William D. Mahan

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Phone: 408.288.8100
Email: wdm@gedlaw.com

For over 30 years Bill has provided his clients with invaluable and exemplary legal services in the areas of corporate and business lawestate planningprobate and taxation, and trust administration. In addition to his J.D. degree, Bill has a Master’s in Taxation and advises clients on complex tax matters

“Throughout my years of practice I have worked with my clients and their families to plan and accommodate their personal needs whether it be probate, estate or business planning,” said Bill.

From the creation of Wills and trusts, the administration of estates, the formation of business entities, the legal needs to operate a business, or exit planning strategies involved in passing businesses on to family members, employees, or outside buyers, Bill believes in establishing a completely personal level of communication and service from day one.

“I have the utmost respect for the relationship between attorney and client and strive to maintain the highest level of service.”

In recent years, due to the financial crisis, Bill’s skills and expertise in Tax Law and Real Estate Law have been in even higher demand to meet the needs of the many people facing mortgage-related financial challenges. He has been a sought-after expert in the area of foreclosures, short sales, and loan modifications and has appeared as a guest on Financial Weekly Insider, a program hosted by Michael Gray, CPA, to provide detailed information to viewers about the timing, procedures and tax implications of these distressed property matters, as well as strategies that can be used to minimize their impact.

Bill has earned and is proud of his AV rating, the highest rating from a nationally recognized attorney peer review source signifying his integrity, professional excellence and years of practicing law at the highest skill level.

His years of education include a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, a Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University Law School, and a Master’s degree in Taxation (L.LM) degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.

Bill has lived and worked in the Bay Area most of his life, where he has raised his family and has been highly involved in the local community. In addition to being a member of the State Bar Association since 1981, he is an active member of the Rotary Club of Campbell, serving as its Future Vision chair, a member of the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the San Jose Flycasters, currently serving on its Board of Directors.

“I believe that, whether you are choosing an attorney for your business or family, the key considerations should be experience, dedication and accessibility.”

To reach Bill Mahan call our office at 408.288.8100 or email Bill directly at wdm@gedlaw.com.