Ellen Cookman is the principal of Cookman Law, PC in Palo Alto, California. She is passionate
about helping families of all shapes and sizes plan for the future and utilize available resources.
Ellen is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law from the California State
Bar Board of Legal Specialization. She received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law and her
LL.M. in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate from Golden Gate University. Ellen lives in East Palo
Alto with her husband, two cute and very active boys (her older son has high-functioning
autism), a boxer-pit bull mix named Ulysses, and a kitty named Skittles.