Personal Banking

Legal Specialty Banking 

At Sunwest Bank we know that law firms have unique financial needs that are best complemented by banking relationships that help them achieve both their short- and long-term goals.

Our Legal Specialty Banking group is committed to delivering innovative financial solutions tailored to your firm. Sharyn Kohara, Vice President of our Legal Specialty Banking Group, has spent years supporting local and regional law firms, their partners and associates. Sharyn understands the complexities of law firm financing, growth strategies and cash flow requirements.

Specialty Finance Solutions*

  • » Loans
  • » Lines of Credit
  • » Equipment Financing
  • » Lockbox

Specialty Depository and Treasury Management Solutions

Banking Services:
Checking, Savings & Money Market account options

Information Reporting:
Securely access and manage your business accounts with ease. With Sunwest Bank Online you can obtain a summary of balances and detailed transaction information.

Remote Deposit Capture:
Eliminate unnecessary trips to the bank; deposit checks without leaving your office.

Merchant Card Services:
Conveniently accept multiple payment types, including credit and debit cards, gift cards and checks.

ACH origination:
Initiate and manage a wide variety of electronic transactions quickly and conveniently using online banking. Your operating expenses are subsequently reduced by eliminating printing, mailing, receipt and deposit of checks.

Fraud Prevention Tools:
Solutions for safeguarding your law firm, its partners and clients across your online transactions.


Specialty Services Solutions

Personal Banking Services:
Personal checking, savings and money market accounts available to partners and staff.

Financial Planning:
Our team will strategize and discuss various solutions to meet your personal needs.


Learn More

To learn more about how our Legal Specialty Banking Group can help your firm please call: 


Sharyn Kohara  
Vice President - Portfolio Relationship Manager  
Irvine Office - 714.730.4495


* Subject to Approval


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