Michelle C. Lerman

Michelle C. Lerman

San Rafael, California
866-671-5902 (Toll Free)

Michelle is a Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Michelle, known as "the attorney with a heart," was voted "#1 Favorite Lawyer for Marin and Sonoma Counties" by the "J." Newspaper Readers' Poll 2007.  A recognized leader in estate planning, Michelle was past president of the Estate Planning Section of the Marin County Bar Association and for the past 15 years has chaired the section's Mentor Group, a monthly meeting of professionals committed to advancing in estate planning, trust and probate matters. A published author,  featured commentator on radio and television and a much sought-after professional speaker, Michelle is passionate about helping people understand and reach their estate planning goals. A star attorney and student, she obtained her Degree of Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles and her Degree of Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California, where she received an AmJur Award.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1983


  • University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of California at Los Angeles
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 1980