Areas of Emphasis
JD, University of San Francisco, 1972
Member, Phi Alpha Delta
Judicial clerk, Superior Court, San Mateo County, 1972-73.
BA, Ohio State University, 1968
US District Court, Northern District of California
||Jo Marie Ometer
Ms. Ometer has over 30 years of experience in estate planning and the administration of decedents’ estates. She is certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in probate, estate planning and trust law. Ms. Ometer holds the highest rating, "AV", from Martindale-Hubbell.
Services to Clients
In addition to estate planning, Ms. Ometer also represents clients in conservatorship matters and provides assistance in the administration of trusts. She regularly appears before the Monterey County Superior Court in matters concerning the probate of decedent's estates, conservatorship proceedings and issues relating to trust administration.
Other Experience Highlights
- State Bar of California
- Member, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section
- Liaison Committee Member, 1987
- Delegate, 1992 and 1993
- Certified as a Specialist in probate, estate planning and trust law
- Monterey County Bar Association (Member Executive Committee, 1978, 1997)
Ms. Ometer joined the firm in 1999, after many years of practice in Monterey County. She has taught a course in wills and trusts at the Monterey College of Law.