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Nov. 9 brown bag – Older and Wiser: Basic Legal Knowledge for Living Well to the End

Come to a Tuesday, Nov. 9, brown bag to get basic legal knowledge for living well to the end.

Estate planning attorney Sara Diamond will discuss what you need to know to protect yourself legally as you age. She’ll talk about the need for power of attorney and advance health care directive documents as well as the basics of wills, trusts, trust administration and probate avoidance. She’ll also answer general questions about how to maintain as much control as possible over your own financial affairs and well-being.

Older and Wiser: Basic Legal Knowledge for Living Well to the End

  • Tuesday, Nov. 9
  • Noon – 1 p.m.
  • Franklin Building, Room 9204
  • ReadyTalk Call In Number: 1-866-740-1260
  • Access code: 9879124

More about Sara Diamond

Sara Diamond is a panel lawyer with ARAG, the legal insurance plan offered to UC employees. (ARAG is being offered this year during Open Enrollment. Visit the Open Enrollment website to learn more.)

She enjoys working with ARAG and with ARAG clients. Learn more about ARAG at

Sara is an estate planning and probate attorney located in downtown Berkeley. She had a previous career as a sociologist, professor and political author before making a mid-life career change to law. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Berkeley and her law degree from UC Hastings. Since becoming an attorney, she has taught Elder Law at the JFK University School of Law and at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. She is a member of the Alameda County Bar Association and the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. She speaks Spanish and is available to work with clients or their family members for whom English may be their second language.

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