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Erik Wayland Newton

Erik Wayland Newton

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Marriage & Prenuptials, Child Support

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    9 years
  2. Family: 30%
    9 years
  3. Child Custody: 10%
    9 years
  4. Child Support: 5%
    9 years
  5. Marriage & Prenuptials: 5%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-450/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

23 total 

  • Tyler Elliot Hollingsworth

    I endorse this lawyer's work.

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    Tyler Hollingsworth Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
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  • Kelly Chang Rickert

    Erik Newton is a fantastic attorney - he understands what's needed, and uses his knowledge to get the best results for his clients. I have worked against him in several prenups - tough negotiator! but always gets the job done. Highly recommended.

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    Kelly Rickert Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Van Voorhis & Sosna, LLP

369 Pine Street.
Suite 810
San Francisco, CA, 94104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200605/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersNorther California Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyersNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
Top Lawyers in CaliforniaThe Legal Network2013
2012 Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Top Attorneys - Northern California Outstanding LawyersAmerican Registry2012
National Honor SocietyGolden Key2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHeath-Newton, LLP2010 - 2014
Founding AttorneyNewton Law Offices2006 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Beach CitizensBoard of Directors2012 - Present
California Common SenseBoard of Advisors2012 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsStanding Member2012 - Present
Barrister's ClubChair, Family Law Section2011 - Present
SparkBoard of Advisors2010 - Present
Lawyers for BurnersStanding Member/ Pro Bono Legal Services Provider2009 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoStanding Member2007 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionStanding Member2007 - Present
Journal of Law Economics and PolicyChair, Board of Alumni Advisors2005 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
AnonymousSettled out of court for minimal cost

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New York TimesYou Already Have a Prenup2013
Guide to California Premarital AgreementsHow to Approach the Prenup Conversation Gracefully2013
Guide to California Premarital AgreementsGood Prenups Take Time. Period2013
Guide to California Premarital AgreementsWhat Could Happen to Your Twitter Account and why it Matters2013
Huffington PostHow To Strengthen Your Marriage With A Prenup2013
Huffington PostSeparate but Equal Has Never Been Equal2013
Divorce FAQs: A Legal GuideDivorce Process Basics2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Center for Understanding in ConflictMediationMediation Certification2011
Accomplishment CoachingPersonal CoachingCertified Executive Coach2006
George Mason UnivFinanceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
George Mason Univ SOLLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WebinarDivorce Basics - How to Avoid Unnecessary Heartache2013
WebinarPrenup Basics2013
Wealth Psychology with Emily & Dr JamieThe Dreaded Prenup2013
WebinarDivorce Basics2012
Sex with Emily Radiothe 7-Year Itch in Marriage2012
Meaningful Marriage WorkshopPlanning for a Meaningful Marriage2012
Google Speaker SeriesMarriage Planning and Premarital Agreements - How to Strengthen Your Marriage in Advance2012
BNI Special SeminarHow to Network like a Superstar2011
BNIPremarital Agreement Best Practices2011
BNIChild Custody – What Really Matters2011
BNIHow to Avoid Divorce Pitfalls2011