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I am  a Certified Family Law Specialist, a distinction assigned by the State Bar of California, and am a named partner of the firm Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP.  My practice includes litigation of custody and complex financial matters.  My practice also includes mediation, both as a consulting attorney and as the mediator.  I am also trained in and practice collaborative law.  


I am proud to announce that in October 2013, I became a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).


I regularly serve as a Judge Pro Tem for the Santa Clara County Superior Court and as an Arbitrator in fee disputes in San Mateo County.


I am a member of the State Bar of California and belong to the San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Palo Alto Bar Associations, and the American Bar Association.  I have served as President, Treasurer and Board Member of the San Mateo County Bar Association, a current Delegate since 2000 and past Chair of the Conference of Delegates representing San Mateo County, and a member of Collaborative Practice San Mateo County since 2001, where I also serve on their Membership Committee.  I also volunteed with the YMCA and served on the Board of Managers for the Peninsula Family YMCA from 1999 through 2007.  I was a member of the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program – Class of 2002. 


I am a graduate of University of California at Davis (B.A. Degrees in International Relations and in French, 1989); and have my Juris Doctorate degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California, 1994. At California Western School of Law, I earned a highest possible score in Trial Advocacy.


My interests include spending time with my family, traveling, and international cultures.


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%

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Contact info

Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP

120-B Santa Margarita Avenue
Menlo Park, CA, 94025


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney & Owner/PartnerFlicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Mateo County Bar AssociationBoard Member; 2009 Treasurer2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
San Mateo County Bar Association, Women Lawyers SectionN/AN/A
Collaborative Practice San Mateo CountyMembership Committee MemberN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsN/AN/A
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Palo Alto Area Bar AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of California - DavisInternational Relations; French2 Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seminar on Family Law Issues for the Financial AdvisorDissolution Cross-Over Financial Planning and Mortgage Issues2008
San Mateo County Bar Association - Family Law SectionLong Term Spousal Support2008
Annual Traning for Family Court Services MediatorsChild Custody Move-Away Cases2008