Ann M. Dalsin (Anina)

  • Phone:510-384-7949

Drawing on more than 25 years of legal practice, Ms. Dalsin has amassed experience in a broad array of corporate and commercial transactions.  Prior to establishing Dalsin Law in 2009, Ms. Dalsin was a partner in the law firm of Gilliss Valla & Dalsin LLP, where her practice involved representation of foreign and domestic companies in a broad spectrum of business transactions. Before joining that firm in 1997, Ms. Dalsin worked on international corporate transactions at Varian Associates, Inc. in Palo Alto, California.

Ms. Dalsin has vast experience in the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts and business agreements, including employment agreements, operating and shareholder agreements, loan agreements, service agreements, confidentiality agreements, license and distribution agreements and commercial terms and conditions. The firm currently represents companies in a wide spectrum of industries in general business matters, including formation, corporate governance, employment, financing, contracts, and real estate transactions. 


Ms. Dalsin received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1990. In 1995 she earned her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego, where she served as a staff writer and staff editor of the Law Review and International Law Journal.


As a result of spending over a decade living, studying and working in Spain, Venezuela, and Italy, Ms. Dalsin speaks Spanish and Italian and is also conversational in French.

Bar Associations & Memberships

California State Bar

Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA)

Board of Directors of Small Firm Section of the CCCBA

Board of Directors of Walnut Creek Historical Society

Ambassador of Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce

National Charities League, Walnut Creek Chapter

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