Jennifer Herlihy

Top rated estate & trust litigation attorney in Walnut Creek, California

Koller Herlihy LLP
Jennifer Herlihy
Koller Herlihy LLP

Practice Areas: Estate & trust litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2012

Education: University of San Francisco School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2023

Koller Herlihy LLP

1460 Maria Ln
Suite 360
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Visit website


Jennifer Herlihy is a Founding Partner of Koller Herlihy LLP. Jennifer represents individuals and professional fiduciaries in trust, estate, and conservatorship litigation, including financial elder abuse actions, removal and surcharge actions, contested conservatorships, will and trust contests, accounting disputes, and related civil claims. 

Jennifer has significant experience in all stages of disputes, including counseling clients prior to litigation, representing clients at mediation, and through trial. Jennifer has tried matters in multiple Bay Area courts, including a two-week jury trial in San Francisco County resulting in a six-figure verdict for her client, a two-week bench trial in Santa Clara County involving an oral contract claim against an estate resulting in a complete defense verdict and an award of costs, and a 10-day bench trial in Contra Costa County relating to issues of incapacity and undue influence culminating in a dismissal of all claims against the trustee.

Jennifer graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law and obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.  Prior to partnering with Ruth to form Koller Herlihy LLP, Jennifer was a partner at Morrill Law, and previously practiced general civil litigation, assisting more than 40 families in the PG&E San Bruno Fire Cases.

Jennifer has presented to professional groups, including the East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers and Legal Assistance for Seniors, on topics related to estate and trust litigation, financial elder abuse, and conservatorships. She also serves on the board of the Tri-Valley Estate Planning Council and on the Contra Costa County court-appointed attorney panel representing conservatees in conservatorship proceedings.

Practice areas

Estate & trust litigation

Focus areas

Will contests

  • 100% Estate & trust litigation

First Admitted: 2012, California

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Moot Court Judge - University of San Francisco, School of Law
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Berkeley, 2006

Office location for Jennifer Herlihy

1460 Maria Ln
Suite 360
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-915-8759


10 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2023

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