Joan Grimes, Attorney

Ms. Grimes has over 30 years experience in the industry. Ms. Grimes has served as the President of the Northern California Bankruptcy Forum and served as the Chair of the Contra Costa Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section. Ms. Grimes received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and was awarded her Juris Doctor from California Western University in San Diego, California. Ms. Grimes is a member of the State Bar of California.

“When families are having financial problems it can be extremely overwhelming and stressful. I am here to help. I have helped thousands of families going through the exact same problems. There are legal remedies available that can provide you with relief. I will teach you what they are and guide you through this process.”

— Joan Grimes


Esperanza Zuniga, Paralegal

Esperanza has over 10 years of customer service experience.  She truly enjoys helping clients create an individualized estate plan.  Esperanza is known in the office as the"problem solver" because she is so wonderful with helping clients solve problems and answering questions as they arise.  She is an invaluable asset to the Law Office of Joan Grimes. Outside of the office, Esperanza is pursuing a degree at California State University East Bay. 

Christina Zuniga, Office Assistant

Christina works part-time at the Law Office of Joan Grimes while she is pursuing her degree. Christina is responsible for scheduling appointments, helping clients with initial paper work and answering questions regarding the estate planning process.  Christina has loved expanding her professional experience through daily client interaction and taking on new tasks.