Cupertino, California 95014
I have been practicing law for 17 years, focusing exclusively on Family Law for the past 12 years. I have been engaged in Collaborative Law for 9 years, and I have limited my practice to Collaborative and Mediation for the past several years. I am also a Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California. I am married, with two daughters in elementary school.
Professional ActivitiesMember, Collaborative Law Association, now Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley from 1999 to present; ~ ~Founding Member, Association of Collaborative Law Attorneys ~ ~Membership Chair of Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley, 2004 ~ ~Board of Trustees of the Santa Clara County Bar Association 1997 - 1998; ~ ~Member, Family Law Executive Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, 1996 - present; ~ ~Member, Lawyer Referral Service Family Law Panel, 1997 - 2001, including serving clients of modest means from 1997 through 1999; ~ ~Volunteer Attorney, Pro Bono Project of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, 1995 -1998; ~ ~Volunteer Judge Pro Tem, assisting parties in dividing their assets, Santa Clara County Family Court, 1998 - 1999.
Vassar College, BA Italian, Graduated with Departmental Honors, 1984
Boston University School of Law, JD, 1991
Member, International Moot Court Team
Member, International Law Journal