Jean Claude (JJ) B. Mallein Jr. is an experienced business, tax and trusts and estates attorney. Dedicated to wealth preservation, he has focused his education and practice on helping California residents secure their estates and prepare for the future. As a partner at boutique tax and estate planning firm in the Silicon Valley, Mr. Mallein gained valuable experience in wealth management, estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, trust and estate administrations, tax controversy, real estate transactions and like-kind exchange cases. He is fully prepared to tackle complex business and estate planning cases.
Mr. Mallein is a Dual Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, specialist designations provided by the California Bar, Board of Legal Specialization. With a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) and another in taxation (LLM), Mr. Mallein brings knowledge and experience in both business and legal matters to his clients’ cases. After completing his educational pursuits with honors, Mr. Mallein continues to receive recognition, now for his practice of law and has been nominated by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2013, 2014 and 2015. Mr. Mallein is an Avvo-rated attorney with a record of client satisfaction.
Dedicated to serving his community and all of California, Mr. Mallein maintains membership with the California State Bar Trust & Estates and Taxation sections, the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley, and the Tri-Valley Estate Planning Council. Though he practices primarily in the East Bay Area, Mr. Mallein may consider cases from across the state.
Estate planning is often one of the most complex and emotionally charged areas of the law. Fortunately for California families, Mr. Mallein is experienced in handling such cases with integrity and attention to detail, tailoring his services to meet the needs of each individual client on a case-by-case basis.