Estate Planning, Trusts, and Probate

Estate Planning, Trusts
And Probate

Real Estate Transactions

Real Estate Transactions



Sarah Kern





Attorney Sarah Kern specializes in estate planning, trust administration and probate. Her practice focusses on helping parents, individuals, business owners and same sex couples pass on their wealth in a tax efficient manner that avoids the time and expense of probate. She also assists in the distribution and administration of assets after a death, guiding her clients to minimize their stress. Sarah uses her years of experience to custom design trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, and other estate planning documents.

Sarah received her law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Reed College. She is a member of the State Bar of California and the Marin County Bar Association. Sarah was listed as a Rising Star in 2014 by Super Lawyers magazine, a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of practicing attorneys under 40. During law school, Sarah received the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Accounting for Lawyers. Sarah is a Marin county native.


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
  • Reed College, Portland, Oregon
    • B.A.

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star - Northern California Super Lawyers, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar Association
  • Marin County Bar Association

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