Michelle Jacobson-Kwok graduated from San Francisco State University with Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Psychology, and was on the Dean's List. She received Law Degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Jacobson-Kwok served as a law clerk for the United States Attorney's office Environmental Unit, where she handled land use, Indian gaming and environmental law cases for the federal government. She also volunteered as a law clerk at "East Palo Alto Community Legal Services" where she assisted tenants in housing disputes. Ms. Jacobson-Kwok was also an investor advocate in USF's nationally recognized "Investor Justice Clinic", where she prepared cases for NASD arbitrations after investors had lost substantial amounts of money in the stock market due to the advice of unscrupulous broker/dealers.
In her current practice Ms. Jacobson-Kwok works primarily on family law and domestic violence/civil harassment cases. She particularly enjoys the satisfaction of seeing a case to its conclusion as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. She has handled hundreds of cases including child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, division of assets, domestic violence, civil harassment and mediations.
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|Partner||LJK Law Group, LLP||2010 - Present|
|Associate||Law Offices of Robert A. Goodman||2008 - 2010|
|Associate||Law Offices of Allan R. Frumkin||2005 - 2008|
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|Alameda County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|International Custody Dispute||Husband obtained sole legal and physical custody and was given permission to bring child back to United States without Wife|
|Long-term Marriage Spousal Support||Spousal Support reduced to $0 at trial. Jurisdiction to award support in the future reserved.|
|Domestic Violenece Restraining Order - Defense||Request for Restraining Order dismissed at trial|
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|University of San Francisco School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|San Francisco State University||N/A||Other - Bachelors||N/A|