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Mary T. Nguyen

Mary T. Nguyen


San Jose Office 408.286.5800 Vcard Email

Areas of Focus:

Ms. Nguyen’s practice focuses on estate planning, probate, and trust administration.  She is experienced in drafting both basic and sophisticated estate plans, and has represented trustees, executors, administrators, and beneficiaries in numerous probate and trust administrations.

Prior to joining Berliner Cohen, Ms. Nguyen worked at the Delaware Court of Chancery, Probate Division of the Superior Court of California, and several law firms where she practiced trusts and estates law.

She earned her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence for earning the highest grade in Estate Drafting.


Ms. Nguyen is a Bay Area native.  In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, baking, and exploring steakhouses.

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New Jersey
  • State Bar of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California


  • Moderator, Converting Awareness into Action: Ways to Recognize and Overcome Cultural and Gender Barriers in the Legal Profession, Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, San Francisco, CA (August 21, 2018)

Activities / Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Judicial Intern Opportunity Program Alumni Mentor
  • Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, Former Education Committee Co-Chair
  • Asian Law Alliance, Advisory Board Member and Citizenship Clinic Volunteer
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, Former Board Member
  • Silicon Valley Bar Association, Former Executive Committee Secretary
  • The Silicon Valley Organization (Chamber of Commerce), Leadership San Jose


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara