McGlashan and Sarrail

Attorney Profiles



PRACTICE AREAS: Estate Planning - Probate,Trusts and Conservatorship
Phone: (650) 341 2585
Fax:(650) 341 1395

KATHERINE A. WEST specializes in estate planning, probate, and trust administration. She is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning and Women Lawyer's sections of the San Mateo County Bar Association. Ms. West graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law, where she served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review.

She received CALI Awards in Contracts and Real Estate Conveyancing, and the Witkin Award in Health Law Seminar. Ms. West has published two articles in the Santa Clara Law Review: "Following in North Carolina's Footsteps: California's Challenge in Compensating Victims of Compulsory Sterilization" and "Denying a Class of Adopted Children Equal Protection."

Ms. West graduated with honors from the University of California, Davis, where she earned her bachelor's degree in History and minored in Economics. Prior to joining McGlashan & Sarrail, Ms. West volunteered in the Research Attorney's Office, Probate Department at the San Mateo County Superior Court.