Janelle Hansen


Tax, Trust and Estate


Janelle Hansen is an Associate Attorney in the Firm’s Tax and Trust and Estate Group. During law school, Ms. Hansen competed in internal moot court oral argument competitions as well as for her schools Appellate Oral Argument team in the California Traynor Competition, where she received Outstanding Individual Achievement in Oral Argument. In addition, Ms. Hansen was a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Nathan Mihara of the Sixth District Court of Appeal here in San Jose.

She has been practicing trust and estates law since she graduated from law school in 2014 and has experience with various trust and probate matters, including trust administration, trust litigation, conservatorships, and probating decedent’s estates.


  • B.A., English, Pre-Law minor, cum laude, Dominican University of California
  • J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law

Community and Association

Janelle is a member of the Silicon Valley Bar Association.


  • State Bar of California


Janelle is a Bay Area native and lives in San Jose with her husband and son. In her spare time, Janelle loves fitness, including running and yoga, and spending time with her family.

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