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Family Law Attorneys

  • Member Recommended

Jill Hersh

Hersh Family Law
456 Montgomery Street, Seventeenth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104-1250
Practice Areas: mediation, trial and appellate practice addressing legal problems in complex and high-asset family law matters


Phone: (415) 788-2200
  • Member Recommended

Suzie Thorn

Schapiro Thorn Inc.
1242 Market Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Practice Areas: International Law; Family Law; Custody; Jurisdictional Issues
Phone: (415) 431-5772

Jennifer D. Rhodes

Rhodes & Co.

4 Embarcadero Center, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 766-3595

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Family Law

  • Member Recommended

Sarah Van Voorhis

Van Voorhis and Sosna LLP
369 Pine Street, Suite 810
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 274-2530

Practice Areas: Pre-Marital Agreements; Divorce;
Custody; Support; Child Support; Spousal Support; Domestic Partnerships;
Complex Marital and Domestic Partner/Same-sex Dissolutions (including
property allocation and division); Parentage (paternity); Post-Marital
Agreements; Agreement Mediation

  • Member Recommended

Tour-Sarkissian Law Offices

211 Gough Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 626-7744

Practice Areas: business, family, probate and estate planning, immigration, and real estate matters

  • Member Recommended

Bley and Bley

555 Montgomery Street, Suite 605
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 982-7311

Practice Areas: Complex financial tracings; Marital
standard of living analyses for the purpose of establishing; spousal
support; Valuation of closely held businesses; Separate property
tracings; Custody disputes, including custody issues arising in same-sex
partnerships; Review and preparation of prenuptial agreements; Review
and preparation of post-nuptial agreements; Litigating the validity of
pre and post-nuptial agreements

  • Member Recommended

Deepa Menon

Menon Law
870 Market Street, Suite 761
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 294-0303

  • Practice Areas: Representation for Dissolutions of Marriage (Divorce) and related issues; Family Formation Services
  • Flat-fee and other family law services for the self-represented
  • Mediation

  • Member Recommended

Mark Goosens

870 Market Street, Suite 1076

San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 984-0430

Practice Areas: Estate Law, Family Law, Name & Gender Change; Probate Administration; Trust Administration

  • Member Recommended

Erik Newton

Heath Newton

240 Stockton Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 398-1290

Practice Areas: premarital agreements, divorce, child custody and asset protection

Public Resources for Estate Planning

Public Resources for Family Law

Bay Area Legal Aid - Staci Martin

(415) 354-6360

Areas of Practice: HOUSING: Housing preservation,
including landlord-tenant issues, foreclosures, unlawful evictions,
housing discrimination; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & IMMIGRATION: Domestic
violence prevention and immigration related matters; ECONOMIC JUSTICE:
Consumer Law Matters and Access to Essential Public Benefits; HEALTH
CARE: Access to essential health care services, including MediCal

Family Violence Law Center

470 27th Street
Oakland,CA 94612
24-Hour Crisis Line: (800) 947-8301; (510) 208-0220

Mission: providing support and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, changing individual and community perceptions about relationship abuse, and advocating for change within the legal, health, education, and criminal justice systems.

Justice & Diversity Center's (JDC) Family Law Project- SF Bar Association

301 Battery Street, Third Floor

San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 989-1616

Areas of Practice: Family Law Project assists low-income individuals and families with family law matters including marital dissolutions, child custody, and child support

La Casa de Las Madres

1663 Mission Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94103
Adult Crisis Line (877) 503-1850
Counseling & Supportive Services (415) 503-0500

Mission: Respond to calls for help from domestic violence victims, of all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Give survivors the tools to transform their lives. Seek to prevent future violence by educating the community and by redefining public perceptions about domestic violence.


Wills & Trusts Attorneys

  • Member Recommended

Paul OhAinle

Schiller Law Group, PLC

4 Orinda Way, Suite 280B
Orinda, CA 94563
(925) 258-0123

Practice Areas: Business Law; Estate Planning/Taxation; CPA Firm Practice Enhancement

  • Member Recommended

Bill Scherer

Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP
140 Geary Street, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 433-1099

Practice Areas: business, corporate and nonprofit, intellectual property, employment, real estate and homeowners’ association law, mergers and acquisitions, estates and trusts, and commercial, employment, and personal injury litigation

  • Member Recommended

Lorin Bender

Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP

1999 Harrison Street, 25th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 451-0544

Practice Areas: Trusts and Estate Planning; Business and Corporate; Employment & Labor Practice; Immigration & Nationality; Intellectual Property; Litigation; Real Estate

  • Member Recommended

Matthew Tuller

Tuller Law
201 Spear Street, Ste. 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 426-3504

Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Business Formation; Employment Law; Employment Litigation


  • Member Recommended

Harry Maring

Maring Law Firm

456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, California 94104
(415) 989-8406

Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Tax; Business Planning

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