Matthew B. Talbot, Esq.
Matthew is a top rated Elder Law and Trust Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA. Matthew specializes in Trust Law, Conservatorships, Financial Elder Abuse and related Probate matters including Estate Planning. Matthew began his career in the field of trusts and estates, and expanded into elder law, becoming a specialist in complex conservatorship and trust issues.
Matthew's commitment to outstanding service has earned him the prestigious Super Lawyer's Rising Star designation for 2016 and 2017, Avvo's top rating of "Superb" in Elder Law, Lead Counsel Rating in Estate Planning, and recognition in San Francisco Magazine.
Additionally, Matthew is a member of the Complex Conservatorship Panel for Contra Costa County, an exclusive group of highly qualified attorneys. He has also been chosen specifically by the Courts to represent individuals in complex court proceedings involving Trusts, Estate Planning, and Conservatorships. He has also assisted in high profile celebrity probate cases.
Matthew is committed to advocating on behalf of his clients, and has gained a reputation in the legal community as a trusted professional.
Mr. Talbot is deeply involved in his community. He has taught classes on behalf of the Contra Costa Bar Association to other attorneys, given talks for the Robert McGrath Inns of Court and Barristers Association, and continues to serve as a mentor for attorneys in the practice of Trusts, Estate and Elder Law.
Matthew was admitted to the California bar in 2006 and has practiced probate law in Contra Costa County since 2006. He earned his J.D. at the University of San Francisco. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of California Berkeley.
Matthew is a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the California State Bar. Additionally, he is a member of the Barristers section, Estate Planning and Probate section, Elder Law section, ADR Section, Solo and Small Firm Section, and Litigation section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.
Matthew is on the Executive Board for the Robert G. McGrath American Inns Of Court. He is an active member of the Executive Board for Contra Costa County Senior Legal Services, on the board of directors for the Barristers Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, and a contributing member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. In addition, Matthew is a columnist for Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine and Lamorinda Weekly.
Matthew is also a California Notary Public.