As a principal in the Estate Planning law firm of Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP, Mary Falk devotes herself to providing her clients with the type of quality legal service she herself would seek from an attorney. Her focus on estate planning stems from her firm belief in protecting her clients and their families from the devastating effects that often accompany disability and death. Mary received her B.S. in Special and Elementary School Education, and her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University.
Kimberly Barrot is an associate attorney at Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP. Her practice focuses on all aspects of estate planning, including trust administration and probate, tax planning, and special needs planning. Kimberly earned her B.S. in Applied Sociology with an emphasis in Business and Human Service from Santa Clara University, and her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law.
James Chisel is an associate attorney at Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP. He practices in estate planning with a focus on trust and estate administration. James earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at University of Puget Sound, his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law, and he is currently completing a LL.M. in Taxation at University of San Francisco School of Law.
Jayashree Kathardekar is the Trust and Funding paralegal and Notary Public for the law firm of Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP. She assists in the preparation of Estate Planning documents and in the transfer of client’s assets into their newly created living trust. She received her Bachelor of Science from The Pennsylvania State University and her Masters in Business Administration from National University, as well as her Masters in Education from Widener University.
Jenna joined Falk, Cornell & Associates, LLP in September 2011 as an Administrative Assistant in the trust administration department. Previously she worked at Borel Private Bank & Trust Company for 6 years, primarily as a Trust Administrative Assistant. Jenna has completed the Cannon Financial Institute trust courses and since joining the firm, has obtained her Paralegal Certificate of Achievement. Furthermore, she became a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and graduated magna cum laude obtaining her Paralegal Associates in Science. She is currently a paralegal with the firm and is also serving as a California Notary Public.
Marketing/Client Relations Coordinator
Heather is the Marketing/Client Relations Coordinator for Falk, Cornell, & Associates. She is the friendly face you see at our front desk when you visit our office. She can help schedule appointments and assist with basic questions. Heather has background in Commercial Insurance, and Commercial Claims; she has a Property & Casualty Brokers License. Heather has studied at CSM and Cañada Jr. Colleges.