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

jennifer wallis & joan grimes

jennifer wallis & joan grimes


Jennifer Wallis (Grimes), Attorney

Ms. Wallis joined the Law Office of Joan Grimes when she was in high school and began her legal career as a legal receptionist and then continued on as a law clerk.  After graduating from the University of San Francisco School JD/MBA program with honors, Ms. Wallis returned to the Law Office of Joan Grimes to work with her mom.  Ms. Wallis is thrilled to be working with her mom again and loves assisting families with their estate planning needs.  Ms. Wallis received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis and was awarded her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco. Ms. Wallis is a member of the State Bar of California.