Carmen D. Sinigiani has become a Partner | May 5, 2019

SMT is excited to announce that Carmen D. Sinigiani has become a partner of the firm.  Her practice includes estate planning, family wealth management, planned charitable giving, probate, and trust administration and accountings.  Carmen handles all aspects of trust and estate litigation including trust and will contests, trustee and fiduciary disputes, heirship proceedings, and other beneficiary disputes.

NBBJ Forty Under 40 Award | May 3, 2019

SMT is proud to announce that Stephanie J. Rothberg has been selected by the North Bay Business Journal for its 2019 Forty Under 40 Award.

Bohemian Best of 2019 | March 22, 2019

SMT is pleased and grateful to announce that we have again won 3 “Best of” awards in the Bohemian: Best Law Firm (2nd consecutive year), Best Labor & Employment Attorney Jan Gabrielson Tansil (2nd consecutive year), and Best Real Estate Attorney Kevin J. McCullough (3rd consecutive year).

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Welcome Our New Attorneys | February 5, 2019

SMT is pleased to announce that Stephanie J. RothbergCandice L. Raposo, and Keenan J. McCullough have joined our firm as associate attorneys.

California Craft Beer Summit | September 29, 2018

Check out this video interview of … talking about having beers with our very own Don Winkle at the California Craft Beer Summit, September 2018.


Best Place to Work in 2018 | September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018

SMT is pleased and grateful to announce that we have been selected by the North Bay Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work in the North Bay.

Our firm is a great place to work – a wonderful group of people who are not just dedicated to excellence in our craft, but who also appreciate the humanity of spending each day together. Legal work can be stressful, both for clients and legal professionals, so it’s a high priority for us to have fun with what we’re doing. We work hard to create an environment in which attorneys and staff are supported both personally and professionally, and the result is committed employees who thrive on challenges and are passionate about helping our clients. Developing long-term, talented employees translates into consistency and continuity for clients who can count on an attorney or secretary who knows their name and returns their calls.  We are dedicated to our clients and each client should feel our commitment to them.

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Bohemian Best of 2018 | August 13, 2018

Bohemian’s 2018 Reader’s Poll results are out! SMT was selected as Best Law Firm, Jan Tansil was selected as Best Labor & Employment Attorney, and Kevin McCullough was selected as Best Real Estate Attorney for the 2nd consecutive year.

Kari Brown Selected as Forty Under 40 | March 15, 2018

SMT is pleased to announce that Kari J. Brown has been selected by the North Bay Business Journal for its Forty under 40 Award.

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SMT Celebrates 20 Years! | September 30, 2016

SMT featured in the Press Democrat’s September 30, 2016 North Bay People & Business Showcase

In 1996, attorneys Greg Spaulding, Kevin McCullough and Jan Tansil, along with Warren Dranit, Terry Sterling and Karin Beam, created Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP (SMT), a full service law firm. SMT has since grown to 19 accomplished attorneys accompanied by an incredible staff that provides personalized and responsive client service. The firm serves clients with business matters, labor and employment, litigation, trusts and estates, intellectual property and real property matters.

The attorneys and staff of SMT recently celebrated their 20 year anniversary with a party at their Santa Rosa office, attended by clients and friends. Park Avenue Catering fashioned a beautiful array of gourmet foods to pair with fine Sonoma County wines and premier local craft beer. In one of SMT’s conference rooms, guests browsed through pictures highlighting the many events held over the years at SMT.

The party was not just a celebration of two decades of providing excellent legal services to SMT’s clients, but also of the firm’s core culture. In reflecting on the festivities, Warren Dranit commented, “While it’s wonderful to celebrate that our firm has lasted a couple of decades, for me it was also a celebration of SMT being a great place to work. As I look around, I see a wonderful group of people who are not just dedicated to excellence in our craft but who also appreciate the humanity of spending each day together.”