Erika A. Copenhaver


Santa Rosa, CA




Erika Copenhaver is an attorney licensed in California. She is knowledgeable and experienced in contract law, estate planning, probate matters, trust administration, and international transactional work, with a positive track record for zealously representing her client's interests with positive outcomes.

Ms. Copenhaver's Estate Planning experience includes the drafting of simple to complex wills, trusts, power of attorneys, and health care directives to carry out the client's desires; the management and transfer of assets; handling probates, beginning with the Petition to Probate the estate to the Final Distribution of the estate; all aspects of trust administration; legal entity set up; and general review and drafting of contracts. In addition to Estate Planning, Erika specializes in small business incorporation and licensing, and international transactional work.


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Past Board member of the YWCA Sonoma County – 9 years
  • Past Board member of the Dengue Relief Foundation – 7 years
  • Past Board Member of The Sonoma Humane Society – 2 years
  • Past Board President and member of Senior Advocacy Services – 2.5 years
  • Past Community Foundation’s Professional Advisor Group Member (PAG)
  • Past Sonoma County Bar Trusts & Estates Section of the Bar Steering Committee member
  • Current member and past board president of Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council
  • Current Board Member of Free 2 Be
  • Current member of BNI The Next Level chapter
  • Current member of Sonoma County Bar Trusts & Estates Section of the Bar


  • Spanish
Rated By | Super Lawyers | Erika Copenhaver |
Expertise | Best Probate Attorneys in Santa Rosa | 2020
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