Member support resources - legal resources

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Family Law Attorneys

Suzie Thorn **member recommended**
Schapiro Thorn Inc.
1242 Market Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 431-5772
Practice Areas: International Law; Family Law; Custody; Jurisdictional Issues

Jill Hersh **member recommended**
Hersh Family Law
456 Montgomery Street, Seventeenth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104-1250
Phone: (415) 788-2200
Practice Areas: mediation, trial and appellate practice addressing legal problems in complex and high-asset family law matters

Mark Goosens **member recommended**
100 Pine Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 984-0430

177 Bovet Road, Suite 600
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 918-0430
Practice Areas: Estate Law, Family Law, Name & Gender Change; Probate Administration; Trust Administration

Bley and Bley **member recommended**
555 Montgomery Street, Suite 1205
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (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

Tour-Sarkissian Law Offices **member recommended**
211 Gough Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 626-7744
Practice Areas: business, family, probate and estate planning, immigration, and real estate matters

Sarah Van Voorhis
Van Voorhis and Sosna LLP
601 Montgomery Street, Suite 525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (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

Jennifer D. Rhodes
Rhodes & Co.
4 Embarcadero Center, 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 766-3595
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Family Law; complimentary 15 minute phone consultation

Monica Mazzei Potter, Diana Richmond, Anne Freeman
Sideman and Bancroft
One Embarcadero Center, 22nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 392-1960
Practice Areas: Family law, Mediation

Christopher McNamara
Sefton Family Law Group, P.C.
One Sansome Street, Suite 2850
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 539-3336
Practice Areas: Divorce, Alternative dispute resolution, Domestic violence and safety issues, pre-marital agreements

Ashley Rodet
Law Offices of Ashley Rodet
351 California Street, Suite 930
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 896-6620

802 B Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
Practice Areas: Family law

Debra Schoenberg
Schoenberg Family Law Group, P.C.
575 Market Street, Suite 4000
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 800-1620
Practice Areas: Family law

South Bay

Hales and Adames 1520 The Alameda, Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 287-2030
Practice Areas: Family Law


Rodrigo Dias
Greene Jordan Taubman and Dias LLP
999 Fifth Avenue, Suite 400
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: (415) 485-9290

Suzan Aiken
1000 Bridgeway, Suite D
Sausalito, CA 94965
Phone: (415) 332-9400
Practice Areas: Family Law, Collaborative Practice, Mediation


David D. Stein
Liaise Divorce Solutions
1 Sansome Street, Suite 720
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 399-8824

Public Resources for Family Law
(see also Abuse-Domestic Violence)

Bay Area Legal Aid
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
Phone: (415) 354-6360

La Casa de Las Madres
1663 Mission Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94103
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. Pro Bono Representation project provides access to free legal representation.
Phone: Adult Crisis Line (877) 503-1850; Counseling & Supportive Services (415) 503-0500

Justice & Diversity Center's (JDC) Family Law Project- SF Bar Association
301 Battery Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
Areas of Practice: Family Law Project assists low-income individuals and families with family law matters including marital dissolutions, child custody, and child support
Phone: (415) 989-1600

Family Violence Law Center
470 27th Street
Oakland,CA 94612
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.
Phone: 24-Hour Crisis Line: (800) 947-8301; (510) 208-0220

Wills & Trusts Attorneys

Harry Maring **member recommended**
Maring Law Firm
456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, California 94104
Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Tax; Business Planning
Phone: (415) 989-8406

Matthew Tuller **member recommended**
Tuller Law
201 Spear Street, Ste. 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Business Formation; Employment Law; Employment Litigation
Phone: (415) 426-3504

Lorin Bender **GGMG member, and member recommended**
Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP
1999 Harrison Street, 25th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Practice Areas: Trusts and Estate Planning; Business and Corporate; Employment & Labor Practice; Immigration & Nationality; Intellectual Property; Litigation; Real Estate
Phone: (510) 451-0544

Bill Scherer **member recommended**
Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP
140 Geary Street, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
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
Phone: (415) 433-1099

Paul OhAinle **member recommended**
Schiller Law Group, PLC
4 Orinda Way, Suite 280B
Orinda, CA 94563
Practice Areas: Business Law; Estate Planning/Taxation; CPA Firm Practice Enhancement
Phone: (925) 258-0123

Public resources for Estate Planning

Updated November 2016