Anne C. Cyr, Partner


Practice Areas

Ms. Cyr specializes in estate planning, trust and probate law, with an emphasis on probate and trust litigation. Her practice includes the preparation of wills, trusts (revocable and irrevocable), powers of attorney, spousal property agreements, and other estate planning vehicles. Her litigation practice includes fiduciary removal and surcharge actions, fiduciary defense, will and trust contests, heirship petitions and petitions to establish claims to property.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990 (with honors)
  • Juris Doctor, McGeorge School of Law, 1993 (Order of the Coif)

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning Trust & Probate Law, California State Bar,
    Board of Legal Specialization
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of San Luis Obispo
  • Member, San Luis Obispo County Bar Association, Probate Section
  • Member, State Bar of California, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Civic Organizations

  • Member, Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo Daybreak
  • Board Member, Los Osos Little League

Articles and Books

  • Co-author, "Contractual Agreements Relating to Estate Planning," Chapter 11 of California Transactions Forms: Estate Planning, West Publishing Company, 1999
  • Legislative Review Staff Writer, 1991; Assistant Comment Editor, 1992-1993,
    Pacific Law Journal

Speeches, Presentations and Awards

  • Ms. Cyr has repeatedly taught Recent Developments in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law for the California Continuing Education of the Bar.
  • Named one of The Tribune's Top 20 under 40 in 2006.