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Shelagh K. Redding is of Counsel to the firm of Roisman Henel LLP. Each year from 2004 through 2012, Shelagh has been selected by her peers and the publishers of Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine as one of Northern California’s “Super Lawyers.” 

Trust and Probate Administration

Advising trustees, executors, and beneficiaries regarding the administration of decedents’ estates and trusts, including:

  • Instructions to trustees of continuing trusts

  • Interpretation of ambiguous documents

  • Resolution of disagreements among trustees, executors, and beneficiaries

  • Asset allocation and transfer documentation

  • Post-mortem tax planning and disclaimers

  • Preparation of estate tax returns, based on analysis of valuation and reporting issues

  • Probate and trust court proceedings

Professional Background:

Roisman Henel LLP, Of Counsel, January 2004 to present

Roisman Redding + Henel LLP, Partner, May 2002 to December 2003

Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May PC, Of Counsel, 1998-2002

Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May PC, Associate 1990-1998


Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1990

University of California at Berkeley, A.B., 1984

Professional Memberships:

State Bar of California: Trusts and Estates Section

Estate Planning Council of the East Bay

East Bay Trusts & Estates Lawyers


Practice areas

  1. Probate: 50%
  2. Trusts: 50%

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Contact info

Roisman Henel LLP

1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA, 94612


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers in Northern California 2004San Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics MagazineN/A
SuperLawyers in Northern California 2004-2012San Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselRoisman Henel LLP2004 - Present
PartnerRoisman Redding + Henel LLP2002 - 2003
Of CounselCrosby, Heafey, Roach & May PC1998 - 2002
AssociateCrosby, Heafey, Roach & May PC1990 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
East Bay Trusts & Estates LawyersMemberN/A
State Bar of California: Trusts and Estates SectionMemberN/A
Estate Planning Council of the EastMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJ.D., cum laude1990
University of California - BerkeleyN/AA.B.1984