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Susan Miles von Herrmann

Susan Miles von Herrmann

Practice areas:

Estate Planning

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Estate Planning: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Harold Christopher Heritage

    Susan and I have worked together for approximately 5 years, on dozens of matters. I find her to be an extremely gifted attorney, and my clients simply love her. I look forward to many more years of collaboration, and count on her help with some of my more challenging projects.

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    Harold Heritage Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Schiff Hardin LLP
One Market/Spear Tower, 32nd floor
San Francisco, CA, 94105

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200405/20/2015
MAActive198504/17/2015
ILNot Authorized To Practice Law198705/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFitzgerald Abbott & Beardsley LLP2007 - Present
PartnerBvH Law Group2003 - 2007
AssociateGoodwin & Procter1994 - 1996
AssociateSidley & Austin1986 - 1989
AssociateGoldstein & Manello1984 - 1986

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Francisco Estate Planning CouncilMember2010 - Present
Alta Bates Summit FoundationBoard of Delegates2009 - Present
Clausen HouseHeritage Advisor2008 - Present
Grace CathedralPlanned Giving Committee2008 - Present
The Point FoundationBoard of Regents2007 - Present
East Bay Estate Planning CouncilMember2007 - 2010
Red Cross/Bay Area ChapterN/A2007 - 2010
State Bar of California - Estate Planning and Trusts AdministrationMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Stanford UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Piedmont Community ChurchEstate Planning Strategies for 2011 and Beyond2011
Merrill Lynch, OaklandEstate Planning Strategies for 2011 and Beyond2011
Grace Cathedral/Horizons Foundation2010 Tax Legislation: What it Means for LGBT Couples and Families2011
SF Estate Planning CouncilCurrent Issues in Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Affecting Members of the LGBT Community2010
Kieretsu ForumYour Estate Plan--Does It Do What You Intended It To Do? Estate Planning Pitfalls and Opportunities During Uncertain Times2010
Continuing Education of the BarEstate Planning for the Blended Family2010
Wyndham HotelLGBT Charitable Giving: Saving Taxes and Supporting Our Community2009
The Perils of Planning With Joint Tenancy for LGBT CouplesJoint Tenancy for LGBT Couples2009
Politics Religion and Discourse: A Conversation About Same Sex MarriageSame Sex Marriage2009
Planning Agead: Do I Need Long-Term Care and Disability InsuranceElder Care Legal Issues2009
East Bay Community FoundationEstate Planning for the Blended Family2009
Wyndham HotelAvoiding Mistakes in LGBT Estate Planning and A Same-Sex Marriage Update2008
Wyndham HotelLGBT Investment and Estate Planning: Roth IRA's to Living Trusts2008
San Francisco LGBT Community CenterAvoiding Mistakes in LGBT Estate Planning and A Same-Sex Marriage Update2008
San Francisco City CollegeEstate, Tax and Charitable Planning for the LGBT Community2008
Piedmont Community HallAvoiding Mistakes in LGBT Estate Planning and A Same-Sex Marriage Update2008
Piedmont Community ChurchEstate Planning Basics and Tools and Techniques for Charitable Planned Giving2008
Lambda LegalPlanning in an Era of New Rights and Responsibilities: Marriage, Domestic Partnerships and Estate Planning Issues for California Same-Sex Couples2008
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section of the Bar Association of San FranciscoEstate Planning for Non-Traditional Families in an Era of New Rights and Responsibilities2008
East Bay Women's ConferenceLife, Death, Divorce and Disability: Protecting Yourself, Your Family and Your Hard Earned Assets2008
East Bay Community FoundationEstate Planning for LGBT Couples and Families2008
California Continuing Education of the BarEstate Planning for the Blended Family2008
California Continuing Education of the BarEstate Planning for the Blended Family2008
The Guild of St. IvesEstate Planning for LGBT Couples and Families2007
The Clorox Company, LGBT Task ForceEstate Planning for Unmarried Partners2007
Northern California Planned Giving ConferenceBlended Families and the Perils of Planned Giving2007
Grace CathedralEstate, Tax and Charitable Planning for the LGBT Community2007
Continuing Education of the BarEstate Planning for Unmarried Partners2007
Continuing Education of the BarEstate Planning for Unmarried Partners2007
Bar Association of San Francisco, Barristers ClubEstate Planning for LGBT Couples and Families2007
Alameda County Bar Association, Estate Planning CommitteeEstate Planning for Registered Domestic Partners2007