Collaborative Practice San Francisco
San Francisco, California 94123
Ms. Holley is a licensed Marriage, Family, Child Therapist and a Certified Family Law Specialist who serves the San Francisco Bay Area.
She is the 2011 recipient of the Hall of Fame Award for her outstanding contributions to Family Law. With over 34 years helping her clients achieve peaceful and just settlements in family law matters - including separation and divorce - Vivian Holley is one of the most experienced, accomplished and resourceful practitioners in the field of family law, offering the widest array of legal options and solutions to achieve the right balance of outcome, cost, harmony, and justice in divorces and family matters in San Francisco and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
A leader in the field of mediation in the United States since 1977, Ms. Holley has offered family and divorce mediation solutions in her San Francisco practice well before most practitioners heard of the concept, and she is regarded as an expert practitioner by her colleagues. Ms. Holley also offers collaborative law, another more structured, and in almost all cases a far more satisfying and lower-cost alternative to traditional litigation. The firm also offers consulting services as well as legal support for clients who wish to represent themselves.
Professional ActivitiesAssoc. of Certified Family Law Specialists, Director 1990-2010, ~President, 2001; ~SF Collaborative Practice Group; ~Assoc. Alt. Dispute Resolution ~Northern California; ~SF Bar Association, Family Law Section Ex Comm, Chair 1983; ~State Bar Association, Family Law ~San Fran. Pyschological Assoc. ~San Fran Sup Ct. Judge Pro Tem and Family Court Settlement Conf. Judge since 1980's; ~Facilitator Center for Attitudinal Healing.
Stanford University, BA with Honors
Stanford Univeristy, MA Counseling, 1969;
Univ. Of San Francisco JD, Am Jur Community Property, 1978
University of San Francisco, Juris Doctorate, 1978;
State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist, 1983;
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1975