Biography

Jennifer Cowan is an estate planning attorney in San Rafael, CA. She holds an LL.M. in Taxation (graduating with Honors) with an emphasis in estate and gift taxation from Golden Gate University School of Law.

JenniferPhoto2012touched150A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Jennifer obtained her law degree from the Widener University School of Law, Delaware, graduating in the top 1% of her class magna cum laude. While in law school she was an Associate Editor of the Widener law review, The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and served as a law clerk to the Delaware Supreme Court Justice the Honorable Henry R. Horsey. After completing her J.D., Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Helen S. Balick, Federal Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware, and went on to practice at a large Wilmington law firm specializing in Corporate Bankruptcy.

A San Francisco native, Jennifer is a proud alumna of Lowell High School. A Marin resident since 1993,  her youngest son goes to at Tam High. Her hobbies include hiking, yoga and opera.

Jennifer’s community involvement includes volunteering in her son’s school and membership on the American Cancer Society’s Marin Gift and Estate Planning Advisory Board.