Jo Marie Ometer

Practice Emphasis

Ms. Ometer has over 40 years of experience in estate planning and the administration of decedents’ estates. She is certified by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in probate, estate planning and trust law. Ms. Ometer holds the highest rating, "AV", from Martindale-Hubbell.
Services to Clients

In addition to estate planning, Ms. Ometer also represents clients in conservatorship matters and provides assistance in the administration of trusts. She regularly appears before the Monterey County Superior Court in matters concerning the probate of decedent's estates, conservatorship proceedings and issues relating to trust administration.
Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
    • Member, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section
    • Liaison Committee Member, 1987
    • Delegate, 1992 and 1993
    • Certified as a Specialist in probate, estate planning and trust law
  • Monterey County Bar Association (Member Executive Committee, 1978, 1997)
  • American Bar Association
  • Monterey County Women Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 


  • JD, University of San Francisco, 1972
    • Member, Phi Alpha Delta
    • Judicial clerk, Superior Court, San Mateo County, 1972-73.
  • BA, Ohio State University, 1968

Contact Jo Marie Ometer

Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
470 Camino El Estero
Monterey, California  93940
Phone: (831) 373-3622
Fax: (831) 649-3043


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California

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