Hannah A. Shakin

Senior Associate

Hannah Shakin advises individuals and families on all aspects of estate planning, trust administration, and probate proceedings.

Hannah is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. Her practice is concentrated on the creation and development of highly tailored and comprehensive estate plans, with an emphasis on addressing each client’s individual needs and concerns. This can include revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, and powers of attorney, with a focus on minimizing estate, property, and income tax exposure. Hannah’s clients appreciate her explanations and with her guidance are able to resolve challenging planning issues.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento Estate Planning Council, Board Member
  • Kasner Estate Planning Symposium Planning Committee, 2013-present
  • Active 20-30 Club of Greater Sacramento #1032, 2016-present
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section; Vice Chair
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Rotary Club of Arden Arcade

Honors & Rankings

  • Certified Legal Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star, 2019-2022
  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer, Estate Planning & Probate, 2019-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America©, Northern California, 2020-present
  • Sacramento Business Journal, Best of the Bar, 2018
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Federal Income Tax
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Community Property
  • Tax and Estate Planning Society- Santa Clara University School of Law, President, 2013-2014
  • Jewish Law Student Association- Santa Clara University School of Law, President, 2012-2013

 

Announcements

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Speaking Engagements / Events

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  • April 12, 2022
    Estate Planning & Real Estate Crossover Issues
    Sacramento Association of Realtors
  • September 9, 2021
    Securing Your Future Through Estate Planning
    Johnson & Bauer Real Estate Group
  • July 14, 2021
    Estate Planning 101

Hannah grew up in a military family and over the years has called 6 different states and 3 different countries home. She and her husband are now happily raising their young son, Asher, as well as a handful of cats and dogs, in Roseville. Hannah is an avid fan of traveling, stand up paddle boarding, and eating great food that someone else prepared.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento Estate Planning Council, Board Member
  • Kasner Estate Planning Symposium Planning Committee, 2013-present
  • Active 20-30 Club of Greater Sacramento #1032, 2016-present
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section; Vice Chair
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Rotary Club of Arden Arcade

Honors & Rankings

  • Certified Legal Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star, 2019-2022
  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer, Estate Planning & Probate, 2019-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America©, Northern California, 2020-present
  • Sacramento Business Journal, Best of the Bar, 2018
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Federal Income Tax
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Community Property
  • Tax and Estate Planning Society- Santa Clara University School of Law, President, 2013-2014
  • Jewish Law Student Association- Santa Clara University School of Law, President, 2012-2013