We are pleased to announce that the name of the law firm is changed to Falk, Barrot & Associates, LLP. The name change is in recognition of Kimberly Barrot’s dedication to Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP for the last thirteen years and her becoming a partner of the law firm in July 2021.
Kimberly started with the law firm in July 2008 as Mary Falk’s estate planning paralegal and the next fall attended Santa Clara University School of Law as a part-time evening student. Kimberly timely completed her legal education and graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in May 2013, passed the California Bar, and was sworn in as a licensed attorney in December 2013.
Kimberly immediately began her career as an estate planning attorney with Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP where she has continuously worked caring for families and their estate planning needs. Throughout her time with the law firm, Kimberly has drafted Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directives, gift tax and estate tax returns, irrevocable trusts for estate tax preservation, prepared LLCs for asset protection, planned for special needs individuals, as well as administered numerous probates and trust administration matters. Her concentration in the area of gift and estate tax planning for more than thirteen years has proven to be invaluable for our clients.
Kimberly was raised in San Mateo County and attended San Carlos elementary schools and Notre Dame Belmont. She received her Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University. She is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and the San Mateo County Bar Association and volunteers her time with various local non-profits. Kimberly lives in San Carlos with her spouse, Peter, and her three-year-old daughter, Madison. She strives for a balance in her work and home to be both an attentive attorney and loving spouse and mother.