Richard A. Littorno, Founder of the Littorno Law Group

Richard A. Littorno, Founder of the Littorno Law Group


Littorno Law Group

1990 - Present  | 2211 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg CA 94565


Estate Planning utilizing a variety of Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Advance Healthcare Directives, Real Estate Deeds and other Asset Transfer Forms

Probate Administration of Decedent's Estates

VA Aid and Attendance Pension Planning utilizing our Veteran's Asset Protection Trust

Medi-Cal Benefit Planning Utilizing Irrevocable Trusts and Creative Asset Transfer Strategies

Estate Tax Planning

Gift Tax Planning

Income Tax Planning

Property Tax Planning Maintaining Transferor's Prop. 13 Assessed Valuations


Clayton Mayor, City Councilman and Chair of Planning Commission

City of Clayton

August 1982 - November 2002 (20 years, 4 months) | Clayton, California

I had the distinct honor and pleasure of serving the people of the City of Clayton, California as Chairman of its Planning Commission, Member of the City Council and as Mayor, all over a twenty year period.  We converted the DeMartini Winery into the City Hall, Built a new middle school, library and fire station during those years, among other projects.


Tax Attorney and Accountant

Ernst & Young

1979 - 1983 (4 years) | San Francisco, California


* Prepared estate, gift and income tax returns primarily for individuals and small business

* Conducted tax research and provided opinion letters to clients

* Assisted with corporate and individual tax audits and preparation of financial statements



Columnist on Estate and Tax Planning

Clayton Pioneer

Estate Planning Strategies

(Working Title)



VA Accredited Attorney, Veterans Affairs

Member of the Academy of VA Pension Planners

Member of ElderCounsel

Member of the California Bar Association, California Bar, License 115037

Member of CANHR, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform



Golden Gate University

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Tax, Taxation

1980 - 1985


U.C. Hastings

Juris Doctoris, Emphasis in Estate and Tax Planning

1976 - 1979

Activities and Societies:  Moot Court Brief Honors


Saint Mary's College of California

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science and Government, Cum Laude

1972 - 1976

Activities and Societies: Minor in History


Additional Information


Fly fishing, hiking, gardening, cooking, foreign and independent films, and wine tasting


Personal Details

Birthday              May 19, 1954

Marital Status     Married

Children               4

Grandchildren     13


Advice for Contacting Richard A. Littorno

Please email or call 925-432-4211

Littorno Law Group assists clients throughout Contra Costa County from our offices in Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill and Rancho Bernardo, California, including Antioch, Brentwood, Clayton, Concord, Lafayette, Moraga, Martinez, Danville, San Ramon, Pleasanton, Livermore, Fremont, Oakland, Piedmont, San Diego, Escondido, San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Fallbrook, Bonsall, Encinitas, La Jolla, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Del Mar, and the surrounding areas and suburbs.

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