Frank Van Konynenburg

Frank Van Konynenburg

San Francisco, California
(209) 236-0163

Professional Experience
Since 1965, Frank has worked as an attorney and farmer in Modesto, Dixon and Calistoga. Not only has he worked in a general private practice, but in 1967 and 1968 he served as the Assistant City Attorney of Modesto.

Special Interests/Hobbies
Viticultural cultivar development and research.

Areas of Practice

  • Agricultural Law
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Producer Lien Rights
  • Real Property Law
  • Mechanics and Materialmen’s Liens
  • Estate Planning


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D. - 1964
  • University of California, Davis
    • B.S. - 1961
    • Major: Agricultural Production (Viticulture, Pomology, Plant Sciences) Agricultural Economics

Published Works

  • Author: A Home & A Price: 75 Years of History with the California Canning Peach Association
  • Government relations and testimony on issues of concern to California agriculture with particular emphasis on challenges of trade under the W.T.O.

Pro Bono Activities

  • Allied Grape Growers, Board Member, 1970-1978
  • California Canning Peach Assn., Board Member, 1972-1988
  • California Canning Peach Assn., Vice-chairman, 1974-1982
  • California Freestone Peach Assn., Board Member, 1974-1978
  • Cling Peach Advisory Board, Board Member, 1974-1992
  • United Vintners, Board Member, 1975-1978
  • California Freestone Peach Assn., Chairman, 1976-1978
  • Diamond Walnut Growers, Assn., Board Alternate, 1978-1980
  • California Canning Peach Assn., Chairman, 1982-1988