3425 S. Bascom Ave, Suite 240
Our law firm serves clients in the Campbell, CA area and provides assistance in estate planning, elder law, Medicaid, trust administration and probate.
Roy Litherland has been providing legal services in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties continuously since 1975.
Roy has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Indiana State University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University, where he graduated cum laude and won honors in the areas of income taxation and estate and gift taxation. He graduated from law school in 1973. Roy was a member of the legal fraternity of Phi Delta Phi and president of the local chapter at Indiana University Law School in 1972-73. In law school he was a recipient of the Dean Faust Award and received awards and honors in income taxation and estate and gift taxation.
Roy was previously licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. Roy served as an intern at Price Waterhouse & Company, on the audit staff of Peat, Marwick Mitchell & Company, and with the tax staff of Arthur Andersen & Company. He has also been an instructor for the Becker CPA Review Course. Although Roy has an extensive background in accounting, Roy retired his license to practice as a CPA to devote his time and energy entirely to the practice of law, specializing in estate planning, trusts, Medi-Cal planning, and probate.
Roy served as president of the Santa Clara County Easter Seal Society for one year and on its board of directors for five years. He is also a member of the Order of Saint John, Queen’s Club, Letterman’s Club, and Elk’s Club.
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