Our office is currently closed to the public because of Sonoma County’s Shelter-in-Place order. However, please know that we are staying in close contact with client needs. Attorneys and staff are working remotely and closely monitoring messages left either on the general voicemail box or individual’s voice mail and returning your calls. We are also closely monitoring emails. You may find attorney email addresses on this website. If you know the person you would like to email, the address is the person’s last email@example.com. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. We want you to know, we are open for business, just not on-site. Take care in these challenging times.
Actualmente, nuestra oficina está cerrada al público debido a la orden de Albergarse en su lugar de residencia del Condado de Sonoma. Sin embargo, sepa que estamos en contacto cercano con las necesidades de nuetros clientes. Los abogados y el personal trabajan de forma remota y supervisan de cerca los mensajes que se dejan en el buzón de correo de voz general o en el correo de voz individual y devuelven sus llamadas. También estamos monitoreando de cerca los correos electrónicos. Puede encontrar las direcciones de correo electrónico de los abogados en este sitio web. Si conoce a la persona a la que le gustaría enviar un correo electrónico, la dirección es el apellido de la email@example.com. También puede enviar un correo electrónico a firstname.lastname@example.org y su solicitud se enviará a la persona adecuada. Queremos que sepa que estamos abiertos a los negocios, pero no en el sitio. Cuídese en estos tiempos difíciles.
The State Bar of California has certified Mr. Manwell as a Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law. Mr. Manwell is an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney*. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame (Cum Laude) in 1971. Following that, he worked for two years in the lumber mills of Northern California before attending and graduating from law school at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1976. He was admitted to the California Bar in December of 1976. Prior to joining to Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz in 2004, he had over 25 years litigation experience, representing clients in the family law, business, real estate and estate settlement areas. He represented numerous clients in trials and arbitrations throughout the North Coast and in the Federal District Court in San Francisco.
Mr. Manwell has represented private individuals and businesses along the North Coast for nearly 3 decades, including the Oakmont Village Association, the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Rosa, Forestville Water District, Camp Meeker Recreation & Parks District, TRI Development, LLC and the Prison University Project, Inc. He has handled transactional matters in the past for such entitles as the Mendocino County Community Services District and the Redwood Credit Union.
Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire, Past President of the Santa Rosa Active 20-30 Club (#50), Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Bar Association, Co-Editor of The Sonoma County Bar Journal, Big Brothers volunteer, donor, Blood Bank of the Redwoods, instructor at Sonoma State University, Rincon Valley Youth Soccer Coach for more than a decade, and general counsel for the Prison University Project, Inc.
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.