Kim M. Herold

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Kim Herold - Trust Estate Planning

Kim M. Herold


Ms. Herold joined McCormick Barstow’s Business Practice Group in 2016. For nearly 30 years, she has practiced in the areas of estate planning, probate, trust administration, and business law.

Kim Herold - Fresno Estate Planning

Ms. Herold advises individuals, families, and businesses on trusts, wills, charitable planning, and succession planning as well as tax planning and agribusiness issues.

Juris Doctor, 1987
George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1983 cum laude
Smith College

Concentrating in Estates and Trusts, Tax Planning, and Business Planning.

Ms. Herold is a member of the State Bar of California and the Fresno County Bar Association.  She is also a member and past Chair of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section of the Fresno County Bar Association.  Ms. Herold is a member of the Fresno Estate Planning Council and serves on their Board of Directors.

Honors and Awards

Ms. Herold is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell.  Ms. Herold has also been selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers list (2021-2023).

Community Involvement

Ms. Herold is an active member of the San Joaquin Valley Chapter of Leave a Legacy, a division of the National Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.  She is also a member of the Clovis Chapter of Soroptomists International.

Lecturer and Co-Author

Ms. Herold has lectured extensively on estate planning and administration topics to attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, financial planners, fundraising professionals, and various local organizations and associations. She has been an adjunct professor in the paralegal degree programs at Fresno City College and San Joaquin College of Law.

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