Elizabeth A. Boettger Cannon

Betsy Boettger Cannon specializes in the area of estate and trust, tax and charitable planning. Betsy has experience with formation of trusts, family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, and other techniques for transferring wealth to the next generation. Betsy has experience in advising trustees as to distributions to beneficiaries, administration of trusts and other duties integral to acting as fiduciary. Betsy's prior experience equips her to work with accounting and investment professionals to provide seamless estate planning services, and to integrate tax and real estate issues into estate planning.

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Trusts and Estates; Probate and Trust Administration; Real Estate; Tax Planning
  • Concentrated experience in trusts and estates, wealth transfer, estate tax and property tax planning.
  • Extensive experience in taxation, administration of trusts and estates, and litigation that arises in the trust and probate context.


  • University of Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, IN, J.D., 1998
  • Concannon Programme of International Law, 1996-1997
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, B.A. Economics/Business, 1995
    • President, UCLA Service Association, 1995
    • Chancellor’s Service Award, 1995

Admitted to Practice

  • State of California, 1998

Professional Activities/Social Organizations

  • American Bar Association (Member Section: Real Property, Probate and Law)
  • California Bar Association
  • East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers
  • San Francisco Estate Planning Council
  • President, University of Notre Dame, San Francisco Alumni Club, 2005-2006

Contact Elizabeth A. Boettger Cannon

Plageman, Lund & Cannon LLP
Ordway Building
One Kaiser Plaza, Suite 1440
Oakland, California  94612
Phone: (510) 899-6100
Fax: (510) 899-6101


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California

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