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Sarah Arnott
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Sarah Arnott
Family Lawyer Serving Berkeley, CA
Dedicated and Experienced California Family Lawyer! Call for a Consultation!
I am a determined and skilled family attorney. I provide experienced and knowledgeable representation. I will work tirelessly for the results you need and deserve! Visit my website for reviews or call for a consultation. Read More »
Giselle F. Guro
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Giselle F. Guro
Family Lawyer Serving Berkeley, CA
California Family Law Lawyer
Giselle F. Guro is an associate attorney at Bay Area Family Law Center. Her previous family law experience includes clerking for a family law firm in Walnut Creek and participating in her law school’s Mediation Clinic,... Read More »
Lorna M. Jaynes
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Lorna M. Jaynes
Family Lawyer Serving Berkeley, CA
Experienced & Compassionate California Family Attorney! Call for a Consultation!
I am a dedicated and skilled family law attorney. I limit my practice to settlement, specializing in collaborative law and mediation. Visit my website to see client testimonials and reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
Ethan M. Weisinger
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Ethan M. Weisinger
Family Lawyer Serving Berkeley, CA
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Dedicated Family Lawyer! Striving to Do What is Best for You & Your Family!
I am a skilled and experienced family law attorney. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of my clients! Your family comes first! Visit my website for client testimonials and call for a consultation. Read More »
Angela N Bryant
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Angela N Bryant
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 11 years of experience
(510) 922-0904 2222 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of California - Davis
My approach to each family law case is specifically tailored to the needs of each client. Some cases require aggressive litigation, while other times, settlement is the best (and cheapest) choice for all involved. As your attorney, you can expect me to give you guidance based on the law, and to be transparent with you about your options. My role is to advise you, but not to make decisions for you. I enjoy partnering with my clients to get them their desired outcome. I am also very responsive to client communication. I pride myself on keeping you...
Valerie Kraml
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Valerie Kraml
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 12 years of experience
2625 Alcatraz Ave
319
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Joseph Odysseus Mastro
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Joseph Odysseus Mastro
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(855) 529-4020 2625 Alcatraz Avenue
Suite 444
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
Mr. Mastro was born in Oakland, grew up around the East Bay, and has spent his life living throughout the Bay Area, from San Francisco to San Jose. Mr. Mastro graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law in May 2006. He then passed the California State Bar Examination in July 2006 on his first attempt. Thereafter, Mr. Mastro became a Deputy Public Defender in San Joaquin County, representing clients in all manner of criminal cases, in a high-volume capacity. In 2009, Joe decided to return home to open his own law firm. Since then...
Trevor Caldwell Thorpe
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Trevor Caldwell Thorpe
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 24 years of experience
(415) 981-3111 2030 Addison Street, Suite 300,
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family and Divorce
Golden Gate University School of Law
Alex Verbeck
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Alex Verbeck
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer
(415) 212-8253 2120 University Ave.,
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
Lewis & Clark Law School
Martin James Elmer
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Martin James Elmer
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(510) 644-2411 1919 Addison St, #105
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Sharon Alkire
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Sharon Alkire
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer
(510) 761-5792 Law Office of Sharon Alkire
1604 Solano Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707
Family and Divorce
David Delmar Bunn
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 32 years of experience
(510) 528-0700 2025 Rose St
202A
Berkeley, CA 94709
Family and Divorce
Columbia Law School and Columbia Law School
Lawrence William Thorpe
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 55 years of experience
(415) 981-3111 2030 Addison St
300
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and International
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Frances Sarina Kaminer
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(510) 849-4424 2039 Shattuck Ave
UNIT 202
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family and Divorce
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Ariel Sosna
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Ariel Sosna
Family Lawyer Serving Berkeley, CA
Dedicated Family Lawyer! Exceptional Service & Results! Call for a Consultation!
I have been exclusively practicing family law in California since 2007. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of those with family law issues! Visit my website for client reviews, call for a consultation! Read More »
Sara MacDwyer
Albany, CA Family Law Lawyer with 38 years of experience
(510) 525-4501 1604 Solano Ave
Albany, CA 94707
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Brook Gwendolyn Meakins
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(510) 922-1031 715 Hearst Ave
203
Berkeley, CA 94710
Family
University of Oregon School of Law
David Raj Worsham
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(510) 922-1031 715 Hearst Ave
203
Berkeley, CA 94710
Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
Elaine Ruth Lee
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 32 years of experience
(510) 848-9528 2348 Browning St
Berkeley, CA 94702
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Joel Hillson Tranter
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 15 years of experience
(510) 292-0907 2161 Shattuck Ave
315
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
David Nicholas Hillis
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(510) 889-1882 2147 Parker St
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law
Andrea Barr Goldman
Berkeley, CA Family Law Attorney with 27 years of experience
(510) 644-3360 1919 Addison St
# 201
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Martin Francis Triano
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 40 years of experience
(415) 371-8000 2000 Center St
308
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
New Coll of CA School of Law
Gabrielle Valerie Thorpe
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(415) 981-3111 2030 Addison St
300
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Mary Beth McNeill
Berkeley, CA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(510) 528-3200 2025 Rose St
# 200
Berkeley, CA 94709
Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Amanda J. List
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Amanda J. List
Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(510) 302-6600 2101 Webster Street
Suite 1835
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Appeals and Divorce
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Amanda J. List is an associate at the Wald Law Group. She specializes in divorces of all kinds with an emphasis on gay divorce. The Wald Law Group practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
Ariel Winger
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Ariel Winger
Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(510) 564-0585 5335 College Avenue, Suite 26A
Oakland, CA 94618
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFamily and Divorce
New College of California
I began practicing family law in 1999 and worked for a non-profit for 5 years where I successfully represented survivors of domestic violence and their children in court. In 2007 started my own family law practice to offer services for those who want to divorce using a non-adversarial model. I offer Mediation, Collaborative Practice, and other forms of settlement oriented methods of divorce that seek to find a mutually agreeable resolution for both parties.
Joy Diaz
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Joy Diaz
Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 4 years of experience
(415) 860-0574 1 Kaiser Plaza, Suite 401
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationFamily

