Jessica E. Pentland

Deputy County Counsel

 Jessica E. Pentland joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2013.  She is an attorney in the Probate Section and represents the Office of the Public Guardian.  Her primary practice areas include probate, probate litigation, financial elder abuse, conservatorships, and conservatorship and trust administration.

Jessica’s professional expertise includes:

  • Probate and mental health conservatorships
  • Probate conservatorship administration and litigation
  • Guardianships
  • Trust administration and litigation
  • Decedent estate administration and litigation


  • Santa Clara University, School of Law, J.D., 2012
    • Communications Chair, Tax and Estate Planning Society
    • Production Editor, Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., 2007

Professional Associations

  • Executive Committee Secretary of the Silicon Valley Bar Association (Present)
  • Co-Founder of the Silicon Valley Women’s Trust and Estate Council (Present)

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Fox, Shjeflo, Hartley & Babu

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