George T. Argyris

George Argyris counsels individual clients on all matters related to the building, preservation and disposition of family wealth and minimization of taxes.

His practice includes sophisticated tax planning vehicles, including advice and preparation of planning documents such as wills, living trusts and durable powers of attorney, irrevocable life insurance trusts, gift programs, grantor retained annuity trusts, education trusts, family partnerships, generation-skipping transfers, inter vivos and testamentary charitable giving, charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder trusts and private foundations, property agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; disposition of IRA, Keogh and other employee benefit plans; probate and trust administration; litigation regarding validity, construction and administration; and counseling and advice to charitable foundations and board members.

Mr. Argyris is a frequent speaker and lecturer at professional seminars. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America in the area of Trusts and Estates and has been listed annually in Northern California Super Lawyers.


  • Board Member, California Symphony
  • Advisory Board Member, University of California, Berkeley Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning
  • Member, San Francisco Estate Planning Council

Related Practices


  • University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1972)
  • Rutgers University (A.B., 1969), magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court

Contact George T. Argyris

Contact George T. Argyris

Farella Braun & Martel LLP
Russ Building
235 Montgomery Street 17th Floor
San Francisco, California  94104
Phone: (415) 954-4992
Fax: (415) 954-4480


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California