matthew W. Harris, Esq., LL.M  had the distinct privilege to work for over 5 years with some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most well respected “Super Lawyers” estate planning, trusts, probate and conservatorship attorneys.  Working with these “Super Lawyers” provided Mr. Harris with invaluable first-hand legal training that he passes to his clients.

Mr. Harris resides in Marin County with his wife, two daughters and energetic black Labrador Retriever, Dakota.  Mr. Harris enjoys volunteering to feed the homeless, and coaching his daughter softball team, and spending time with his family near the water and in the great-outdoors.


The Law Office of Matthew W. Harris practices in the following legal areas:

  • Estate Planning see here.
  • Wills and Trusts.
  • Advance Health Care Directive.
  • Minor Guardian Nominations.
  • Durable Power of Attorney.
  • Probate.
  • Conservatorship.
  • Trust Administration.
  • Trust and Estate Disputes
  • Financial/Physical Elder Abuse.
  • Mediation.








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