Agnieszka K. Adams

Agnieszka K. Adams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Oakland, CA

Roisman Henel LLP
 | 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-466-6000
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Polish
Attorney Profile

Agnieszka K. Adams is a partner at Roisman Henel LLP.  Agnieszka is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law.

Agnieszka is the current co-chair of the East Bay Trust and Estates Lawyers Estate Planning and Administration Committee. She has been selected by her peers and the publishers of Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine as one of Northern California’s “Rising Stars” from 2012 through 2017. She is a member of the East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers and the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Barristers Club Section of the San Francisco Bar Association.  Agnieszka also volunteers her time at the Alameda County Bar Association VLSC Guardianship Clinic.  

Agnieszka graduated summa cum laude from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History.  Agnieszka attended University of Southampton in the United Kingdom where she earned a Bachelor of Laws degree.  Agnieszka continued her legal education at University of California Hastings College of the Law.  She graduated cum laude with a concentration in Taxation and a distinction for Pro Bono. 

Agnieszka is a native of Poland and lives with her husband and son in San Francisco.

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

About Agnieszka Adams

Admitted: 2009, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Women Lawyers of Alameda County
  • East Bay Estate Planning Council
  • San Francisco Bar Association, Barristers Club Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section
  • East Bay Trusts & Estates Lawyers
  • State Bar of California:  Trusts and Estates Section

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Problem Areas in Probate, NBI Probate Bootcamp, 2016
  • Estate and Succession Planning for Families, California Association Of Winegrape Growers, 2015
  • PFAC 20th Annual Conference: Starting Probate and Trust Administration After Death of Client, 2015
  • EBTEL Probate Bootcamp: Alternatives to Probate and Initial Probate Filings, 2014
  • Bell Investments Advisors Women’s Roundtable: Giving with a Plan, 2013
  • Co-authored a chapter in the 2017 CEB Real Property Ownership and Taxation

Educational Background:

  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
  • University of Southampton, LL.B., 2006
  • Lee University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2004
Office Location for Agnieszka K. Adams

1999 Harrison Street
Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612


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Last Updated: 3/23/2017

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