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Michael P. Donohoe

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Michael P. Donohoe

Michael P. Donohoe


1601 I Street
Fifth Floor
Modesto, California 95354
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209.409.3050 Tel
209.526.3534 Fax
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Practice Areas

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wealth Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Business and Succession Planning
  • Trust and Probate Administration


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, 2011, J.D., cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Dean's List
    • Emery Law Scholar
    • Witkin Academic Excellence Award
    • Honors Moot Court
    • Computer & High Technology Law Journal
  • Santa Clara University, 2006, B.A. in Spanish Studies & Theatre Arts, magna cum laude

Professional Admissions/Qualifications

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of California Sections of Tax and Trusts/Estates
  • Stanislaus County Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Stanislaus County


  • English
  • Spanish

Michael P. Donohoe is an associate attorney in the estate planning practice group of Damrell, Nelson, Schrimp, Pallios, Pacher & Silva.  Prior to joining the Damrell firm in November of 2013, Mr. Donohoe was an associate attorney with Ramsbacher Prokey LLP in San Jose.  His practice focuses on advising high net-worth clients regarding family business and wealth planning.  Such planning is designed to optimize clients' tax benefits and preserve clients' wealth for future generations.

Mr. Donohoe is a frequent guest lecturer at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business where he discusses estate, wealth, and transfer tax planning with undergraduate accounting and finance students.  Mr. Donohoe is fluent in spoken and written Spanish.  He also serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Sierra Vista Child and Family Services.