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Kate Blackburn Rockas

Kate Blackburn Rockas

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Support, Child Custody

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About Me

I spend my free time with my family.   When the weather is nice, we like to go to the beach or hike the trails in Mairn County.  I like to travel.  I love Paris.  I love Hawaii.  I don't have "hobbies" unless you count all of the times that I have tried to learn to knit.  However, I do enjoy puttering around my garden listening to my ipod. 


I grew up in Fresno.  My dad is an almond grower.  I always say that Fresno was a nice place to grow up.  We skied in the winter and spent our summers in Santa Cruz.   I have lived in the Bay Area ever since I left Fresno to go to college.  I have lived in Marin County for almost thirty years. 


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Child Support: 25%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Justin Lee Gordon

    I endorse this lawyer. Well known in her local community as a strong advocate.

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    Justin Gordon Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Kate Rockas

999 Fifth Ave
Suite 230
San Rafael, CA, 94901

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified Specialist - Family Law since 1996State Bar of California2011
Appreciation for Volunteer WorkMarin County Superior Court2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Kate Rockas1992 - Present
Panelist with Judges on Settlement ConferencesMarin County Superior Court1990 - Present
Advising Self-Represented PartysMarin County Superior Court1990 - Present
AssociateRichmond & Chamberlin1989 - 2002
Law Clerk/Associate AttorneyStotter, Samuels, Chamberlin & Coats1986 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Marin County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Marin County Bar AssociationEditor - Bar Association Newsletter2010 - Present
Business Networking InternationalSecretary/Treasurer2007 - Present
State Bar of California, Certified Family Law SpecialistCertified Family Law Specialist1996 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Trial on Validity of Prenuptial AgreementThe agreement was found to be invalid
Trial on Setting Child Support ArrearagesClient received $13,000 in past due support.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Law Review of Golden Gate University School of LawGolden Gate University School of Law1984

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of California Santa CruzN/AundergraduateN/A
Golden Gate Univ SOLN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CEBFundamentals of Dissolution of Marriage2000