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Ariel R Sosna

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Domestic Violence: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-325/hour)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

369 Pine Street Suite 810
San Francisco, CA, 94104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200702/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Northern California Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Pro Bono Publico AwardPublic Interest Clearinghouse2006
Public Interest Law CertificatePublic Interest Clearinghouse2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerVan Voorhis & Sosna LLP2009 - Present
AssociateThe Ruben Law Firm2006 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Francisco Bar AssociationCo-chair of the Family Law Section of the Barristers Club2008 - 2010
Queen's Bench Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2009
Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Shepard: The View of My Divorce Does Not Look Pretty2014
The Bar Assocation of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: The 4 Year Name Change- Why'd He Have to Go and Make Things So Complicated?2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Differing "Views" on Surrogacy2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Bode Miller Case Raises Question of Rights of Pregnant Women2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Child Support Arrears May Add Up to Felony Time? You Betcha, Levi!2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Judge Veers Over Two and a Half Times Under Guideline Calculations in Child Support Order2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Real Housewife Might Be Out of Touch with QDRO Reality2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Every Dog Has Its Day… In Court2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Bethenny Frankel: Skinnygirl Writes Fat Check2014
Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: No Cameras, Mouth Running or YouTube as Diva Carey Asks Husband for Divorce Confidentiality2014
Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: "Modern Family's" Modern Drama2014
Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: "Keep Up With Your Divorce, or Kick it to the Curb," Judge Tells Kardashian Sister2014
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Tax Deductible Spousal Support Cause Glee2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Short Order Divorce for Famous Cook2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Court Has Widest Discretion to Choose Parenting Plan for Former2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: End of Romance Can Signal Start of Litigation When Pricey Engagement Ring is at Stake2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Is Keeping Ex-Wife Off Reality TV a Motive in Steve Nash's Objection?2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Can the Uniform Parentage Act Prevent More Paternity Drama for the Kardashians?2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Divorce by Twilight, A Story About Summary Dissolution2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Real Housewives Sans Spouse or House2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Who's Your Daddy?2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: How One Becomes a Legal Stranger to Their Own Child2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Contentious Divorce Gets Even More Heated2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Ex-Wife Calls Foul on Ex-Husband’s Spending2013
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Dude, Where's My Wife?2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Can Money Buy a Decision2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Custody Battle, Visas and Gossip, Oh My!2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce - a ''Real Housewives'' Breakdown2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce Court. Will It Be California or New York?2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Non-Payment of Child Support Results in Stiff Penalties2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Come to My Window; Unless You're My Ex-Domestic Partner and Want More Child/Partner Support2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Wrestling Out of a Relationship2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Parenting Problems Played Out in Custody Case2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Primetime Prenuptial Signed in Duress2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Marriage for More Than Ten Years is Key in Kobe's Divorce2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: R&B Singer Usher Seeking Sole Custody? Not So Fast2012
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Spurred Romance?2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Hacker Husband2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Mega Millions, Mega Problems?2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Quickie Divorce? Not So Quick!2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: “Winning” Isn’t Everything in Custody Battle2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Major League Problems2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Kiss Your Money Goodbye?2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Arnold’s Judgment Day2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Reading [the Tabloids] Between the Lines2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Real Housewives, Real Problems2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: One Journey to Divorce2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Dashing for Divorce2011
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: The Physician-Patient Privilege and the Constitutional Right to Privacy is Not Absolute: Your Child's Best Interest Comes First2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Retirement Isn't What It Used To Be2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: If He's Not My Dad, Then Who Is He?2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: International Parental Abduction Cases2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Step-Parents Custodial Rights2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Is Post Nuptial Agreement King?2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Custody Battles with a Twist2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Bay Area Tax Attorney Obtains Ground-Breaking Private Letter Ruling for Gay Couples2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Is Greed Good?2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Custody Chaos2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: Mad Mel?2010
The Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinFamily Law Corner: How 28 Days Can Cost $10.25 Million2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLN/AlawN/A
Univ of California BerkeleyN/AundergraduateN/A