Attributing much of her success to her passion for her work and her desire to help others, Robin Boren-Coleman Sexton, Esq., began her studies at the American University in Washington, D.C., where she volunteered with her sorority to assist blind students with their homework, spent a year abroad at the American University of Paris in 1989, made the dean’s list, and ultimately obtained a Bachelor of Arts in international studies in 1991. She earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 1995, where she was honored in the dean’s commission, and was subsequently licensed to practice law by the State Bar of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ms. Sexton began her career as a judicial staff attorney with the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside in 1997.
During her time with the Riverside Superior Court, Ms. Sexton had her first experience with probate work and saw first-hand the struggle that individuals underwent following the loss of a loved one. Since then, she has cultivated considerable experience in estate planning and administration so that she can be a beacon of knowledge, expertise and compassion in order to help people through one of the most vulnerable times of their lives. Following her work with the court, she entered private practice as the sole practitioner of the Law Office of Robin Boren-Coleman Sexton from 2000 to 2016 and also served as an associate attorney with the Law Offices of C.R. Abrams, P.C. from 2015 to 2016. She then spent two years as an associate attorney with the Morgan Law Group from 2016 to 2018.
In 2018, Ms. Sexton joined the Wells Fargo Bank as the senior estate advisory specialist and vice president. In these roles, she leads teams of 12 to 15 members to oversee and conduct administrations when Wells Fargo is named as the corporate trustee or personal representative. Depending on the estate, the teams can include a variety of specialists that they have on staff. Ms. Sexton notes that the ability to have all the necessary specialists in house is something that she really appreciates about working in a corporate environment. In order to keep abreast of developments in her field, she maintains professional affiliation with the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Looking toward the future, Ms. Sexton intends to continue on her journey within the corporate structure and keep building her career in trust services. She truly loves what she does, and that love is the driving force behind her desire to excel and keep moving forward. In the spring of 2021, she was inducted into Lawyers of Distinction for excellence in will and trust law, something she cites among of the highlights of her career, though she also finds incredible gratification in the work she does every day to better herself. Ms. Sexton prides herself in the care she brings to her client relationships and keeping her clients central to all she does.
Alongside her professional endeavors, Ms. Sexton has been incredibly active in her community as well. A liaison with Families Forward, she previously served as president and vice president for the organization. She has also been active with the Vista Irvine chapter of the National Charity League, Inc. since 2014 and the Somerton Homeowners Association since 2001, where she has spent time as president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and member-at-large. Since 2020, she has been the recording secretary for the Northwood High School PTSA. Married to her husband, Dr. Charles Sexton, for many happy years, Ms. Sexton considers the highlight of her personal life to be her three daughters, Colette, who wants to be an attorney and is applying to law school; Camille, who wants to work in finance and attends Baylor University; and Chloe, who is still in high school.