Robert G. Gottschalk

Sole Practitioner
Millbrae, CA

At the Law Office of Robert G. Gottschalk, my mission is to learn and understand my clients' needs and the external factors affecting them so that I can aggressively and professionally represent them throughout the legal process. I clearly communicate my legal knowledge and experience, thereby enabling my clients to make well-informed decisions for themselves.

My approach is to provide a personalized attorney-client relationship based on each client's unique concerns and requirements. My philosophy is based on the commitment to provide experienced advice to my clients. I am dedicated to full value for every dollar invested in legal services. My clients can expect prompt personal service and uncompromising, quality legal representation delivered in a cost-effective manner.

I am constantly seeking to improve my performance in order to be prepared for the challenges facing my clients. I keep pace with the latest innovations in the delivery of legal services by continually investing in training and technology. My work environment is based on diligent work effort, community involvement and a commitment to the profession.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1975


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1975
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • M.B.A. - 1975
    • Major: Finance
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Major: Social Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Millbrae City Council, Council Member 2001-2009; 2011-2015
  • Millbrae City Council, Mayor 2006, 2009, 2015
  • Rotary Club, 2000
  • United States Navy Reserves, Captain, 1968 to 1996
  • California State Bar Association, Member, 1975

Past Employment Positions

  • Crocker National Bank, Trust Department, Vice President, 1981 to 1986
  • Sumitomo Bank, Trust Department, Vice President & Manager, 1991 to 1996

In most cases, estate planning services are available for a fixed fee.
You will know what the cost is before we begin.

Robert G. Gottschalk
P.O. Box 1174
Millbrae, CA 94030-1174

Telephone: (650) 239-6045
Fax: (650) 552-9351