Erika Copenhaver

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Santa Rosa, California

Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc.
Erika Copenhaver
Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc.

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Business & Corporate, Elder Law; view more

Licensed in California since: 2009

Education: Golden Gate University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc.

1180 4th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 Visit website


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 administration. 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; past board President of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council; current president and board member for Senior Advocacy Services.

Ms. Copenhaver participates additional community activities, including serving on the Community Foundation’s professional advisory group. In the business area, she is a member 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

Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate, Elder Law

Focus areas

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

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

First Admitted: 2009, California

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Educational Background:
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California, B.A.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Santa Rosa BNI Chapter, Co-Founder
  • Board member Senior Advocacy Services, 2021
  • Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council (REEPC), Member
  • Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • National Association of Professional Women, Member
  • Sonoma County Bar Trusts & Estates Steering Committee Member
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Dengue Relief Foundation, CFO and Board Member
  • Senior Advocacy Services
  • Community Foundation’s Professional Advisor Group (PAG)
  • YWCA Sonoma County, Board Member

Office location for Erika Copenhaver

1180 4th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Phone: 707-538-6074


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

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