Law Offices of

Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law,

         by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Norton & Ingersoll, P.C.


Prior to opening this firm with my partner Kristen Ingersoll, I was a partner at Beyers | Costin PC, and before that, with Lanahan & Reilley LLP for several years.  


During law school, I completed a portion of my studies in Rome, Italy. Also at that time, I clerked for the Honorable John R. Padova, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. I have also previously clerked in both the General Counsel’s Office for Temple University, and the General Counsel’s Office for the National Security Agency.


Prior to attending law school, I served on active duty in the United States Air Force for 5 1/2 years as an intelligence analyst, and am currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve, serving as a liaison office for the US Air Force Academy and AFROTC.


Tele: (707) 230-2644

Teresa J. Norton, Esq.

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law,

by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization





  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California



  • Temple University School of Law, J.D. 1995
  • University of LaVerne, B.S. in Business Management, magna cum laude, 1991

Professional Associations

  • Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council
  • Trusts & Estates Section, Sonoma County Bar Association (SCBA)
  • Sonoma County Women in Law
  • Sonoma County Probate Rules Committee  Member, 2008-2010
  • Member of SCBA Trusts & Estates Section Steering Committee, 2013-present
  • Program Co-Chair for the SCBA Trusts & Estates Section, 2011-2013
  • Air Force Association Member


  • State of the Estate Tax, Financial Resource Guide, North Bay Business Journal, 2009
  • Featured in "Securing the Future,"Sonoma Business Magazine (September 2001), regarding estate planning and elder abuse issues.

Community Service

  • Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Board of Director and past chair for 2007
  • Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • Former Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Foundation Board member, and strategic planning committee member
  • Former Member Sonoma County Family YMCA Development Committee
  • Member, Roustabout Theater Board of Directors