San Mateo, California 94402
I am a Certified Specialist in Family Law and a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
I have practiced all aspects of family law since 1993. I have substantial experience litigating and settling complex family law cases that involve custody, support and property. I also handle premarital and postnuptial agreements and devote an increasing portion of mypractice to Collaborative Practice and Mediation.
In 2018, I was AAML NorCal Chapter Fellow of the Year. I am a current AAML NorCal Chapter Board Member (Secretary) and have served as Legal Counsel to the Board. I have been named a Northern California Super Lawyer and one of the top fifty women lawyers in Northern California. I received an AV Peer Review Rating by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell. I have also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America.
I am a current member of the San Francisco and San Mateo County Bar Associations, the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Collaborative Practice San Mateo County, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. I also serve on the San Mateo County Family Law ADR Mediation Referral Panel. I have chaired the Family Law Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association and Collaborative Practice San Mateo County. In addition, I was a member of Custody and Property North, sub-committees of the Family Law Section of the California State Bar.
I moderated a mediation panel at the 2018 AAML NorCal Symposium and co-presented on spousal support at the 11th Annual Statewide Conference of Collaborative Professionals. I have also presented a Webinar on Effective Case Management Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Family Lawyers. And I spoke at a Loco Parentis Luncheon on Work/Life Balance in the Legal Profession, and Disclosure Duties at the State Bar Spring Section Education Institute.