Firm Overview

The Law Office of Amy Harrington

At the Law Offices of Amy Harrington we spend time with you to find out about your concerns and your goals. We have the experience to work with you to craft a practical and cost-efficient approach to handling your legal needs.

The Law Offices of Amy Harrington is in the heart of San Francisco’s Civic Center. Located just two blocks from the Superior Court and City Hall. Easily accessible by public transportation. BART and MUNI stops are less than one block from the office.

Our Staff Members

Amy Harrington

Amy  Harrington received her Juris Doctor from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Since 2005, she has been a member of the California State Bar and is licensed to practice in the United States District Court of California.  She is an active member of the California State and San Francisco Bar Associations. She graduated in 1998 from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Sociology. She has received numerous academic scholarships and been recognized professionally throughout her academic and legal career. Prior to the practice of law, Amy Harrington worked with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) to improve patient care, working conditions and wages of healthcare workers in northern California hospitals.  She was also field director for several successful political campaigns in San Francisco and Sacramento, California.

Since 2005, Amy Harrington has been a civil litigator, devoting a large part of her practice to estate litigation including will contests, fraudulent wills, and gifts and estate administration disputes. She also handles conservatorship petitions and represents family members in contested conservatorship cases. Additionally, she offers estate planning and administration services. Amy Harrington represents both adults and children seeking to change their legal name.

Amy Harrington is a mother of two and a native San Franciscan. She now resides in the beautiful town of Sonoma, California. Amy splits her time between the San Francisco and Sonoma offices. She is fluent in Spanish. In her free time she enjoys running, cycling, gardening and travel. She is currently an elected member of the Sonoma City Council.

Peter Buis, Paralegal

Peter graduated at the top of his class from San Francisco State’s ABA-approved paralegal program. His background is in cooperative small business management and allied health care. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the California Institute of Integral Studies and Master of Science from the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley.

Peter is from Chicago, but has resided in San Francisco for nearly a decade. His interests include philosophy, cinema, and culinary and fine arts.

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