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Loren Barr

Loren Barr

J.D., Santa Clara University, 1996

Bachelor of Arts in History, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1988


This is my 25th year practicing estate and trust litigation and my 17th year as a state bar certified specialist.

Loren Barr specializes in estate and trust litigation, estate planning, and trust and estate administration. He has represented hundreds of clients in estate, trust, and elder abuse cases, and has extensive experience drafting and administering wills and trusts. He has been certified by the California State Bar of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law since 2004 and has served as an expert witness in elder abuse and trust cases. Loren has been recognized as a Northern California “Super Lawyer” every year since 2008.

Loren grew up in Lafayette, California and graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1988. After college, he served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1989 to 1993. He attended law school at Santa Clara University, where he served as Managing Editor of the Santa Clara Law Review. Loren worked at the San Francisco office of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman) before joining his father, Edward Barr, in forming Barr & Barr Attorneys in 1998.

If Loren isn’t working, he’s usually spending time with his wife, children, and parents. He enjoys reading, Giants baseball, and college football.

Loren lives in Alamo, California with his wife and five children.


The White-Collar Abuser,”  Contra Costa Lawyer, February 2010

Whittlesey v. Aiello-Attorney Fees In Trust Litigation-An Analysis Of Whittlesey And Its Use By Practitioners,”  Contra Costa Lawyer, December 2008


J.D., Santa Clara School of Law

B.A. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California

Professional Membership

The State Bar of California

Contra Costa County Bar Association

Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley

East Bay Trusts & Estates Lawyers

Trust Administration


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