Agnieszka K. Adams
(510) 433-2687

AKA_0716_smallAgnieszka K. Adams is a partner at Roisman Henel LLP.  Agnieszka is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law.

Agnieszka has been selected by her peers and the publishers of Law & Politics and San Francisco Magazine as one of Northern California’s “Rising Stars” from 2012 through 2016.  She is a member of the East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers and the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Barristers Club Section of the San Francisco Bar Association.  Agnieszka also volunteers her time at the Alameda County Bar Association VLSC Guardianship Clinic.  She is featured in the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Profile in Practice: Agnieszka Adams.

Agnieszka graduated summa cum laude from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History.  While at Lee University she was a recipient of the F. J. Lee Award for the Most Outstanding Graduating Senior.  Agnieszka attended University of Southampton in the United Kingdom where she earned a Bachelor of Laws degree.

Agnieszka continued her legal education at University of California Hastings College of the Law.  She graduated cum laude with a concentration in Taxation and a distinction for Pro Bono.  At UC Hastings, Agnieszka served as an extern to Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker of the United States District Court and was a recipient of the Judge Schnacke Scholarship.

Agnieszka is a native of Poland and lives with her husband and son in San Francisco.

Education and Professional Background:

Roisman Henel LLP, Associate, 2011 to present

Cooper, White & Cooper LLP, Associate, 2009 – 2010

University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009

University of Southampton, LL.B., 2006

Lee University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2004

Professional Memberships:

State Bar of California:  Trusts and Estates Section

East Bay Trusts & Estates Lawyers

San Francisco Bar Association, Barristers Club Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section

Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services, Volunteer

Speaking Engagements:

California Association of Winegrape Growers:  Estate and Succession Planning for Families, 2015

San Francisco Bar Association:  Alternatives to Probate and Initial Probate Filings, 2015

PFAC 20th Annual Conference: Starting Probate and Trust Administration After Death of Client, 2015

EBTEL Probate Bootcamp:  Alternatives to Probate and Initial Probate Filings, 2014

Bell Investments Advisors Women’s Roundtable:  Giving with a Plan, 2013


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