Barbara Erb Scramstad was admitted to the California Bar in 1992. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Ms. Scramstad earned bachelor’s degrees in both French and Political Science from California State University, now Cal State East Bay, spending a year abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France. In May 1992, she graduated from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.
Ms. Scramstad is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. She is also a member of the Contra Costa County and Alameda County Bar Associations, as well as the Trusts & Estates and Family Law Sections of the State Bar. Ms. Scramstad regularly accepts appointments by the court to act as Minor’s Counsel, representing children, primarily in family law cases. Ms. Scramstad has lectured on issues of dissolution, domestic violence, and child custody. In addition to family law matters, she handles trusts & estate matters, including drafting estate plans, trust administration, guardianships, and probate litigation.
Always community conscious, Ms. Scramstad has been a volunteer staff member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program since 2003. As a member of Team in Training’s S.F. Bay Area Walk Team, she has completed numerous marathons and half marathons, while raising funds benefitting those persons and their families who are battling blood cancers.
Barbara E. Scramstad