Jarom B. Phipps


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Practice Area(s): Trust and Estates

  • Overview
  • Awards
  • Leadership
  • Speaking Engagements
  • Publications

Jarom Phipps’s practice focuses on assisting clients in estate planning, probate, and trust related matters. His specialty is trusts and estates related litigation, where throughout California he helps clients navigate complex issues within the probate system. Jarom is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

In addition to his practice, Jarom is a member of the California Lawyers Association (CLA), Trust and Estates section and the Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Law section.

Before joining Murphy Austin, Jarom was a senior associate attorney at Forethought, PC, where he specialized in trusts and estates litigation. Prior to his work at Forethought, PC, Jarom was a litigation attorney at Cregger & Chalfant LLP, where he represented public entities in civil rights matters and large corporations in civil disputes.

Jarom received his J.D. from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he graduated a semester early with honors. Jarom received his B.A. in American Studies from Brigham Young University. 

  • Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition: 1st Place (Best Oralist)
  • BYU Law Negotiation Competition: 1st Place
  • South Placer Estate Planning Council’s Board of Directors, Vice President-Marketing (From December 22, 2020 to Present)

  • Issue Editor for the California Lawyer’s Association’s Trusts & Estates Quarterly (2020)
  • Probate and Trust Litigation Seminar for the National Business Institute, January 17, 2020
  • Trusts and Estates Quarterly: “Tips of the Trade: Getting the Most out of Form Interrogatories: Helpful Tips and Common Pitfalls to Avoid” (2019).
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Law Section (2020)
  • South Placer Estate Planning Council (2017-2020)
  • El Dorado County Bar Association (2017-2019)
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of California
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • Brigham Young University, B.A., American Studies, cum laude, 2010

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J. Scott Alexander, Managing Partner

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Sacramento, CA 95814



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