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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Elder Law (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (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 region.

Active in her legal and professional communities, Ms. Copenhaver sits on the board of directors of the Dengue Relief Foundation, a nonprofit public benefit corporation. She is also a member of the board for the YWCA Sonoma County and a member of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council, serving on one of the council’s committees.

Ms. Copenhaver participates additional community activities, including serving on the Community Foundation’s professional adviser 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, the National Association of Professional Women and the Santa Rosa Young Professionals Network. She also serves on the Sonoma County Bar Association’s trusts and estates steering committee.

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


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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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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: 2/7/2020

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