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Hannah Halverson Sargent

About me

As the principal attorney at Sargent Law Offices, I am dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for my clients.  Whether involved in business planning, formation, dissolution, mergers & acquisitions or assisting my clients with their personal estate planning needs, I ensure that I approach each step with thoughtfulness and vigor.


 


In my past life I was a military officer, company commander, and AH-64D Apache Helicopter pilot.  My time in the military taught me patience, strategy, empathy and decisiveness.  These skills translate into my practice.  


 


Prior to beginning my own practice, I spent time performing clinical work for the indigent population in the East Bay and clerking at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Jose.  I was editor-in-chief of the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law and a recipient of the Prosser Prize. 


 


Please contact me with your business and estate planning needs.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    6 years
  2. Probate: 30%
    6 years
  3. Business: 20%
    6 years
  4. Elder Law: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Sargent is an outstanding attorney. I highly recommend her legal services.

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  • Harry-Todd Astrov

    Hannah Sargent is effective at taking the time to understand her client’s goals and working with them to translate their goals into effective legal solutions. Hannah’s clients will benefit from her varied experiences (e.g., Iraq war veteran), compassion and good humor.

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Contact info

Sargent Law Offices

20878 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA, 94546

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201005/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Prosser PrizeUC Berkeley-Prof. Jeff Selbin2009
Bronze StarU.S Army2006
Air MedalU.S. Army2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerSargent Law Offices2012 - Present
Law ClerkEast Bay Community Law Center2009 - 2009
Law ClerkUnited States Attorney's Office-San Jose2008 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Eastern Alameda County Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Veterans of Foreign WarsLifetime Member2005 - Present
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)N/A1999 - Present
Berkeley Journal of Criminal LawEditor-in-Chief2009 - 2010
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Avvo.comFive Ways to Get in Trouble as a Successor Trustee2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AN/A2008
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women in InvestingEstate Planning2015
Redwood Chapel-Senior SeminarsEstate Planning2015
Plan WiselyBasic Estate Planning2015
Senior SeminarsVeterans Benefits2013
Seminar Day- MOPS.orgFour Documents You Need to Protect Your Family2013