Sonora, CA
Modesto, CA

Amy Jeffries

My primary focus is understanding and responding to client needs. I keep my mind on the objective, not on the obstacle.

Amy Jeffries


Amy joined Gianelli Nielsen in 2021 and focuses on estate planning, business transactional work and business planning. Her practice areas include estate planning, trust administrations and terminations, entity formation and dissolution, sales agreements, lease agreements, gifting and business succession planning.

Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, with a minor in Global Peace and Security from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She received her Juris Doctorate at the Ohio Northern Claude W. Pettit School of Law and graduated as valedictorian of her class. After graduation, Amy worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio, representing the Department of Health and Human Services for five years before transitioning into private practice and insurance defense for several years. After returning to her native Modesto in 2019 and passing the February 2019 California bar exam, Amy practiced family law litigation and school district/public entity defense at a large firm before joining Gianelli Nielsen’s Estate Planning team.

Before law school, Amy was an English teacher in South Korea and enjoyed traveling and SCUBA diving all over the world in her free time. She has enjoyed dabbling in Korean, Spanish, Arabic, and French in her travels. She and her husband John have lived all over, including Luxembourg, Alabama, and Hawai’i, but they are happy to finally settle in Modesto with their three young children. Amy has been an active fundraiser and committee member for The Arthritis Foundation for several years and is a member of the American Inns of Court, Wray Ladine Chapter.

Based in Modesto, CA with a location in Sonora, CA, Gianelli Nielsen, PLC serves clients throughout California.

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