Tanya Prioste

Collaborative Practice of San Mateo County
Lakin Spears, LLP
Palo Alto, California 94303
United States
Office: (650) 328-7000
Member since 2005
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Lawyer

Tanya E. Prioste is a partner in the Family Law Group at Lakin Spears, LLP in Palo Alto, California and a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Her practice is devoted exclusively to family law.

Ms. Prioste is rated AV preeminent by Martindale Hubbell. She has been selected by her peers as among the top family lawyers in Northern California every year since 2004 and was named one of Northern California's 'Top 50 Women Lawyers' across all practice areas in 2009, 2010, 2012 - 2016 (as surveyed by San Francisco Magazine and published in the Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine). In addition, Ms. Prioste was named one of the top 100 lawyers across all practice areas in 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Ms. Prioste has co-authored several articles on topics including attorney fees, international custody move-aways, child support, reimbursements, imputation of income in support cases, and disclosure obligations.

Ms. Prioste has presented on numerous family law topics, including premarital agreements, employment benefits, reimbursement rights, transmutation and separate property contribution issues, fiduciary duties, the fundamentals of family law, and custody move-aways.

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law
License(s): Admitted to the California State Bar, 1994 ~Certified Family Law Specialist as of 2002
Professional Activities: Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ~Member of the San Mateo County and Santa Clara County Bar Associations ~Member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists ~