Also known as Bernie Kempen

Bernie Johannes Kempen

Bernie Johannes Kempen

Divorce / Separation Lawyer
San Francisco, CA




No Misconduct


English , Afrikaans

Answers and Advice

233 questions answered.

About Me

Humor is the key

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (30 minutes), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Honest and ethical attorney

Posted by: a client about 1 month ago.

I worked in the legal field for over 10 years and it is rare to find such an honest and ethical attorney like Bernie Kempen. He did an outstanding...

Seasoned & Experienced

Posted by: a client about 2 months ago.

Some people say lawyer’s not your friend. You are a mere one-time client for them but their relationships with the court are permanent as long as...
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Showing 2 of 8 peer endorsements

Debra Vaniman Crawford
Debra Crawford

Monterey, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Elaine Lucy Morinelli
Elaine Morinelli

Oakland, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Mr. Kempen because I know he can do the job for you correctly and swiftly, with the utmost in professionalism.
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1993 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1996 – present



Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1993 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Golden Gate University School of Law


Showing 1 of 3 awards

2014 Certified Specialist - Family Law

State Bar of California


Showing 1 of 15 association entries

2014- present Caretaker Board Member

Castro Valley Matters

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2010 Is Your Same Sex Relationship Over


Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 2 occasions

2007 South Africa

at Rotary Club of Castro Valley

2006 South Africa

at Rotary Club of Modesto East