Ellen Cookman

Cookman Law

Ellen Cookman

Cookman Law

Ellen Cookman

Cookman Law

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Ellen Cookman is the principal of Cookman Law, PC in Palo Alto, California. She is passionate about helping families of all shapes and sizes plan for the future and utilize available resources. Ellen is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law from the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. She received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law and her LL.M. in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate from Golden Gate University. Ellen lives in East Palo Alto with her husband, two cute and very active boys (her older son has high-functioning autism), a husky mix named Rosie and a kitty named Skittles.

Firm Description

Families can be wonderful and fun, yet complicated and challenging! We help shepherd families through the planning process and help address your family’s unique needs for your stage of life.

 Families come in all shapes and sizes, and they have unique goals and concerns. You may be seeking to avoid or minimize taxes, avoid court involvement, protect a disabled relative’s inheritance, nominate guardians for your minor children, encourage responsible management by the next generation, and/or make sure your assets end up in the right hands upon your death. At Cookman Law, we work with you to develop a customized plan that best serves your family’s needs


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2100 Geng Road
Suite 210
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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