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Barbara Farnum

Affiliated Counsel

408-295-5800

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Education

  • University of Santa Clara School of Law, 1990
  • San Jose State University, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • California

Barbara Farnum

Affiliated Counsel

Overview

Barbara Farnum is attorney with over 26 years of experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, and related litigation. She graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1990, and is also certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in estate planning, trust & probate law. Additionally, she is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the Silicon Valley Bar Association, and the Trusts and Estates section of the State Bar of California.

Practice Areas

  • Estate planning
  • Trusts and decedent’s estate administration
  • Probate and related litigation

Professional Associations

  • United States Tax Court
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Silicon Valley Bar Association
  • Trusts and Estates Section, State Bar of California

For certain matters, the Firm also teams up with well-respected counsel, who are not members of the Firm, in light of their particular expertise. The Firm decides whether to use Affiliated Counsel on a matter-by-matter basis, depending on the needs of the matter. Although Affiliated Counsel have their own separate law practices, independent from the Firm, they are available to Steven L. Walker PLC on an as-needed basis.

Barbara Farnum is attorney with over 26 years of experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, and related litigation. She graduated from the

Overview

Barbara Farnum is attorney with over 26 years of experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, and related litigation. She graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1990, and is also certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in estate planning, trust & probate law. Additionally, she is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the Silicon Valley Bar Association, and the Trusts and Estates section of the State Bar of California. Barbara’s practice focuses on:

  • Estate planning
  • Trusts and decedent’s estate administration
  • Probate and related litigation

Courts

  • United States Tax Court

Certifications

  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Memberships

  • Silicon Valley Bar Association
  • Trusts and Estates Section, State Bar of California

For certain matters, the Firm also teams up with well-respected counsel, who are not members of the Firm, in light of their particular expertise. The Firm decides whether to use Affiliated Counsel on a matter-by-matter basis, depending on the needs of the matter. Although Affiliated Counsel have their own separate law practices, independent from the Firm, they are available to Bergeson, LLP on an as-needed basis.