Margaret M. Elliott

Margaret (“Peggy”) Elliott was born in Lansing, Michigan on May 16, 1950. She began practicing in 1981 when she joined Anderson Zeigler’s predecessor firm. Peggy’s practice areas include Estate Planning and Administration, Business law and Intellectual Property (trademark).

Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning (including Estate and Gift Tax)
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration
  • Business Law
  • Trademark

Bar Admission:

  • California State Courts
  • U.S. District Court of California, Northern
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • University of Michigan (B.A., with distinction, 1972)
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1981)


  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • Santa Rosa Symphony (Board Member and Secretary)
  • Keegan Leadership Committee for Memorial Hospital Palliative Care (Board member)
  • Goodwill Industries (former board member)
  • Sonoma Land Trust
  • Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce
  • Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council
  • Napa-Sonoma Junior League
  • Bennett Valley Education Foundation
  • Santa Rosa Downtown Market
  • Community Foundation Sonoma County Professional Advisor Committee
  • Volunteer for Earthwatch: Crocodiles of the Okavango, Botswana


  • Professional:  Teaching positions: Adjunct Faculty for the Sonoma State University Attorney Assistant Program; Faculty for Estate Planning and Gift Taxation at Empire College School of Law; Co-author of Income Taxation of Decedent, Estate and Beneficiaries, 2 California Decedent Estate Practice.

Contact Margaret M. Elliott

Anderson Zeigler
50 Old Courthouse Square
5th Fl
Santa Rosa, California  95404
Phone: 707-545-4910
Fax: 707-544-0260


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California

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