Thoughtful counsel.

Bold advocacy.

Practical solutions.

Throughout 2018, Hopkins & Carley will be celebrating 50 years of service to our clients and the communities in which we work and live.

Over the past five decades, our firm has grown alongside our clients, and we are truly honored to have contributed to their many successes.

Practices in Focus

Trust & Estate Litigation

Our Trust & Estate Litigation practice group is comprised of experienced trial attorneys who focus their practices solely on complex disputes relating to trusts, estates, and conservatorships.

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Practices in Focus

Financial Services

Many of California's largest and most notable banking and financial institutions turn to Hopkins & Carley for expert counsel.

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Practices in Focus

Land Use & Property Rights

Anytime you are protecting or asserting your rights to use your property, our land use and property rights attorneys have the experience to protect your interests and constitutional rights.

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Practices in Focus

Emerging Growth Companies

We represent entrepreneurs and startup companies in numerous industries, as well as the venture capital firms and investors that finance them.

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Attorney Profile

James Hager

Jim Hager is the Co-chair of Hopkins & Carley’s Family Wealth and Tax Planning Practice, focusing on wealth and business succession strategies uniquely suited for high net worth individuals and their families.

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Daniel Pyne

Dan Pyne is the Co‑chair of Hopkins & Carley’s Employment & Labor Law Practice and has served as the firm’s Deputy Managing Shareholder since 2009.

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Attorney Profile

Erika Gasaway

Erika Gasaway, an Associate in the San Jose office of Hopkins & Carley, is a member of the Real Estate and Financial Institutions & Creditors’ Rights Practice Groups. 

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Attorney Profile

Laurie-Ann Look

Laurie‑Ann D. Look is a member of Hopkins & Carley’s Family Wealth & Tax Planning Practice. She previously served as Co-chair of the group for several years. Her practice focuses on estate planning, strategic wealth transfer and management planning, and estate and trust administration.

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