Erika Copenhaver

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Santa Rosa, CA

Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc.
 | 1180 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: 707-538-6074
Fax: 707-538-3546
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Elder Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Erika Copenhaver is an estate planning attorney at Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc., located in Santa Rosa, California. Ms. Copenhaver assists clients in Santa Rosa and throughout the greater Bay Area, with their estate planning needs and has extensive experience with asset management and probate, as well as trust drafting and litigation. She also handles international transactional work and helps small businesses with incorporation and licensing needs.

    Ms. Copenhaver graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a bachelor’s degree and earned her law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. She has been admitted to practice law in the state of California since 2009 and speaks both English and Spanish, allowing her to serve a broader array of clients in the Sonoma County and greater North Bay Area region.

    Active in her legal and professional communities, Ms. Copenhaver is a past member of the board of directors of the Dengue Relief Foundation, a nonprofit public benefit corporation. She is also a past member of the board for the YWCA Sonoma County (8 years); a past member of the board of directors for the Sonoma Humane Society; and the board President of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council.

    Ms. Copenhaver participates additional community activities, including serving on the Community Foundation’s professional advisory group. In the business area, she is a co-founder of a Santa Rosa chapter of Business Network International.

    Participation in professional groups is also a passion for Ms. Copenhaver. She belongs to the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber and the National Association of Professional Women. She also serves on the Sonoma County Bar Association’s trusts and estates steering committee.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Elder Law
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

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    About Erika Copenhaver

    Admitted: 2009, California

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Santa Rosa BNI Chapter, Co-Founder
    • Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council (REEPC), Member
    • Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, Member
    • National Association of Professional Women, Member
    • Young Professionals Network, Member
    • Sonoma County Bar Trusts & Estates Steering Committee Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Dengue Relief Foundation, CFO and Board Member
    • Community Foundation’s Professional Advisor Group (PAG)
    • YWCA Sonoma County, Board Member

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Santa Barbara, California, B.A.
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    Office Location for Erika Copenhaver

    1180 4th Street
    Santa Rosa, CA 95404

    Phone: 707-538-6074

    Fax: 707-538-3546

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    Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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