Best Place to Work in 2021 | September 21, 2021

We are pleased and grateful to announce that the North Bay Business Journal has selected SMT for the fourth consecutive year as one of the Best Places to Work in the North Bay.


Super Lawyers Rising Star | May 1, 2021

SMT is proud to announce that Keenan J. McCullough has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the legal community for the second year in a row.  The award acknowledges his great skills in M&A work and business/corporate work in general.  This is a peer designation (i.e. selected by other lawyers in the field) and is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state.


Bohemian Best of 2021 | April 6, 2021

SMT is pleased and grateful to announce that we have won 4 “Best of” awards in the Bohemian:  Best Law Firm (4th consecutive year), Best Real Estate Attorney Kevin J. McCullough (5th consecutive year), Best Labor & Employment Attorney Jan Gabrielson Tansil (2nd time in 3 years), and Best Intellectual Property Attorney Barbara D. Gallagher.

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Celebrating 25 years of Partnership | January 6, 2021

In 1996, Greg Spaulding, Kevin McCullough and Jan Tansil formed the law firm that is now Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP (SMT).  It was the launch of a full service law firm that was committed to a partnership with the community and its clients.  SMT continues that tradition today with 22 accomplished attorneys accompanied by an incredible staff that provides personalized and responsive client service.  We remain pleased to assist our clients with their legal matters.

Kari J. Brown has become a Partner | January 6, 2021

SMT is excited to announce that Kari J. Brown has become a partner of the firm. Her practice primarily focuses on employment law, though Kari is also experienced in handling general civil litigation matters, including business and contractual disputes and personal injury matters. Kari’s breadth of experience in various areas of the law gives her the unique ability to give her clients well-rounded and sound advice. More details of Kari’s practice are found on her bio page.

Albert Handleman selected as Lawyer of the Year | September 1, 2020

SMT is proud to announce that for the third year in a row, Albert G. Handelman has been designated a Best Lawyer for his work in Trusts and Estates.  This award is limited to a small number of attorneys in our area and is based on peer review where leading lawyers select who is a Best Lawyer.

In addition, Albert has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Trusts and Estates in Santa Rosa.  Only a single lawyer in a specific practice area and location is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” designation.