Suzanne J. Shephard

Attorney at Law

(916) 484-3929


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I established my law office in 1993, over 20 years ago, to serve clients with their estate planning and related needs. I offer personal service to my clients and specialize in the following areas of law:

  • Living Trusts and Wills
  • Amendments of Trusts
  • Administration of Trusts by Successor Trustees
  • Probate of Wills
  • Estate Planning


  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1993
  • Admitted to practice in California, 1992


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, CA, J.D., 1992
  • University of California, Berkeley, CA, School of Public Health, Master's Degree in Public Health, 1974
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California, B.A. with distinction, 1973

Community Service— Past and Present

  • Sacramento County Planning Council, Member
  • Visiting Nurses Association, Board of Trustees
  • California State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Advisory Council Chairperson
  • Northern California Artist Association, Board of Directors
  • Northern California Artists Inc., Board of Directors
  • Sacramento Suburban Writers Club, Board of Directors 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sacramento Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Estate and Probate Section, Member
  • California State Bar Association, Estate and Probate Section, Member