Brent P. Collinson

Of Counsel

brent.collinson@bbklaw.com

Tel: (530) 587-9233

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At a Glance

Brent represents public agencies, and handles estate planning, trust administration and probates and general business and personal consultation.
 
An attorney with  40 years of experience, Brent owned or partnered in his own firm for most of his practice before joining BB&K.
 
Brent’s main goal is to solve — not create — problems.

Brent Collinson helped the Truckee Fire Protection District grow from a mainly volunteer force to one with more than 50 paid and highly trained employees. He also helped the Truckee Tahoe Airport District go from surviving  closure threats to the airport winning the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Public Agency of the Year Award.
 
With an overarching goal to solve — not create — problems for clients, Brent's practice is focused on representing public agencies on a variety issues, as well as estate planning, trust administration and probates and general business and personal consultation. An attorney nearly  40 years of experience, Brent owned or partnered in his own firm for most of his practice before joining Best Best & Krieger LLP as of counsel.
 
Brent’s work in estate planning and will and trust administration allows individuals to plan for their inevitable passing, as well helping grieving families administer and transfer estates after a loved one’s death.
 
He also consults with businesses and individuals on the many issues that arise in running a business or in one's life journey. These include everything from disputes with neighbors to business transactions and transitions and contracts to real estate purchases and easements.
 
Brent is a frequent presenter at events sponsored by organizations that includes the Northern California Legal Secretaries Association, Sierra College, Tahoe City Optimists Club and the Truckee Rotary Club. Brent is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and is licensed to practice law in the State of California.

 

Education

  • University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Davis, B.A.


Honors

  • Truckee Inter-Club Citizen of the Year
  • Truckee Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

 

Current representation:

  • Truckee Tahoe Airport District
  • Truckee Fire Protection District
  • Truckee Cemetery District 


Past representation:

  • Truckee Sanitary District
  • Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District
  • Tahoe Forest Hospital District
  • Fallen Leaf Lake Community Services District

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