“Prestigious Award Presented to Robert D. Vale” 
5 February 2015 – San Mateo, CA
To the McDowall Cotter Community:
On February 5, 2015, at the San Mateo County Bar Association Annual Installation Reception and Meeting, Robert D. Vale, Shareholder here at McDowall Cotter, was presented with The William Nagle, Jr. Memorial Award.
Every year the San Mateo County Bar Association Awards Committee makes recommendations for The William Nagle, Jr. Memorial Award.  The William Nagel, Jr. Memorial Award is presented “in recognition of the attorney whose successful innovations and selfless commitment of time and energy advance the professionalism of the San Mateo County Bar Association”.
Bob is active in the San Mateo County Bar Association and has served on a number of committees and currently serves as a Board Member for Peninsula Estate Planning Council.  Bob’s volunteerism does not stop with the Bar Association; he received the prestigious Dorothy Wolf Award for volunteer work with the Legal Aid Society and has received numerous San Mateo County Superior Court commendations for service as a Judge Pro Tem for settlement conferences and small claims appeals.
Bob’s primary area of practice is wealth preservation, asset protection and trust and estate administration.  His clients are individuals, families, executors and beneficiaries of decedent’s estates.
Please join us in congratulating Bob on this prestigious award.