John C. Schaller

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John C. Schaller
  • Sole Practitioner


Chico, CA





The law firm of John C. Schaller was founded in 1971. Lawyer Schaller was admitted to the California Bar in 1966 and spent his first two and a half years as the Santa Clara deputy district attorney. With 45 years of experience, he has represented clients in many areas of law. At this point in his career, he has chosen to focus on estate planning and probate, real estate law and business law.

In 1966, Attorney Schaller was admitted to practice in California, the U.S. District Court Northern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1966.

Areas Of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Corporation Law
  • Real Estate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Elder Law
  • Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Contract law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • Partnerships
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Administration
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Conveyancing
  • Residential Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1966


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D. - 1966
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • M.B.A. - 1968
  • Wagner College, Staten Island, New York
    • B.S. - 1963
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Economics and Business Administration


  • Instructor, Labor Law, Bills and Notes, Common Law Pleading, Lincoln Law School, 1968 to 1970

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in California
  • Outstanding Young Men of America
  • Who's Who in Colleges & Universities
  • Berkeley Professional Studies in India
  • Institute of Andean Studies

Past Employment Positions

  • Santa Clara County District Attorney, Deputy, 1968 to 1971
  • Private Practice, 1971


  • Theta Chi