Joy recognizes that most clients only come see lawyers when life has thrown them a curveball. For this reason, Joy strongly believes in listening to her clients and providing them with a safe space to process their emotions. Joy seeks to understand her client’s true priorities and resolve conflicts so that her clients are able to move forward with their lives positively.

Joy understands that every family is different and is invested in ensuring that she zealously advocates for those unique needs. Joy believes in using her natural strengths of compassion and empathy to create a trusting relationship with her clients....
Erin A. Levine
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Erin A. Levine
Emeryville, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(510) 595-4112 5801 Christie Ave.
Suite 387
Emeryville, CA 94608
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Daphne DeMorris Yeldell
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Daphne DeMorris Yeldell
Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 28 years of experience
(510) 655-8013 PO Box 3011
Oakland, CA 94609
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law Sch
Veronica Natalya Panella
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Veronica Natalya Panella
El Cerrito, CA Family Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
(510) 233-0572 11100 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Family, Divorce and Elder
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Debra Schoenberg
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Debra Schoenberg
San Francisco, CA Family Law Attorney with 34 years of experience
(415) 834-1120 575 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Family and Divorce
University of New Hampshire School of Law
DEBRA R. SCHOENBERG, ESQ., HAS A LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER.
More than thirty years ago, she established her own firm, which has vast experience and expertise in the highly sensitive and complex practice of family law. Ms. Schoenberg has established a professional reputation for thoroughness, strategic thinking, keen attention to detail, loyalty, and dedication to client service.

Today Ms. Schoenberg handles cases that range from complex financial issues and extensive marital estates, to high-conflict custody matters. Adept at negotiating resolutions as well as aggressively pursuing litigated outcomes, she also handles straightforward family law cases, pre- and post-marital agreements, and marital settlements. Ms....
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(800) 510-3916 505 14th Street
Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Business, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
With a sustainable law practice since 2007, Mr. Ali Shahrestani is a bi-coastal litigation attorney representing international and domestic clients in state and federal legal matters in NY, CA, MA, and WA. He has been featured in print and TV news for his legal expertise, is a recipient of multiple awards and a graduate of top rated universities with honors, and has donated much effort and time to public education, legal journalism, and social justice activism. 1) Education Law - K-12, College, Graduate, Students, Teachers, Schools 2) Divorce & Child Custody - High Conflict, LGBTQ, Father's Rights 3) Business, Contracts, & Real Estate...
Stacey Poole
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Stacey Poole
San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(415) 391-6000 535 Pacific Ave
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
I am an accomplished Divorce, Family, and Arbitration & Mediation attorney. I compassionately represent clients throughout the Bay Area with a broad range of family law matters.

As a Certified Family Law Specialist, I provide the experience, knowledge and skill needed to advocate for the best possible outcomes. I am dedicated to exceptional counsel to meet your family's legal needs and goals.
Ariel Sosna
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Ariel Sosna
San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Ariel Sosna is a founding partner of Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP. She is certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Sosna has been exclusively practicing family law in California (San Francisco Bay Area) since 2007.

Ms. Sosna received her J.D., with a concentration in Family Law, from U.C. Hastings School of the Law and her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley.

Before starting her own practice, Ms. Sosna was an associate at a well-known San Francisco law firm. She was co-chairperson of the Family Law Section of the San Francisco...
Sarah Arnott
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Sarah Arnott
San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Sarah Arnott is an Attorney at Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP. Ms. Arnott was certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in 2015, and served as the chairperson of the family law section of the San Francisco Bar Association's Barristers Club in 2013.

