Zain Yoonas is an associate in the San Ramon office of Yaser Ali Law and is licensed to practice law in California.

Zain brings a diverse background and skill-set to his work. Zain graduated from Stanford Law School in 2015. Zain interned with Kirkland & Ellis and then went on to clerk for the Hon. Edward Prado of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Antonio, Texas.

Zain’s hometown is Boise, Idaho, where he grew up loving the outdoors and sports. He went on to complete his undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin, and studied as a Marshall Scholar at the University of Oxford. Zain also spent two years working as a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, helping telecom companies to develop innovative growth strategies.

Zain’s practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, Islamic estate planning, and sophisticated charitable and tax planning.

Zain can be reached at 925.495.0440 or via email at

Kristin is a trusts & estates paralegal with extensive experience in estate planning and probate and trust administration.

Kristin graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law’s paralegal program more years ago than she cares to admit.  While attending USD, Kristin was a receptionist at a Seltzer Caplan in San Diego and went onto work as a legal secretary and litigation paralegal at Lewis D’Amato in their San Diego office following graduation.

After moving to Washington State with her family in the mid-90’s, Kristin switched her attention to estate planning and probate administration where she found her professional calling.  Kristin worked for Stoel Rives’ Seattle office for many years and eventually she found her way to Yaser Ali Law in Phoenix.

Kristin has expertise with high net worth clients, assisting in the preparation of complex estate plans to minimize tax consequences upon death, and has extensive experience with estate tax returns.

Kristin can be reached at 602.730.4541 or via email at