Mary Catherine Doherty

Mary Catherine Doherty has been practicing law since 1996 in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, probate, and employment law, and was formerly a director at the law firm of Anderson, Zeigler, Disharoon, Gallagher & Gray.  

Mary Catherine drafts estate plans, including the preparation of powers of attorney, wills, revocable living trusts, and irrevocable trusts, for a wide variety of individuals with unique familial, property, and tax-related concerns. She represents executors and trustees in estate and trust administration matters, and has experience preparing both estate and gift tax returns.

Mary Catherine also counsels employers on personnel matters involving legal compliance in wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, and termination related issues. She further provides guidance on employee handbook and policy related matters.  

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Employment Law

Admitted to the State Bar of California, 1996


  • Pepperdine University, J.D., 1995
  • University of San Diego, B.A., 1991
  • University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, Certificate of Modern French, 1990


  • Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council
  • Sonoma County Bar Association

Contact Mary Catherine Doherty

Law Offices of Mary Catherine Doherty, A Professional Corporation
320 College Avenue
Suite 220
Santa Rosa, California  95401
Phone: (707) 284-1450
Fax: (707) 284-1451


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California

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