SCMV Elects Two New Shareholders
Patrick joined the firm’s Estate Planning & Administration Department as an associate in 2019. His practice focuses on estate planning, trust and probate law. He is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as well as a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech.
Sarah joined the firm’s Litigation Department as an associate in 2019. Her practice primarily focuses on complex business matters. She is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and has extensive experience representing clients in complex civil and criminal matters in both state and federal courts. Sarah is a member of San Diego Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association, Lawyers Club of San Diego, Association of Business Trial Lawyers and the Louis M. Welsh San Diego Chapter of the American Inns of Court. Additionally, she is a volunteer coach for the San Diego High School Mock Trial Competition and a Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate with Voices for Children. She also serves on the board of directors for the Kindness Initiative. Sarah received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.
“Patrick and Sarah are exceptional attorneys and represent the future of our firm,” states Robert Caplan, president of SCMV. “We’re proud of their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success.”