A native of New York and North Carolina, Ms. Arnott moved to California to attend Santa Clara University School of Law, from which she received her J.D. Ms. Arnott has exclusively practiced family law since 2008. She is well-versed in all areas of family law, including dissolutions, custody,...
Ali R Yousefi
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Ali R Yousefi
San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(650) 409-9701 75 Broadway Street
Ste 202
San Francisco, CA 94111
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFamily, Employment and Personal Injury
John F. Kennedy University
Law Offices of Ali Yousefi was established with the vision to provide outstanding and effective service to litigants in the family law, employment law, and personal injury realms. What clients need the most during litigation are passion, professionalism and expediency. These values are the pillars of our office. At the Law Offices of Ali Yousefi, P.C., we care for peoples rights and our utmost duty is to find legal solutions that will remedy challenges you are facing with the law.
Shelley M. Kennedy
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Shelley M. Kennedy
San Francisco, CA Family Law Attorney with 11 years of experience
(415) 398-3400 870 Market Street
Suite 1151
San Francisco, CA 94102
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Shelley M. Kennedy is a family law attorney and private mediator with Lawhon Law & Mediation, P.C.

Shelley's mediation practice includes high-asset dissolution of marriage matters including division of property, preparation of complex financial models, calculations for various settlement options, as well as determination of support. In addition to Shelley’s experience in financially complex matters, her practice also includes mediation for couples with smaller estates.

Shelley serves as a Settlement Conference Master for the San Francisco Unified Family Law Courts and as a volunteer attorney for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Pro Bono Family Law Project.

Shelley has participated in over 200...
Katherine Harris Reder
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Katherine Harris Reder
San Franicsoc, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(415) 648-3097 88 Kearny Suite 1475
San Franicsoc, CA 94108
Family, Appeals and Divorce
University of North Carolina School of Law
Kate Reder is an associate attorney at Wald & Thorndal. She specializes in family formation, divorce, and dissolution for both traditional and non-traditional families. Firm practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes; Mediation; Marvin Actions. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
Paul W. Thorndal
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Paul W. Thorndal
San Francisco, CA Family Law Attorney with 27 years of experience
(415) 648-3097 88 Kearny Suite 1475
San Francisco, CA 94108
Family, Appeals and Divorce
UC Hastings COL
Paul W. Thorndal is a partner at Wald & Thorndal. He specializes in divorces of all kinds with an emphasis on gay divorce. Mr. Thorndal is a Certified Family Law Specialist (The State Bar of California Legal Specialization). Wald & Thorndal's practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes; Mediation; Marvin Actions. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
Esther R. Lerner
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Esther R. Lerner
San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(415) 391-6000 535 Pacific Ave
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Golden Gate University School of Law
Kiana Moradi
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Kiana Moradi
San Francisco, CA Family Law Attorney with 20 years of experience
(415) 872-1081 Two Transamerica Center
505 Sansome Street, Suite 1980
San Francisco, CA 94111
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Harvard Law School and Cornell University

Kiana graduated from Cornell Law School with a concentration in business law and is a former business litigator at one of the nation’s largest law firms. Since 2002, she has been achieving successful outcomes for clients through negotiated agreements, mediation and litigation.

Kiana’s practice focuses on complex financial divorces and custody. With each case, she creates effective strategies in dividing marital assets and spousal and child support. She focuses on each client’s particular needs with “big-picture” astuteness. Kiana educates her clients about the advantages, disadvantages, and costs involved, enabling her clients to make the best decisions...
Yelda Mesbah Bartlett
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Yelda Mesbah Bartlett
Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(510) 318-6313 1939 Harrison Street
9th Floor, Suite 921
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Sarah Van Voorhis
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Sarah Van Voorhis
San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Stanford Law School
Michael Geller
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Michael Geller
Lafayette, CA Family Law Attorney with 1 year of experience
(415) 840-0570 3515 Mt Diablo Blvd Ste 4
Lafayette, CA 94549
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFamily and Personal Injury
Santa Clara University School of Law
Michael Geller grew up in San Francisco, CA. He attended the University of Southern California for his undergraduate studies, the City University of New York for his medical training, and Santa Clara University School of Law for his legal education. Michael started his legal career as an intern at the Solano County District Attorney’s Office. He was later trained by a nationally renowned Personal Injury attorney and mentored by a Certified Family Law Specialist. He then opened The Geller Firm to help with estate planning, personal injury, and license defense. Michael is bilingual in Russian.

Berkeley Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Family Violence Law Center
(800) 947-8301
Oakland, CA


Guardianship Clinic (Contra Costa County Bar Association)
Richmond, CA

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